We wish to give a special Sacred Heart welcome to Michael Denz as our Director of the New Evangelization and Catechesis. As of July 1, 2017, Mike will be assuming this new ministry here at Sacred Heart of Jesus Parish and Diocesan Shrine. This is a new position for our parish and relatively new to the diocese as well. As a father, a husband, and a faith-filled Catholic, Mike has spent countless years working in various capacities throughout our diocese and various parishes teaching, catechizing, and fostering Saint John Paul the Great’s call to a new evangelization. A graduate of Franciscan University of Steubenville with a Master’s Degree in Theology; a Certification in Catechesis, and a Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology from Canisius College, Mike will be begin overseeing the parish wide call to the new evangelization and catechesis of children, young people, adults; revitalizing many of our programs which will include: adults, families, RCIA, youth ministry, young adult ministry and sacramental programs. As director, Mike will be working in collaboration with Mary Pat Bonnes, Don and Julie Monheim and many others helping us all update and upgrade our methods of spreading God’s word and all that we truly are here at Sacred Heart of Jesus Parish through all forms of social media not simply here at the parish but to the wider community of the diocese and North East.
Please make sure to introduce yourself to Mike when you see him and offer him our very best Sacred Heart Welcome.!