Parish Staff / Council

I am the vine, you are the branches… 

John 15:5

Our parish is led by passionate, faith-filled people.  Meet each of them below!

Father Greg Baxter


Ken Broz


Larry Heck


Jolene Jefferies

Parish Manager

Megan Seamann

Communications Associate

Judy Weier


Jonathan Wotipka

Pastoral Ministry – Liturgy, Youth Group, and Adult Faith Formation

Francesca Dammermann

Pastoral Ministry – Elderly, Homebound and Funerals

Shane Fagan

Religious Education

Amanda Scardina

Preschool Director

Judy Knight

Facility Manager

Jim Ernst


Lezlie Thomas

Parish Center Coordinator

Tracy Hoye

Music Ministry

The Parish Council

“whoever wishes to be great among you shall be your servant” 
Matthew 20:26

Offering their servant hands and feet, the Parish Council members are dedicated to the success of St Patrick Catholic Church by sharing their time and talents in guiding and leading our priest and parish staff.

President:  Mitch Wendlandt
Vice President:  Matt Ramm
Secretary:  Christa Pichler

Mission Statement:

We the designated members of St. Patrick Catholic Church of Gretna, in union with each other, with our pastor, and with the Archbishop of Omaha are united to form the Parish Pastoral Council.

We acknowledge that we are called upon to use our God-given talents in order to support and empower the members of the parish community to grow in faith, hope, and charity.

Father Greg Baxter

Susie Canfield

Shane Fagan (staff)

Theresa Huttmann

Jolene Jefferies (staff)

Jason Kassmeier

Joe Krajicek

Hannah Penson (staff)

Christa Pichler

Matt Ramm

Kevin Riley

Janell Ronk

Mitch Wendlandt