Parish Council

The "voice of the people."  It is the principal organization whereby parishioners, through their representatives, share in the life of the parish by means of consultation, planning, evaluation and recommendation.  The Pastoral Council can have up to nine members whose term is three years.  

Pastoral Council Chair
Jean Moyer

 Frank Fazzio, Brian Gardner, Greg Meiners,

 Ed Nurre, Carol Whitaker, Michelle Young

Social Activities

The purpose of the Social Committee is to plan and execute the parish social activities and celebrations.


Carolyn Milillo, Lisa Meiners & Chris Runtz, Chairs

Sick & Homebound

The Circle of Caring is a parish ministry that strengthens the relationship between the people in need and the broader St. Stephen community. The Circle reaches out to the sick, the homebound, and others
to provide a helping hand with a friendly face.  Please contact the office and we will provide your information to

John & Pam Ring.



The Finance Committee advises and assists the pastor, pastoral administrator and parish council in matters pertaining to the financial affairs of the parish.

Dee Talley, Chair



Mike Carwile  

Bob Brandstetter


The Bereavement Committee assists family members and clergy with funeral preparations.  
Please contact the office   (871-3373) and we will have one of our committee members contact you.

Marlene Jander, Chair

Faith Formation

The purpose of the Faith Formation Commission is to nurture spiritual growth by increasing
parishioners’ knowledge and understanding of our Roman Catholic faith.

Wedding Coordinators

Our team of wedding coordinators assists the wedding couple and priest during the rehearsal and the wedding ceremony held at St. Stephen Church.


Judy Gardner, Chair


Liturgy & Worship

This committee assists the pastoral administrator with the planning and implementation of parish liturgies.  This committee  schedules Eucharistic Ministers, Servers, Lectors and Mass Coordinators.Please contact the office if you would like to share your time and talent.

Jack O'Brien, Chair

Greeters & Ushers

The Greeters and Ushers Committee’s mission is to create a welcoming environment at parish liturgies.
We are looking for a volunteer for this position! 
If you would like to help, please contact the office at 513-871-3373.

Social Action

The Social Action Ministry brings awareness of the social justice teachings of the Cathokic Church by faciliating action through education, advocacy and service. 


Vic & Maureen Tenkman, Chairs


Marketing & Public Relations

The marketing committee's goal is to increase SSC enrollment and increase mass attendance. We strongly believe that once people attend a mass a St. Stephen and experience the warmth and spirit of our community, they will come back!

We are looking for a volunteer for this position! 

If you would like to help, please contact the office at 513-871-3373.

Building & Grounds

The Building and Grounds Committee focus on the maintenance and preservation
of the parish’s physical assets.  

Mike Keating, Chair


Saint Stephen Church 
3804 Eastern Avenue
Cincinnati, OH 45226

Parish Office: 513-871-3373

Rectory Phone: 513-871-0050

Canonical Pastor
Rev. Ed Smith
Resides at Our Lord Christ the King Church

Priests in Residence:
Rev. Thomas Fitzsimmons (retired)
Rev. Benjamin Asibuo Kusi (visiting)

Pastoral Administrator

Beth Worland 

Office: 513-871-3373

Mass Times 

  • Saturday 6:00pm

  • Sunday 10:15am

  • Monday, Tuesday, Thursday & Friday 9:30am

  • Wednesday 5:00pm

  • Holy Days: contact parish

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