Get to know our team

It's nice to meet you!  Your pastoral staff is here to serve you!

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Father Patrick Nelson, SDS

Pastor
Father Pat joined our parish community on July 1, 2018.  He is an ordained priest of the Salvatorian order, the Society of the Divine Savior.  He is grateful to be here to service the faithful of our parish. 
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Frank Pemper

Deacon
Deacon Frank is an ordained deacon of the Archdiocese of Milwaukee for the past 25 years.  He has been serving the faithful of our parish for the past 3 years.
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Jacque Kelnhofer

Pastoral Coordinator
Jacque joined the STMMP in June of 2021. She has worked in a variety of administrative, liturgical, and pastoral roles for the Archdiocese of Milwaukee since 2001. Currently, she is completing her M.A. in Theological Studies through the Cor Unum program at Sacred Heart Seminary and School of Theology. She is married and has two young adult children.
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Mary Blinkhorn

Administrative Assistant
Mary has been a parishioner since 1998 and worked at the parish center since 2007. She has assisted in all areas of parish life from running the SCRIP program to volunteering at the day school.  
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Vicki Harder. Ph.D., MBA, BBA

Director of Administrative Services
Vicki joined our team in July, 2018. She previously served as the DAS at another parish. Her accounting experience includes 16 years of banking and management experience. She earned her MBA from UW-Milwaukee and a doctorate in Psychology from Marquette. She has been a licensed psychologist for 20 years. She is thrilled to be part of the St. Margaret Mary family.
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neal Bardele

Director of Music
Neal has been part of StMMP's music ministry program since 2011, and attended StMMP grade school. He also performs throughout SE Wisconsin as a jazz pianist. He holds a B.S. degree from Marquette University & an MBA from UW-Madison. He lives in Wauwatosa with his wife & his daughter is a graduate student in the Boston area.
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Keith Omdahl

School Principal
Mr. Omdahl brings over 20 years of experience to St. Margaret Mary. He recently served as Assistant Principal at St. Rafael Catholic School on Milwaukee's southside and is excited to bring his energy and experiences with him to our community. As a father of two and Milwaukee native, Mr. Omdahl knows what it takes to succeed with care and compassion and is excited to share his passion for education with our school.

Tom Matchett

Maintenance Supervisor/Technician

Mark Dergin

Maintenance Technician