Staff

Diana Rogers, Parish Administrator
Originally from Miami, Florida, Diana has been with St. Patrick’s for over fifteen yearimg_3031s. Diana manages the day-in/ day-out activities of St. Patrick’s with grace and amazing efficiency.

Contact Diana with general questions, church availability/ scheduling, announcements, prayer requests, weddings, funerals, or with any other administrative queries.

E-mail Diana at office@stpatricksalbany.org

Call the church office at (229) 432-7964

 Erin Freeman- Youth and Children’s Minister

Erin was born and reared in West Virginia, where she grew up in the Episcopal Church. She earned her undergraduate degree from The University of Georgia and her graduate degree from Syracuse University. She has been working in the nonprofit sector since serving in AmeriCorps and has extensive experience in both public and performing arts education. She is the lucky wife of Joe and the proud mom of Lydia, 10, and Teddy, 1 (pictured at left). They moved to Albany in 2014 and are very happy to be a part of the St. Patrick’s community.shapeimage_3

Erin is responsible for youth and children’s Sunday School on Sunday mornings, youth activities, Stuck in the Middle, and other events throughout the year.

E-mail Erin at erinchandlerfreeman@gmail.com

Alivia Andrews Holland- Pre-school Minister
Alivia was born and reared in Albany, GA. She is the wife of Griff Holland and dog mom of Bailey Raye (6 years old). Growing up, Alivia attended St. Teresa Catholic School Pre-K through 8th grade. She then went on to attend Westover High School and Darton College. Some of her interests are bow making, cooking, photography, babysitting, and organizing. She loves St. Patrick’s for their hospitality and love of all people.

Alivia is responsible for the preschool ministries and nursery every Sunday. You can find her in the cry room at 9:00 and the nursery from 10:00-12:00 on Sundays.

Email Alivia at alivia.andrews90@gmail.com

Angela Szpak- Choirmaster and Music Director
Angela is a graduate of Manhattan School Of Music in Classical Vocal Performance.  She studied and sang in Italy (Centro Studi Italiani and Spoletto Arts Symposium Festival) and the Summer Program in Chautauqua, NY.   A long-time and varied performer, Angela has performed the gamut of musical genre, anywhere from Opera at Carnegie Hall, early classical music, musical theater, to a World Music Recording.   While in NY she also worked as an event coordinator.  Combining her performances and events, Angela has been apart of over three thousand events from high opera to the most experimental-jazz.  As a professional make-up artist she has been published multiple times as well as having worked for fashion weeks, off-Broadway, and a feature horror movie.cid-38c3fa3f-d23b-44d2-9649-76c617d5c08f

Ms Szpak believes in strongly community involvement.  While in NYC Angela volunteered with several groups that helped women in shelters re-train for a better life, brought music to special needs, nursing homes, mental hospitals etc, as well countless hours at a cat shelter comforting, training and walking feral and abused cats.  Since moving to Georgia she has volunteered for the Hot Talk Radio Station’s Youth Entertainment and Learning program developing short programs targeted for inner city youth to introduce them to World and Classical Music.  Ms. Szpak also has the honor of winning the title of Ms.

Plus America 2013 and furthering her platform of “Melanoma Prevention through Education”  for which she is still gives talks and loves to educate others.

Since joining the staff at St. Patrick’s she has been inspired to take courses in liturgical music both locally and through Notre Dame University.

E-mail Angela at angelaszpak1@gmail.com

David Mills- Organist
David began playing the piano at age 5, starting the organ ten years later. He has been with St. Patrick’s as our organist since 2013. While working, he has continued to advance in his musical studies. Outside of St. Patrick’s, he often substitutes at St. Teresa’s, as well as other churches.shapeimage_4

David grew up at Lutheran Church of Our Saviour, which conjoined with St. Patrick’s in 2012. He is 100% Lutheran, which is why he had trouble happily giving us much information about himself.

E-mail David at tlmalb229@yahoo.com

Tammie Mills- Lutheran Musician
Tammie has been a musician for 52 years and a church musician for the last 40 years.  She has been the musician for LCOS since 1996, and has helped with the coming together of St. Patrick’s and LCOS as the senior member of our music staff.

shapeimage_6She is a resident of Albany and has spent the majority of her life here.  She has been married for 32 years and has 3 very talented children.

E-mail Tammie at mills6933@bellsouth.net

+I bind unto myself today the strong Name of the Trinity, by invocation of the same, the Three in One, and One in Three.+