Director of Music:
Jeffrey holds a BMusic in organ/choral music from Shenandoah Conservatory, Winchester, VA, an MMusic in organ/choral music from the University of Illinois, Champaign-Urbana, and is a Colleague of the American Guild of Organists. He joined our staff in January 2014 as the Director of Music, a position which he has previously held in several others churches in the Diocese of Venice. In addition, he also directs several choirs in the community including the North Port Chorale, the Bay Indies Community Choir in Venice and the Horseshoe Cove Chorale and Chorus in Sarasota, FL,. Jeffrey lives in North Port with his wife, Lynette, and their five children.
Born Cleveland, Ohio
College University of Cincinnati
In 1976, Steve moved to Hollywood, Florida, and parlayed his education into a successful career as a software developer. Steve worked for several Florida Corporations on the east and gulf coasts.
In 1990, Steve moved to Tampa in anticipation of his marriage to Gladys (and her two children). Steve operated his own software development corporation, Basic Support, Inc., from 1997-2004, telneting from his home, with clients in California, New Jersey and Florida. Steve and Gladys moved to Englewood in 2002. In 2004, Steve began working part time for St. Raphael Catholic Church, and as they say, the rest is history!
Coordinator of Religious Education
Rodi Reyes Hernandez