Our Staff

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FATHER MICHAEL STECHMANN, O.A.R.

Fr. Michael is the superior/pastor of our community.  A native of Kansas, he entered the monastery there in 1972 and through the years he served as teacher and principal in various schools. He was assigned to the Provincial Office of the Augustinian Recollects in New Jersey in 1984 and remained in that position until 2000.  He then returned to education and served as principal of St. Benedict School until 2003.  He was pastor of Cristo Rey Church in Los Angeles before being assigned to our parish in August, 2018.

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FATHER DIONISIO CACHERO, O.A.R.

Fr. Dionisio is a native of the Philippines and entered the Order of Augustinian Recollects in 1963.  He professed religious vows in 1970 and was ordained a priest in 1974.  Throughout his religious he has serve in formation, education and parish ministry.  He came to our parish in 2016.

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FATHER GALO ESPINOZA, O.A.R.

Fr. Galo is from Ecuador and professed his vows as an Augustinian Recollect in 1987.  Following studies in Spain, he was ordained to the priesthood in 1992. He has served in parish ministry in Mexico and California.  He was assigned to St. Benedict in September, 2018.