Welcome and Parish Life Associate
In his role as Welcome, Parish Life and Stewardship Associate, Manny Rodriguez-Leach oversees St. Bart’s Welcome and Inclusion ministries and works closely with our Welcome Committee. In addition, Manny is responsible for presentation, food and beverages at all Parish events, such as the Easter Vigil reception and Stewardship events. Manny maintains parishioner information entered into our database and assists in preparing Stewardship's direct-mail pieces. With the Reverend Deborah Lee, Manny manages St. Bart's Connects! which are small community groups of parishioners currently meeting virtually to strengthen their ties to their faith and the parish. It is often said that Manny has never met a stranger; he truly embodies the radical welcome we strive to offer all who enter our doors.