Parish Clergy and Staff

Parish Clergy

Father George Thadathil, CMI Send Email

Parochial Vicar

Phone: (916) 452-0296
I was born in Kerala, India and am the fifth child of my parents' ten children. I have five brothers and four sisters. One of my elder brothers is a religious brother and he belongs to the Society of St. Paul Order. All of my other siblings got married and are leading an active Catholic family life. My parents and oldest brother passed away several years ago. After my High School studies, I joined the seminary in the order of the Carmelites of Mary Immaculate (CMI) when I was 16. During my 13 years of formation, I earned bachelor’s…

Fr. Kavungal Davy, CMI Send Email

Pastor

Phone: (916) 452-0296
Fr Kavungal Davy, CMI, was born and raised in Kerala, India. He is a member of the religious congregation of the Carmelites of Mary Immaculate. His 93 year old mother and siblings live in India. He joined the seminary after acquiring a bachelor’s degree in Zoology. He did his seminary formation in India and his pastoral year in Kenya, East Africa. Fr. Davy was ordained a priest on December 27, 1996. After his ordination, he served one year in India and then did mission work in Kenya for eight years. He founded a Catholic Primary…

Deacon Luigi Del Gaudio, MSW Send Email

Deacon

Phone: (916) 452-0296 Ext. 12
I was born in Boston, Massachusetts on August 9th, 1946 to two immigrant Italians from Naples, Italy. I am the youngest child and only son of the four children born to my parents. I attended Catholic grade school in Somerville, Massachusetts(four miles from Boston) where I was raised. I was a dutiful altar server at St. Joseph’s Parish and grew up attending every kind of activity the church had to offer from CYO baseball to the drill team where I played as part of the drum team. I went to high school in nearby Cambridge at St. Mary’…

Deacon George Kriske Send Email

Deacon

Phone: (916) 452-0296 Ext. 17
I was born in Duluth, Minnesota. My mother is Swede and my father is Polish. My mother is 2nd generation born in America and my father is first generation. My brother and I were raised in a strong Catholic home. Polish grandparents and extended family were very close. We lived in the country north of Duluth and attended St. Joseph’s Church where I was baptized. Many of my family are buried in the church cemetery. My family moved to Chicago during the 2nd World War and then to a small town in Illinois where I attended grade school…