Rev. Michael P. Mernagh, M.A.— Father Michael has ministered in a variety of settings for more than 30 years. He has worked as a director of music and liturgy at churches in Chicago, Milwaukee and Louisville, a director of sacred music at Saint Meinrad School of Theology, and as a retreat director, which allows him to share his pastoral insights in new and creative ways. He has a B.A. in Music and an M.A. in Theology, with a specialization in Liturgy, from St. John’s University, Collegeville, MN. He is the author of a number of articles on liturgical and spiritual topics. Father Michael was ordained to the priesthood in May 2007 on the Feast of Pentecost.
Fr. Raymond Schafer BSW MDiv is a priest of over 25 years. He has ministered in various parishes in Indiana and is active in his ministry at St. John's Center, Louisville, KY.
Fr. Raymond's love for nature and the environment brings a treasure of knowledge and experience to our community. We gather in The Woods, his home for many of our creative rituals.