Staff and Clergy Directory

Priests and Deacons

Fr. Peter Schuster

Father Schuster’s Bio Growing up on a farm outside of Freeborn, Minnesota, Father Peter Schuster attended Saint John’s University for his undergraduate studies. With his degree in history, he attended one year of pre-theology at Immaculate Heart of Mary Seminary before graduate studies at Saint Paul Seminary in St. Paul, Minnesota. Ordained to the transitional […]

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Fr. Shawn Haremza

Father Shawn’ Bio Father Shawn Haremza was born and raised in the Twin Cities, but called by God to serve the Diocese of Winona after completing a degree in the field of Corrections at Mankato State University. He was ordained to the priesthood in May 2000. He remembers how significant it was to be ordained […]

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Deacon Robert Miller

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Family, Liturgical, and Music Ministries

Sheila Pelowski

Sheila’s Bio Sheila wants to make a difference. A 1993 graduate of Mayo High School, Sheila, joined Link, a program assisting new students to a new school. At St. Cloud State, she volunteered as Note Taker, co-created Students for Social Change, and participated yearly in “Take Back the Night” march and rally. May 2000, Sheila […]

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Stacey Dorsey

Stacey’s Bio Stacey earned her Elementary Education degree from the University of Minnesota-Duluth. She attended R.C.I.A. classes and became a member in full communion with the Catholic Church at the Easter Vigil in April 1995. In September 2007, Stacey joined the staff at Church of the Resurrection as their Faith Formation Office Assistant. She especially […]

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Michelle Perrier

Michelle’s Bio Michelle Perrier, a native of Washington State, has been working for the Catholic Church since 2005. Michelle has two vocations in life, one to serve the Church, the other to be a performer and opera singer. Through both, she constantly ministers her brothers and sisters in Christ, welcomes all peoples to discover God’s […]

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Office Staff and Ministry Support

Patrice Steier

Patrice’s Bio Patrice believes that all things are connected, especially through God’s grace. As she looks back on her career, she can see many blessings that still impact her today as she serves the Church of the Resurrection as office Manager. Patrice received her education through the secretarial program at the Rochester Technical College. For […]

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John Rowekamp

John’s Bio Our bookkeeper, John Rowekamp, joined the Church of the Resurrection in 2008 when he and his wife Deb moved to Rochester. He grew up on a dairy farm in southeastern Minnesota and worked on dairy farms until he was 36 when he decided to go to college. John earned a BS degree in […]

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Grounds & Building Maintenance

Harry Root

Harry’s Bio Email Harry Root

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