Father David J. Nazimek
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Father Dave has served as pastor of St. Regis Parish since March 2012. Father Dave was ordained in May of 1993 by the late Bishop Anthony Bosco. His first assignment was St Agnes, North Huntingdon, then to Epiphany in Monessen for two years. His first pastorate was at Ss Cyril and Methodius in Fairchance. After five years there, he was re-assigned to Epiphany in Monessen as pastor. After eight years as pastor of Epiphany he became pastor of St Regis. Fr. Dave grew up in Republic, Fayette County.
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Florence Gradisek (Coordinator of Liturgy and Music)
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Florence has served as the Music and Liturgy Coordinator at St. Regis Parish since August of 1993. In addition to planning the music for parish liturgies, Florence established the Voice and Chime Ensemble, the Teen Youth Chorale, the Handbell Choir (2004) and the Ministries of Cantor and Youth Musicians. She also is in charge of the formation of Altar Servers, Lectors in the
Lector Accomplishment Program, the Eucharistic Ministers and the Ministers of Hospitality. Florence is a Select Committee Member of the Greensburg Chapter of the National Association of Pastoral Musicians and a member of the Amercan Guild of Organists. She is a former Diocese of Greensburg Worship Commission Member.
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Michael Daversa (Office Manager)
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Mike came to St. Regis in April 2015. He has an extensive business background and church accounting experience. Mike was tasked to combine both the secretarial and bookkeeping responsibilities, creating the Office Administrator position. He manages the day-to-day operations of the office and advises staff members when required. Call Mike with any questions or concerns that you may have. He will help you or direct you to the appropriate person.
Karen McDade (Director of Religious Education and Faith Formation/New Media Manager)
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Karen was hired as the Director of Religious Education and Faith Formation in April of 2017. Her primary role is being responsible for the development and implementation of all religious education and faith formation programs at the parish for children, youth, and adults. Her roles at the parish also include leading in sacrament preparation. Karen has been the Website Administrator at St. Regis Parish since May of 2011 and the New Media Manager since 2014. She takes pictures for the website and keeps it current. She also manages the recording of Mass each weekend, our YouTube account, and is one of the managers of our Facebook page.
Joyce Miller (Parish Secretary, Sacristan and Rectory Housekeeper)
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Joyce has been at St. Regis since January 2008 as is the rectory housekeeper and also the Church sacristan. Joyce helps prepare for weekend Masses and funerals. She also is in charge of ordering supplies such as candles, hosts, and other liturgical items. Joyce is an altar server and leads prayers at funeral home wake services. Joyce was hired as the parish secretary in March of 2017.
Stephen Spang (Maintenance)
Steve has been working at St. Regis since 2012. He serves as our parish maintenance man. His primary job duties include providing maintenance and repairs for the parish buildings and grounds. In addition, he provides the set-up/tear down for all parish events. Steve is also in charge of purchasing supplies for everyday and various special occasions.
Kevin Litzinger (Associate Organist)
Kevin serves as the Associate Organist at Saint Regis Parish. He has studied under Jane O’Mara NMCTA, Karen Huey, and is currently studying under Chaz Bowers, who is the Director of Music and Organist at Saint Bernard Parish in Mt. Lebanon. He is also an Adjunct Instructor of Organ and Organ Improvisation at Seton Hill University. Kevin began his ministry of music at Saint Regis in 2013 and is receiving his Pastoral and Liturgical training under Florence Gradisek. Some of Kevin’s duties include playing for weekend masses, assisting with the Youth Chime Ensemble, and helping Florence with planning for masses and special liturgies such as Morning Prayer. Kevin formerly served as an Altar server and helper with Religious Education classes at the parish. In addition to his duties at Saint Regis, Kevin substitutes at Blessed Sacrament Cathedral, Sisters of Charity of Seton Hill, Saint Edward Parish in Herminie and for various other liturgies throughout the Diocese. Additionally, Kevin serves as an organ Scholar and choir member at Saint Bernard in Mount Lebanon under Chaz Bowers and Aaron Sproul. Kevin is also a member of The American Guild of Organists and National Pastoral Musicians. When he is not behind the console, Kevin enjoys hiking, riding bikes, and spending time outdoors. He is currently pursuing a degree in Mechanical Engineering from Penn State.