St. Katharine Drexel Parish
1800 S. Katie Ave. Suite #1 (2 blks. west of 26th St. & Tea-Ellis
Rd.) (Click
here for map)
Sioux Falls, SD 57106
Office Hours: 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Friday
Phone - (605) 275-6870
Fax - (605) 275-6998
E-mail -
church.stkatharinedrexel@midconetwork.com
Father Joe Vogel, Pastor
Phone: (605) 275-6870
E-mail:
frjoe.stkatharinedrexel@midconetwork.com
Fr. Joe was ordained on May 27,
1987. In addition to his usual duties
as Pastor, he works closely with the
Parish Council, Finance Committee
and Building Committee. Fr. Joe
teaches in the Confirmation and
RCIA programs. He is involved in all
other activities that go along with
beginning a new parish.
Jennifer Hartmann, Director of Liturgy & Music,
Volunteer Coordinator
Phone: (605) 275-6870 x203
E-mail:
jennifer.stkatharinedrexel@midconetwork.com
Jennifer oversees the preparation
of our liturgies; directs the
Children’s Choir, jr. high ensemble,
Adult Choir and youth band; works
with cantors; helps engaged
couples plan their wedding
liturgies; registers new
parishioners; and trains,
coordinates and schedules our
liturgical volunteers.
Gae French, Director of Religious Education
Phone: (605) 275-6870 x204
E-mail:
gae.stkatharinedrexel@midconetwork.com
Gae directs the Religious
Education Program for children in
grades 1-6. She also coordinates
the sacramental preparation of
students for First Reconciliation
and First Holy Communion. Gae
facilitates the BASIC Program for
the 7th, 8th, and 9th grade
students and assists with the 10th
grade Confirmation program. She
is also starting to coordinate the
Little Parish Leader program, and
adult education opportunites
throughout the year.
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above to read a
biography.

Born: November 26, 1858
Died: March 3, 1955
(Parish Feast Day)
Canonized a Saint:
October 1, 2000
“If I can say of an action: ‘I
did it out of love of God,’
there is something about
it that will last through all
eternity.”
St. Katharine Drexel
Please click on the image to read a biography.
“Peacefully do at each
moment what at that
moment ought to be
done.”
St. Katharine Drexel
St. Katharine Drexel Parish
1800 S. Katie Ave. Ste. 1
Sioux Falls, SD 57106
Fax - (605) 275-6998
E-mail - church.stkatharinedrexel@midconetwork.com
Please click for a larger image.
This mural can be seen
in the Sacred Heart
Chapel at
St. Joseph
Cathedral in Sioux Falls.
Image courtesy of the
Archives of the Sisters of
the Blessed Sacrament.
Image courtesy of the
Archives of the Sisters of
the Blessed Sacrament.
Tonia Honner, Administrative Assistant
Phone: (605) 275-6870, x200
E-mail:
tonia.stkatharinedrexel@midconetwork.com
Ilene Carlson, Custodian
Phone: (605) 275-6780
Mary Jo Gallagher, Youth Minister
Phone: (605) 275-6870 x205
E-mail:
skd.youthsf@gmail.com
I have been a member of St. Katharine
Drexel Parish since 2006. My husband,
Dan, and I have been married for 31
years. We have four children, Sunshine,
who is married to Pat Silver; Michael, who
is married to Kateri; Chasity; who is
married to Eric Soupir; and Carrie, who is
married to Paul Clarey and is also a
member of St. Katharine Drexel Parish. I
also have several grandchildren.
My husband and I met at Search when we
were in high school & we have been
involved in that program in the diocese. I
have been involved in various youth
ministry programs throughout Sioux Falls
& facilitated a youth group in my home
when my children were in high school.
I believe that our young people need to
have an experience of Christ’s love in their
life.
Anne Williams, Director of Finance
Phone: (605) 275-6870, x201
E-mail:
anne.stkatharinedrexel@midconetwork.com
My family and I are charter
members of St. Katharine Drexel
Parish. My husband David and I
have been married for 20 years
and we have 4 children. Beth (18)
will be attending SDSU this fall for
nutrition and pre-med, Bekah (14)
is a freshman at O’GHS, Caleb (8)
is in third grade here at SKD,
Anna (6) is a first grader here. We
enjoy going to our kids sports
activities and look forward to more
time as a family. I am very excited
to be the new administrative
assistant, I come with over 21
years of retail management. I look
forward to meeting our members
and growing with our faith
community.
I have been a member of St.Katharine
Drexel Parish for 4 years
and am newly appointed as Director
of Finance for the parish. My
husband, Ben, and I have 3
daughters: Gracious, Mercy, and
Divine. I
am a graduate of the University of
Sioux Falls with a Bachelor’s degree
in Business Management and of STI
with an Associate’s degree in
Accounting. I am also a proud
member of the South Dakota Air
National Guard for almost 15 years. It
is exciting to be working for St.
Katharine Drexel Parish and each of
you as we continue our journey in
faith together. Please don’t hesitate to
contact me at any time as I look
forward to meeting you.
Deacon Denny assists with many
programs at our parish, particularly
RCIA, serving meals at The Banquet,
and our parish Welcoming Committee.
Deacon Denny also assists Fr. Joe
with marriage preparation, leading
Bible studies and other adult education
groups, and visiting our homebound
and hospitalized parishioners.
Deacon Denny Seiner, Pastoral Assistant
Phone: (605) 275-6870
E-mail:
denseiner@yahoo.com