Parish Staff

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01 Fr. Andy Booms
02 Jeannine Hovey
04 Steve Schweinsberg
05 Anne Marie Graham
08 Fran Thiel
09 Melissa Shields
10 Pat Wise
11 Gary Hollingshead
12 Raymond Anthony


Saint Brigid of Kildare Catholic Church
207 Ashman Street
Midland, MI  48640


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Fr. Andy Booms         (989) 835-7121 ext 34

Fr. Andy Booms became the pastor of Saint Brigid of Kildare July 1, 2017.  He is happy to be serving Midland’s oldest Catholic parish and school.  Ordained June 8, 2007 he is now a middle aged priest in years of service and age he was 40 on June 24.  He serves as the vocation director for the Diocese of Saginaw, and is looking forward to years of building on the strengths of the Saint Brigid community.  In his down time he gardens, bikes and cross-country skies.  Say hello and introduce yourself, even if you see him walking his dog Bella.


Jeannine Hovey                                    (989) 835-7121 ext 36

Jeannine is our newest Staff member.  Please be sure to welcome her to her new role as parish business manager.

Steve Schweinsberg                             (989) 835-7121 ext 37

Deacon Al Oliver

Deacon Dan Corbat

Anne Marie Graham                               (989) 835-7121 ext 53


Born in Liverpool, England, Anne Marie completed a Bachelors degree in Theology and her post graduate teaching certification in Religious Education and taught in Catholic schools.  Anne Marie and her family, husband Stephen and 3 children, have been members of Saint Brigid parish since arriving in Midland, via Belgium, in 1995.Currently completing her Masters degree in Religious Studies, she is a commissioned Lay Minister for the diocese of Saginaw and is fully involved in the liturgical and social life of the parish. Her role as Director of Faith Formation includes the RCIA, adult faith formation and sacramental preparation.

Fran Thiel                                               (989) 835-7121 ext 59


Fran Thiel’s primary responsibility is to produce a comprehensive ministry schedule for all liturgical functions at Saint Brigid Parish. This involves approximately 80 people per week. She also prepares the Presider Books for the Liturgies and maintain an inventory of the items needed (hosts, wine candles, etc.) for the liturgies. She is presently a staff liason for the Worship and Spiritual Life Commission and has been or is involved with several ministries including lectoring, Eucharistic Minister, funeral lunches, counting money, helping with baptisms and wedding rehearsals. She is currently finishing the four year Lay Ministry Program and will be commissioned in September.

Melissa Shields                                                (989)  835-7121 ext 50

Pat Wise                                                 (989) 835-7121 ext 31             

Gary Hollingshead
Ray Anthony