Catholic Parish of St. Thomas More

210 Haddow Close, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, T6R 2P3, Ph: (780) 434-6313, Fax: (780) 438-2088

PASTORAL COUNCIL BIOGRAPHIES


  Fr. Antony Fernando (Pastor)
Bio to come.
  Fr. Sagayaraj Devadoss (Associate Pastor)
Bio to come.
  Deacon Dr. Randall Abele
Deacon Randall is married to Roseanne. They have had 5 children and are grandparents of five. He is a native Edmontonian and attended St. Paul’s elementary/junior high and St. Joseph’s High School. He graduated in Medicine from U of A in 1972. The family has lived in Taber, Alberta; Ottawa, and Cleveland, Ohio before returning to Edmonton in 1985. Randall and Roseanne have been parishioners at St. Thomas More for more than 14 years. Deacon Randall was a urological surgeon with a private practice for 30 years until he semi-retired in order to study in formation for the permanent diaconate and he was ordained in June 2012.
  Lawrence Lam
Bio to come.
  Greg Sorenson
Bio to come.
  Annette Patterson
Bio to come.
  Sharon Pisesky
Bio to come.
  June Iwanicka
June Iwanicka was born in Edmonton and raised in the farming community of Calmar, Alberta. She moved to Edmonton in 1969 to attend the U of A. She also attended Newman College on a part time basis for many years, while teaching for the Edmonton Catholic School Board. She began teaching in Kindergarten, but moved up through the grades and ended up teaching High School as well as serving as a high school chaplain. She has a son and daughter and two grandchildren. She is now retired from teaching and is involved in a number of different ministries at St. Thomas More Parish.
 

Ryan Lacy
Ryan, 22, is currently the youngest member of parish council. Ryan was born in Edmonton and is the oldest of five children. He has been attending St. Thomas More Parish with his family for about 17 years and has been actively involved as an Altar Server, Adult Server and Extraordinary Minister of Holy Communion. He is currently attending the University of Alberta pursuing two degrees - a Bachelor of Physical Education and Bachelor of Education. He has worked for several years as a swim instructor and lifeguard at Confederation Pool, and also works as a power skating instructor. In his spare time, Ryan loves playing and watching sports, especially hockey, tennis, and Ultimate Frisbee. He has also enjoyed playing competitive chess for a number of years, and loves movies. This is Ryan's first year on parish council and he is honoured to serve the parish through this ministry.