The Rev. Wilifred Allen-Faiella - Rector
The Rev’d Wilifred (Willie) Allen-Faiella has been our rector since August, 2001. Previously she served as rector of Trinity Church, Gulph Mills in the Diocese of Pennsylvania for ten years and assistant rector of Immanuel Church-on-the-Hill in Alexandria, VA for four years. A 1987 graduate of Virginia Theological Seminary, she holds a B.A. in history from Bryn Mawr College and an M.A. in theatre arts from the West Berlin campus of Schiller College. Willie’s “past life” was as the performing arts director of a U.S. army base near Pisa, Italy for six years. She is married to Chris Faiella and they are the proud parents of Christopher (Kit) and Sophia.
Mrs. Silvia Larrauri - Head of School
The Rev. Jo-Ann Murphy, Assistant Rector
Rev'd Jo-Ann has been a priest for over 25 years. She has served parishes in the dioceses of Newark and Virginia before joining the staff at St. Stephen's. She is a certified Spiritual Director and holds a doctorate in Christian Formation from Drew Theological Seminary in Madison, NJ.
The Rev. Howard Stowe, Assisting Clergy
Father Stowe has been a priest for 45 years. He was assistant to the Bishop of New York at the Cathedral of St. John the Divine before becoming Rector of St. Ignatius of Antioch in Manhattan where he served for 23 years. At St. Stephen's since 1995, he is now "retired" although active in the parish and other community groups.
Dr.Dan Hardin - Choir Director and Organist
W. Dan Hardin is a graduate of the Eastman School of Music and Northwestern University. In addition to serving as Choir Director and Organist, he is Music Librarian and a member of the music faculty at Florida International University. He presently serves as Dean of the Ft. Lauderdale chapter of the American Guild of Organists.
Conchita Ramos - Parish Administrator
Conchita was born in Cuba and has lived in Miami since she was 12, where she attended Miami Senior High and eventually the University of Miami, majoring in Psychology and English Literature. She has been married 30 years to her husband Ray, and has two grown children, Ivan (30) and Natalia (26).
Daisy Lewis - Art Show Director
Daisy is a marketing and fundraising consultant for nonprofit and community-based organizations and president of Daisy Industries, Inc. She specializes in youth programs, disability programs, and producing special events.
Robin Lawrie - Communications Director
Robin has been vice president of marketing services for a national manufacturing company, an artist, an art teacher, and an art therapist. She is responsible for St. Stephen's external and internal communications, including this web site. She gladly accepts comments or suggestions at the above email link.
Francois Murat - Sexton
Francois has been with St. Stephen's for 18 years. Loved and cherished by everyone at St. Stephen's, he is the only truly indispensible staff person.