Holy Innocents Staff

Rev. Jim Johnson

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Father Johnson was ordained in the year 2000 and may be the only priest in the Archdiocese who grew up in St. James Cathedral Parish in Seattle. He has a strong interest in liturgy and has often served as Master of Ceremonies for Ordinations and other Archdiocesan liturgies. Prior to leading our parish, Father Johnson was the pastor at Our Lady of Fatima Parish in the Magnolia area of Seattle and Priest Moderator for St. Anne Parish on Queen Anne Hill. Father Johnson presides at Mass at Holy Innocents on the last Sunday of the month.

Rev Raphael Mkuzi

Parochial Vicar
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Fr. Raphael Mkuzi is a Catholic priest from the Southern part of Malawi in the Diocese of Mangochi.  He was ordained to priesthood on September 28, 2002.   We are fortunate that he was assigned to Holy Innocents Parish in 2018.   You can read more about Father Mkuzi here.

Deacon Mirek Sztanjo

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Deacon Mirek joined the Holy Innocents parish with his wife Anna in 2009, he was ordained as a Catholic Deacon in 2012. Deacon Mirek grew up in Poland, and moved to Germany after martial law was declared in 1983. In 1996, he moved to the US with his two children Eva and Michael. A fun fact about Deacon Mirek: he’s earned a Doctorate in Astrophysics!

Debby Weidner

Pastoral Associate for Evangelization and Formation
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Debby is the Pastoral Assistant for Evangelization and Formation here at the parish. Debby, along with the Pastoral Ministry Team, assist in the area of Welcome to New Parishioners; Infant and children’s Baptism Preparation; Children’s Sacramental Preparation and all programs from Pre School through adult that support individuals in learning and growing deeper in their faith.

Sabrina Parnell

Pastoral Assistant for Parish Life
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Sabrina provides coordination of all parish life events such as the annual parish picnic and Bingo, and receptions for Christmas, Easter; Our Lady of Guadalupe and confirmation.

Carrie Harris

Outreach Coordinator
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Carrie coordinates the social outreach and advocacy efforts of the parish.  This includes the management of the food pantry, the coordination of the school supplies drive, the Thanksgiving and Christmas meals and many other aspects of our outreach programs.

Norita Barroga-Hulett

Music Director
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Norita started in the music ministry in 1985 when her family relocated to the Pacific NW from Milwaukee, WI. Prior to arriving at Holy Innocents, she was an accompanist at St. John the Evangelist in Seattle for 8 years, then moved to St. Luke in Shoreline in 1996, starting as a cantor, then accompanist, and then full time Music Director.

Jane Pattinson


Jane is our parish bookkeeper.

Tilly McBride

Tilly works in the nursery on Sundays. She is assisted by teen helpers.