Parish Office Staff

 

Rev. Michael English, Pastor

Fr. Michael English began as Pastor of St. Thomas More Catholic Church in January 2021.  A San Antonio native, Fr. Mike was ordained a priest for the Archdiocese of San Antonio by Archbishop Gustavo Garcia-Siller, M.Sp.S. on June 2, 2018.  Fr. Mike oversees the operations of the St. Thomas More faith community.  He is a certified Spiritual Director through St Peter Upon the Water spiritual direction formation program.  He received his priestly formation through Assumption Seminary and obtained a Masters of Divinity through Oblate School of Theology.  

Rev. Mr. Timothy Tate, Sr., Pastoral Associate

As St. Thomas More's Pastoral Associate, Deacon Tim, assists our pastor in a pastoral and administrative capacity.  In addition to assisting with daily Mass, Deacon Tim's ministerial responsibilities include Baptisms, Funeral Planning, Burial Services, and Sacramental Blessing.  Deacon Tim heads our Rite of Christian Initiation for Adults (RCIA) program and instructs our English Baptismal preparatory classes.  In addition he leads our Divine Mercy Cenacle, Rosary Maker’s Club, and contributes weekly to our parish bulletin in his popular column, Deacon’s Corner.  Deacon Tim often also fills the role of  Liaison between the pastor and parishioners.        

 

Flor Mata, Office Administrator 

Our Office Administrator oversees all parish administration.  Ms. Mata works closely with the pastor and staff to facilitate the flow of daily office business.  She is involved in providing customer service of all manner to parishioners needing information pertaining to Baptisms, Registrations, Mass Intentions, Scheduling Ministry Meetings, and various other services. 

Erika Cabrera, Bookkeeper       

Erika Cabrera fills a transactional and administrative role that requires her to handle the day-to-day tasks of recording financial transactions including purchases, receipts, sales, and payments.  In addition, Ms. Cabrera ensures that all church contributions are deposited in a timely manner.  She is responsible for allocating Ministry funds for our various parish events, and processes payroll, benefits enrollment, facility contracts, licenses, and certifications.  Ms. Cabrera is also tasked with the most important responsibility of reporting all of the parish's financial activity to the Pastoral Center of the Archdiocese of San Antonio.

 

Martha L. Guerra, Coordinator of Faith Formation

Mrs. Martha L. Guerra, is the Coordinator of St. Thomas More's Faith Formation Program.  She is responsible for the Religious Education of our Catholic community's youth.  Mrs. Guerra recruits, and manages all the Catechists and Assistant Catechists that teach our Faith Formation classes.  Mrs. Guerra plans and coordinates all Sacramental preparation courses and  events, such as Holy Communion, Confirmation, and RCIC.  Working closely with our Pastor and Parishioners, Mrs. Guerra ensures the spiritual growth and deepening Faith of our Catholic community's youth.

Jose Luis Hernandez, Facilities Manager

Our Facilities Manager, Jose Luis Hernandez, is responsible for the maintenance and security of our parish.  Mr. Hernandez maintains the parish grounds and facilities in their entirety and ensures that our parish property is safely operating as well as aesthetically pleasing.  Jose Luis works closely with our Pastor and Office Administrator to ensure that all facility concerns are resolved in a timely manner.