Pastoral Council

Pastoral Council & Assignments

Fr. Michael Roach / Pastor

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Fr Mike Roach, appointed pastor of St. James, on November 1, 2011, is a native of the Kansas City area—born and raised in Liberty, MO., where he currently serves as Pastor of St. James Church, Liberty. Fr. Mike was ordained a priest for the Diocese of Kansas City-St. Joseph in 1981, and has served… READ MORE


David Jones / Chair


David Jones is the current Chair for the Pastoral Council.  He and his wife Tammy and their children, Brittany, Derrick and Wesley, moved to Liberty and joined St. James Parish in 1999… READ MORE

Steve Gregoire /


Steve Gregoire moved to Liberty and became a parishioner of St. James Church in February of 1996.  Steve feels honored to be a part of the St. James Pastoral Council and looks forward to contributing to the physical and spiritual growth of our parish… READ MORE

Clint Elliott /


Clint Elliott is a member of the St. James Pastoral Council.  Clint and his wife, Andrea, have been members of  the St. James Community for approximately 12 years… READ MORE

Doug Lewey /


Doug Lewey’s hometown is Liberty and he has been a member of St. James since he and his wife Betsy (Lopez) were married at St. James in 1981, the same year the current church was built. Betsy has been a member of St. James since 1962 and attended St. James School… READ MORE

Matthew Maggi


Matthew Maggi, his wife, Kirsten, and sons, Luc and Liam, became parishioners in 2012. Matthew is a Knight of Columbus and a sponsor in the RCIA program. He works as a Corporate Treasurer for a community bank.. READ MORE

Randal Pearson /


Randal Pearson and his family have been members of St. James since 2006. Randal has been a member of The Pastoral Council since 2013…READ MORE

Marla Neal /


Marla Neal and her children, Sydney, Morgan, and Taylor have been members of St. James since 2006. Marla is very active at St. James, she sings with the Parish Music Group…READ MORE


Hugo Mendoza /


Hugo Mendoza and his wife Claudia along with their three children,, Hugo Alberto, Roman and Annany moved to Kansas City in 2005. They have been part of St. James parish ever since…READ MORE

Julie Harman


Julie Harman has been a member of the St. James Community since 1985. Her five children all attended St. James School ...READ MORE


Arsenio “RC” Arciga /


RC Arciga is originally from Guam and his wife Lowella is from the Philippines. He spent his high school years in San Diego then joined the military where he served at Fort Riley, KS. He is a graduate of DeVry University…READ MORE


Kevin Nordhues /


Kevin Nordhues and his wife Sue have been members of St. James since 1995. They have  three 3 children, Bryce, Ben, and Megan, all of whom attended St. James School…READ MORE

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