Pastor, Fr Donald Hertges


Deacon, Greg Michel


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Sr. Helen Stejskal, DRE, RCIA


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          Sister Helen Stejskal is a School Sister of Notre Dame.  She grew up on a farm in northeast Iowa and attended Catholic grade and high school.  After graduation she entred the School Sisters of Notre Dame in Mankato, Minnesota.  She has taught in the Catholic schools in Iowa, Minnesota, North Dakota, and Washington.  Then ministry took her to diocesan and parish ministry in Iowa and Texas.  She is interested in people and has enjoyed many people during her lifetime.  They have enriched her faith and helped make life a wonderful experience.


School Principal, Jennifer Litterer


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 Office Manager, Kelli Bendixen


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        I have lived in Maquoketa all of my life. I married my highschool sweetheart in 1999, and have 2 children, Cameron and Anna. I was hired at Sacred Heart Church in June of 2008 and am excited to see the new growth that is happening here!  



Jane Starr, Pastoral Minister



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SCRIP, Candy Schneweis




Parish Nurse, Judy Szumlas



 Michelle Kelly, CFF/CYM


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I am a 1990 graduate of Maquoketa High School, and completed the Human Services AA degree at NICC at Peosta in 2006.  I grew up in the parishes of South and North Garryowen in Bernard then moved to Otter Creek as a teen and remained at St Lawrence until 2001 when my family and I joined the Sacred Heart Parish.  


I have three children, Timothy, Michaela, and Logan, one grandson, Samuel, and two small rescue dogs from Miami, Maggie and Mimi. I have been engaged to Virgil Roling since 2014.  I previously enjoyed a 9 year employment at Maquoketa High School, where I have discovered that I love working with young people.  When I'm not at work, I enjoy spending time with my family and exploring outdoor adventures with the pups.  

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