Pastor: Rev. Chris Cordes Fr. ChrisFr. Chris Cordes is the pastor of Our Lady of Lourdes Parish. He is from Jefferson City, Missouri and has been a priest of the Diocese of Jefferson City since his ordination in 1995. He came to Our Lady of Lourdes in 2015 after serving in four previous pastoral assignments in the diocese. You can email him at: or stop by the parish office to visit.
Associate Pastor: Rev. Msgr. Michael Flanagan Msgr. FlanaganMsgr. Michael Flanagan is an assocate pastor of Our Lady of Lourdes Parish after he had served her for 25 years as Pastor. He came to Missouri from Ireland and has served faithfully in many parishes in our Diocese. He is Episcopal Vicar of the northern region of the diocese as well as serving on the Personnel Board, Finance Committee, and Lay Retirement Board at the Diocesan level. Stop by the office and visit with him about our parish. You can email him at:
Associate Pastor: Rev. Michael Coleman Fr. MikeFr. Mike Coleman joined us as the Senior Associate Pastor in 2013. He comes to us from Moberly, MO. He is also serving as the chaplain at Father Tolton Catholic High School. You can email him at:
Resident Priest: Rev. Pachomius Meade Fr. Pachomius Meade, joined us as a Resident Priest in August of 2014. He comes to us from Conception Abbey in Conception, Missouri.  Fr. Pachomius is also a full-time graduate student at the University of Missouri. Take time to introduce yourself to him after Mass. You can email him at:
Deacon Joe Puglis Deacon Joe PuglisDeacon Joe Puglis was ordained to the Permanent Diaconate in 2004. He is active in our Youth and Religious Education Programs. He also teaches our monthly Baptism class. He and his wife, Mary Ann, have 4 grown children.
Deacon Jim Leyden Deacon Jim LeydenDeacon Jim Leyden was ordained to the Permanent Diaconate in 2007. He is an Assistant Manager with Hy-Vee stores. He is very active with the Altar Server Ministry. He and his wife, Joan, have 4 children. They came to Columbia from South Dakota.
Parish Secretary: Ms. Mary Staszcuk Mary StaszcukMary Staszcuk joined our parish staff in 2016.  She has been a member of the parish since 2014. Mary has 2 grown children along with 2 grandkids. You can email her at
Financial Secretary & Bulletin Editor: Mrs. Lisa Meyer Lisa MeyerLisa Meyer came to work in the parish office in July of 2011. She and her husband, Chris, have 2 children. They moved to Columbia from South Dakota in 2008. You can email her at
Director of Adult Initiation and Formation: Mrs. Debbie Portell Debbie PortellDebbie Portell has been the Adult Education director since 2007, and a member of the parish since 1988. She and her husband, Ed, have 3 grown children. If you have questions about R.C.I.A. or Adult Education programs give Debbie a call or email her at:
Director of Religious Education: Mrs. Kathleen Armistead Kathleen ArmisteadKathleen Armistead has been Director of Religious Education since 2005. Her program involves Religious Education for Pre-K through 6th grade for those students attending public schools. She and her husband, Jonathan, have 2 children, and have been a members of Our Lady of Lourdes for many years. Email her at:
Director of Liturgy/Music: Mr. Paul Fell Paul FellPaul Fell has been the Director of Music & Liturgy since 2004. He and his wife, Jennifer, moved here from Illinois. He oversees all  Liturgical Ministers, musicians, special Masses, funeral liturgies and altar servers. Email him at:
Director of Youth Ministry: Tonya Wolff joined our staff in the spring of 2014.  She has been a member of Our Lady of Lourdes for many years and has one child attending Our Lady of Lourdes Interparish School.  Youth Ministry includes three programs: 7th & 8th grade EDGE; 9th – 12th grade Lifeteen; and Confirmation Preparation for Sophmores – Seniors.  Email Tonya at:
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Youth Ministry Intern: Kristina Seyer is our Youth Ministry Intern. Kristina assists our Youth Minister with the 7th & 8th grade EDGE program; 9th-12th grade Lifeteen program, and Confirmation preparation.