Fr. Michael St. Paul, Pastor: As the Pastor of Holy Trinity Father Micheal shepherds our parish in all aspects including sacraments, formation, and finances. Prior to his priestly formation, Fr. Michael worked for the Walt Disney Company in various administration/management positions for over 20 years. In Fr. Michael’s vocation story he states, “I have worked for the ‘Magic Kingdom’ for half of my life and now I work for the Eternal Kingdom for the rest of my life!”
Phone: 949-218-3131 x105
Fr. Charles Tran, Parochial Vicar: In addition to his sacramental work as our priest, Father Charles oversees all Liturgical Ministries. He has a deep love for the Eucharist that started at a very young age. Father Charles brings many spiritual formation offerings to his Holy Trinity flock including the Rosary Breakfast, Life After Life Presentation, Memorial Mass, Refresh, and so much more!
Phone: 949-218-3131 x109
Randy McMahon, Deacon: After his twenty-six year career as a Marine, Deacon Randy felt a call to be of service in his local community. Therefore, in the Spring of 1999, Randy made the decision to retire from Active Duty and concentrate his efforts on family and community. Holy Trinity has been blessed that Deacon Randy and his wife Linda, a retired U.S. Navy Officer, have helped build and shape our Holy Trinity community and ministries.
Frank Chavez, Deacon: Deacon Frank was ordained in 1984 and has served as director of the Office of the Diaconate for the past 22 years until his recent retirement. He served at St. Martin de Porres Parish, Yorba Linda; Christ Our Savior Parish, Santa Ana; and now serves at Christ Cathedral and Holy Trinity.
Deacon Anthony Palazzolo, Deacon: Deacon Anthony was ordained to the permanent diaconate on October 19, 2019. He has been married to his wife Rayann for 23 years and they have a 19 year old daughter and an 18 year old son. Deacon Anthony feels blessed to be part of the Holy Trinity family where he continues to do the Lord’s work that He is calling us all to do and serve with humility and joy.
Anna Moreno, Parish Receptionist, Monday-Friday: Anna has always wanted to work for a Parish and found her dream job at Holy Trinity. She brings over thirty-two years of experience in administrative work. Anna’s motto “All are welcome” it’s evident when you walk in the office you are greeted with a smile. Anna has served as a volunteer in various capacities; Catechist for Confirmation, Quinceañera Coordinator, Wedding Coordinator, Hospitality, Lector and Extraordinary Minister of Holy Communion.
Joanne Singer, Parish Receptionist, Saturday & Sunday: Growing up in New Jersey, surrounded by a strong Irish-Catholic family and educated twelve years by the Sisters of Charity of Convent Station formed the basis of Joanne’s religion and spirituality. Moving to Southern California with her family opened many doors to serve the Catholic Church. Joanne enjoys working in the front office at Holy Trinity. She is inspired by the zeal, knowledge and dedication of our Priests, Office Staff, and Parishioners.”
Karina Perea, Elementary Faith Formation Coordinator: Karina is passionate about evangelizing families and forming children in our Catholic Faith. This is evident in the coordination of the Children’s Ministries at Holy Trinity including Elementary Faith Formation, Sacramental Prep, CLOW, VBS, and RCIA Adapted for Children. Karina is amiable, supportive and resourceful. She is committed to helping children and families encounter Christ and live out their Catholic values.
Phone: 949-218-3131 x104
Emmanuel Perez, Coordinator of Youth Ministries & Confirmation: Emmanuel brings over eight years of experience in sacramental preparation and youth ministry to Holy Trinity. His zeal for Christ is contagious to all students in Middle School Faith Formation, High School Confirmation and HTYM. With the implementation of Life Teen, Emmanuel’s fresh approach invigorates our entire parish.
Phone: 949-218-3131 x101
Lyssa Rollolazo, Director of Parish Life & Faith Formation: Lyssa has served as a volunteer and on staff in various roles at Holy Trinity for the past ten years. Lyssa is passionate about creating pathways to discipleship for all and fostering the vibrant Christ centered community of Holy Trinity through hospitality, faith formation, fundraising and fellowship.
Phone: (949) 218-3131 x103
Daniel Catania, Business & Facilities Manager: Native Argentinian. After working at the Diocese of Orange for two years, Daniel was assigned to Holy Trinity because of his unique pastoral approach to managing the parish business office and his evident love for our Catholic faith.
Phone: 949-218-3131 x119