Priest In Charge

Juliusz (Jules) Jodko

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Jules is the rector of St. Michael’s.   He is a native of Bloomfield, New Jersey.  Jules and his wife Anne have been married since 1974 and have two children.  Jules received his B.A in Accounting from Lehigh University, an MBA from the University of Scranton, and a Masters of Divinity (MDiv) degree from The General Theological Seminary in New York City.  He was ordained to the priesthood in 2011 after eight years in the U.S. Army and 25 years with The Hartford Insurance Group.  Jules has served parishes in New York City, Greenwich and Norwalk, CT before coming to St. Michael’s in 2012.
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Music Director

Vesna Mehinovic

Vesna directs the Parish Music program, is the choir director, and plays both the organ and piano at church services.  She oversees the Choir, Children’s Choir, and our Bell Choir. 

Vesna began her formal education in music by receiving a diploma in Music Theory, Piano Teaching, and Performing from the High School for Music in Sarajevo.  She continued her Bachelor of Arts degree in Conducting and Music Theory at the Sarajevo Music Academy and received a Master of Arts in Conducting and Music Theory at Wesleyan University in Middletown, CT.
Vesna is the first professional woman to conduct an orchestra in Bosnia and Herzegovina.

In addition to her work at St. Michael's, Vesna is the conductor and music director for the Hamden Symphony Orchestra, teaches music at a number of elementary schools and is the Conductor for the Greater Waterbury Youth Symphony.  

Parish Administrator

Chelsea Newman

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