Meet Our Pastor and Parish Ministers (personal contact info)

Fr. Phil Egitto was born in New York City.  He came to Florida when he was 17 and attended the University of Florida, where he received his Master's and Specialist Degree in Counselor Education.  After graduation he went to Seminary for one year at St. Meinrad in Indiana.  After St. Meinrad he attended St. Mary Seminary and University in Baltimore, MD.  He then came back to the Diocese and served as principal of St. Paul School in Daytona Beach, FL.  He was ordained a Priest in November of 1987 and was appointed as parochial Vicar at St. John Vianney in Orlando.  After 5 years at St. John's he was appointed to St. Theresa in Titusville.  In April of 1995 he was appointed Pastor of Our Lady of Lourdes, Daytona Beach, FL.  He is presently the co-chair of the clergy for F.A.I.T.H.  He is the treasurer for the Black Clergy Alliance.  He also is on the board for World AIDs week  and  the MLK  celebration committee.

Fr. Phil Egitto


Jeanine Correia, was born in Montefermiel, France. She was ten years old when she came to the United States. She lived and went to school in the city of Newark, N.J. During summer vacation in Portugal, she met her husband Manuel. They have two daughters. The family moved to Daytona in 2002. Jeanine enjoys being a mother, a wife and being with people. 
Jeanine Correia
Director of First Impressions


Rachel Powell
Director of Music and Liturgy

Rachel is a 2009 graduate of Stetson University, holding a Bachelor's Degree in music education, with a voice concentration. She is also a recent graduate of St. Joseph's College, where she earned her Master's degree in Music, with a concentration in Church Music and Liturgy. She and her husband Joey love this Church family, and look forward to raising their daughter in such a loving community.



Sean O'Dell
School Principal

Nelson Matthew
Director of  Discipleship/ Evangelization

Kay Thompson
Administrative Assistant/Bulletin

Doug Dupont, was born in Hialeah, FL.  He grew up in South Florida and was employed at his Parish Church, Immaculate Conception.  In 1999 he and his mother, Marie Dupont, moved to Port Orange, FL.  Marie died in 2009.  His brother lives in the area.  Doug enjoys dancing in his spare time

Doug Dupont
Property Maintenance



Margaret Kelly

Linda Thale was born in Moline, IL.  She, her husband and daughter moved to Ormond Beach in 1976.  Attended the Pastoral Ministry Program through the Diocese of Orlando, her focus being Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults she was commissioned a Pastoral Minister in 1991 and was the Director of RCIA at St. Paul for 6 years.  She and her husband Gary returned to Chicago in '97 where she attended and graduated from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago, beginning her artist commissions. They returned to Ormond Beach in 2005.  Linda enjoys drawing, painting, reading and spending time with her cats.


       Linda Thale                                                                            




(by ministry they coordinate)



Adoration/Exposition Ministry
Nancy Audette

Bereavement Support
Pat Beaman

Bereavement Hospitality
Gail Miller

Minister to the Sick
Toni Blankenship

Charismatic Prayer Group
Tony and Audrey Lewis

Bill & Carol Rice
Extraordinary Ministers of Holy Communion


Deaf and Hard of Hearing Ministry
Lynne and Brian Seeber

Education Ministry
Sean O’Dell

F.A..I.T.H. Justice Ministry
Terre Tumminello

Finance Council
Dominick Morgese

Dan and Joann Schaffer

Ministry of the Word
Sr. Anne Duffy


Parish Council, leadership team

Judi Konczos

Respect Life
Carol Rice   

Religious Article Store

Dan Torlucchi

Care  for creation ministry
Ann Ferrante



John and Rosemary Barbaro

Deaf and Hard of Hearing Ministry
Lynn and Brian Seeber

Sister Diocese Mission Coordinator
Sara Truhlar

St. Joseph’s Guild
Leonard Cox

St. Vincent de Paul Society
Phyliss Wys