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    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


    Luke Miller
    Director of Parish Life/Director of Operations

    JoAnn Elder was born and raised in Hialeah, Florida.  She received her Bachelor's degree in Business Administration from the University of Florida.  While at UF she married her husband David.  Upon graduation they relocated to Orlando, Florida where they became involved in the adoption and foster care communities.  They eventually adopted all four of their children.  In 2005, JoAnn and her family moved to Daytona Beach and became members of Our Lady of Lourdes.  After receiving her Master Catechist designation through the Diocese of Orlando, Jo Ann attended Loyola University New Orleans through their Ministry Extension program and graduated with a Master's Degree in Religious Education.  JoAnn's youngest son is a senior at Fr. Lopez Catholic High School and her youngest daughter is an 8th grader at Lourdes Academy.   

    JoAnn Elder
    Director of Lifelong Faith Formation

    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


    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



    Leonard Cox, was born in West Virginia.  He and his wife lived in Chatanooga, TN, for 23 years working for Xerox Corporation.  He and his wife transferred to Key West, Fl, for 10 years before moving to Daytona Beach, in 1996.  He has 3 children , 2 of which live in Daytona.  He enjoys watching sports.  He began working for our parish 2006.

    Leonard Cox
    Facility Technician

    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

    Laura Garand


    Alpha Retreat Team
    Jennifer and Will Roberts

    Altar Servers

    JoAnn Elder


    Joan Bowe

    Audio/Visual Tech
    Luke Miller


    Assistant Facility Technician

    Jake Dunnel

    Bereavement Support
    Pat Beaman


    Bereavement Hospitality
    Gail Miller

    Minister to the Sick
    Toni Blankenship

    Charismatic Prayer Group
    Valerie BomConselho


    Anne Miller
    Collection Counting

    Jean Gotlieb
    Collection Counting

    Bill & Carol Rice
    Special 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


    Faith Formation for Adults/Youth/Children

    Family Life Ministry
    JoAnn Elder


    Finance Council
    Dominick Morgese

    Andrea Miller


    Homeless Coalition
    Art LeViness


    Kitchen Ministry

    Ned Breslin

    Kitchen Ministry

    Paddi Burke

    Kitchen Ministry
    Terry Ray


    Marriage Prep/FOCCUS

    Molly and Andy Clark


    Ministry of the Word

    Sr. Anne Duffy


    Music Ministry
    Rachel Powell

    Parish Council

    Judi Konczos

    Plant and Gardening
    Ned and Nancy Breslin


    Respect Life
    Carol Rice   

    Religious Article Store

    Ann  Wurtz and Dan Torlucchi

    Rummage Center
    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


    Andy Clark


    Wellness Ministry
    Carol Raymond