Parish Staff

School Principal: Dr. John Freitag

              Our principal, Dr. John Freitag and his wife Anne have five children of their own ranging in ages from a recent college graduate to grade school. Dr. Freitag has been a Catholic school principal for the past 20 years, starting here at St. Peter School in the summer of 2010.

Dr. Freitag and his family moved from Washington State where he earned his undergraduate degree in Public Accounting at Gonzaga University and his Master’s degree in Educational Administration from Seattle Pacific University. He received his doctoral degree in Catholic school leadership at St. Louis University. 

Dr. Freitag is dedicated to supporting all of the St. Peter families in the complete formation of their children. He greatly enjoys the important mission of Catholic education and feels blessed to be part of the St. Peter school community. 

To contact Dr. Freitag, please call 314-821-0460 or email jfreitag@stpeterkirkwood.org.

 

Director of Faith Formation: Linda Doyle

    

Linda Doyle and her husband, Tom, have been parishioners for over 33 years. They have four children - two sons and two daughters; all of whom graduated from St. Peter School. Additionally, they are blessed with two beautiful grandchildren. Linda has worked as a Coordinator of Religious Education at St. Peter since the 1984-85 school year. Additionally, she taught religion at the Parish School on an on-and-off basis when needed.

Linda attended the University of Missouri and graduated with a Bachelor of Science in 1976. She has her Initial DRE Certification through the Archdiocese of St. Louis. Her commitment to the parish, the R.C. I. A. process, and coordinating of the Adult Education program has provided her with a great level of fulfillment over her many years of service to the Parish. Linda feels honored and blessed to be involved in the overall faith formation of adults at St. Peter Parish.

To contact Linda, please call 314-822-1347 or email ldoyle@stpeterkirkwood.org. 

 

Parish School of Religion Principal: Andrea Bonsanti

    

To contact Andrea, please call 314-821-0460 x4208 or email abonsanti@stpeterkirkwood.org.


Coordinator of Sacraments: Jan Hartmann

    

A native of St. Louis, Jan’s undergraduate degree is in English and Education from Fontbonne College (now University). The Spirit moved and she took the road of Catholic religious education, completing a Masters in Theology from St. Louis University in 2003, specializing in religious education. Her 40 years in Catholic education include 18 years in the classroom in Catholic schools teaching middle school language arts, and 22 years directing elementary religious education programs in parish schools of religion, parish schools and sacramental preparation. Jan feels her experiences in the four parishes she has previously served were all “a preparation for her ministry at St. Peter Parish.” Jan has served St. Peter, her dream parish, one she loves very much, since the summer of 2001.

Jan’s husband Steve, grown-up daughter and college son provide the “grounding” and support for her ministry here at St. Peter Parish. Jan’s motto is “Here comes everybody!” Her goal is to welcome and include all parish families in opportunities for religious education.

To contact Jan, please call 314-821-0460 x4213 or email jhartmann@stpeterkirkwood.org.

 

Business Manager: Kevin Stillman

        

Kevin and his wife, Ann, have been active parishioners for over 21 years.  They have four children, three sons and a daughter, who attended St. Peter School and/or PSR.  Kevin has been Athletic Association President, coached soccer for 16 years, served as a Lector and Eucharistic Minister, and with his wife, ran the “Evenings for Engaged Program” for several years, and is involved with the ACTS Retreat ministry.

Kevin holds a B.S. in Accounting from Quincy University and a Masters in Business Administration from Saint Louis University.  Kevin has over 36 years of experience in the operations, finance, and customer service fields, including 19 years at Anheuser-Busch, 5 years with the Knights Limited Catalog Group, and 12 years with Saint Louis University.

Kevin feels honored about the opportunity to give back to his Parish that has provided his Family with a fabulous faith foundation and education over the years.

To contact Kevin, please call 314-966-8600 or e-mail kstillman@stpeterkirkwood.org.

         

St. Peter Pastoral Music:  Ryan BolingerMusic Director, RBolinger@stpeterkirkwood.org