Staff

Rev. Philip E. McGaugh

Rev. Philip E. McGaugh

Administrator

Fr. Phil grew up in Mattapan, the oldest of four children. He attended high school at Catholic Memorial, graduating in 1970. After a year at UMass/Boston, he entered the seminary and was ordained to the priesthood on May 20, 1978 by Cardinal Humberto Medeiros. Fr. Phil’s deacon assignment was St. Ann Parish in Dorchester. Fr.’s priestly assignments include St. Theresa Parish, West Roxbury, and Our Lady Comforter of the Afflicted Parish, Waltham, chaplain South Shore Hospital, chaplain Massachusetts General Hospital, and Pastor of St. Bartholomew Parish, Needham. On June 20, 2017 Fr. became the administrator of St. Mary Parish in Randolph.

Fr. Phil is a sports fan of baseball, football, and basketball. He loves music – particularly hits of the fifties, sixties, and some religious music. He is an avid reader, and enjoys trying to get his 10,000 steps each day walking.

As a priest, Fr. Phil enjoys his time with his people, whether it be celebrating Mass, administering the sacraments, teaching or visiting. He aspires to improve an already great parish by enhancing how we all use our time, talents, and treasures to make a difference in the lives of people locally, and in our different homelands. “God’s blessings are intended to be shared.”

Rev. Ixon Chateau

Rev. Ixon Chateau

Parochial Vicar

Deacon Jonathan Mosely

Deacon Jonathan Mosely

Permanent Deacon

Born in Boston, retired from Massachusetts state service and honorably discharged from the Marine Corps, Deacon Jonathan was ordained Permanent Deacon for the Archdiocese of Boston in October 2015.  He was assigned to St. Mary’s Parish Randolph and the Office of Diaconal Life and Ministry at the Pastoral Center Braintree.  He is a former Acolyte and Lector at St. Bernadette’s Parish in Randolph, is still a Randolph resident, happily married, the father of three and grandfather of two.

Patty O'Connor

Patty O'Connor

Director of Religious Education/Pastoral Associate

Patty grew up in Randolph, attending St. Mary’s Parish School and Randolph High School. She is a 1977 graduate of Bridgewater State College with a B.S. in Elementary Education and a minor concentration in psychology. She attended the Theological Institute for the New Evangelization at St. John’s Seminary receiving a Master of Arts in Ministry (MAM) degree in 2007. In addition, she has completed a yearlong study in Youth Ministry in 1980 through the Master Teachers Program sponsored by the Archdiocese. She also completed a two-year study in prayer through the Companions in Prayer program sponsored by Loyola Press in Chicago from 2007-2009.

Patty taught first grade at St. Mary School from 1977 to 1980, at which time she became the Director of Religious Education. After completing her Master’s Degree, she received certification from the Archdiocese of Boston as a Pastoral Associate. Patty lives in Randolph with her husband, Bob O’Connor. They have two adult daughters and two grandchildren.

E-mail: ReligiousEd@stmaryrandolph.org | Phone: 781-961-5009

Judy Concannon

Judy Concannon

Administrative Assistant

Judy was born in Boston and grew up in Jamaica Plain. She attended high school at Holy Cross Academy in Brookline, MA. After graduating in 1960 she went on to receive her Associates Degree as an Executive Secretary from Fisher Junior College, graduating in 1962. Following graduation she worked for Phillips Petroleum Co. in Dedham MA as an Executive Secretary. In 1964 she married Frank Concannon and together they raised three children.

After taking time off to raise a family, Judy decided to return to secretarial work on a part-time basis. This became a reality in 1981 when becoming part-time Secretary for the Religious Education Program at St. Mary’s. Several years later Judy became full-time Administrative Assistant.

E-mail: judy@stmaryrandolph.org ; Phone: 781-963-4141

Julie Pantazelos

Julie Pantazelos

Religious Education

Julie Pantazelos has been a member of St. Mary Parish for 34 years. She worked for the government for several years and came to work in St. Mary’s Religious Education Office in 1993, a ministry she refers to as “spiritually and mentally fulfilling.” She is the mother of four sons and grandmother of seven. Both her children and grandchildren have celebrated many sacraments at St. Mary’s, the church her sons still consider “home.”

Phone: 781-961-5009

Robert O'Connor

Robert O'Connor

Cemetery Executive Director

Bob O’Connor is a lifelong resident of Randolph and parishioner at St. Mary’s Parish who attended St. Mary’s Elementary School and Randolph High School. He began working for the parish in 1981 and was appointed Executive Director of St. Mary Cemetery in 1985. He is a member of the Catholic Cemetery Conference and a member and former board member of the New England Cemetery Association. He is also a member, former board member, and Past President of the Massachusetts Cemetery Association. Bob has earned the title of Certified Cemetery Executive from the New England Cemetery Association. As a licensed Construction Supervisor and license Boiler Operator, Bob oversees the parish facilities. He lives in Randolph with his wife, Patricia, and their two daughters, Caitlin and Meghan.

E-mail: roconnor@saintmarycemetery.org ; Phone: 781-961-9323

Felicia Kopleman-Hayes

Felicia Kopleman-Hayes

Director of Music Ministry

Felicia has been playing organ, piano and singing at St. Mary Parish since 1978. Felicia holds a Bachelor of Music degree from Boston University. She comes from a strong family background of music. Felicia’s mother plays the violin, her father is a professional singer, and her sister plays several instruments professionally.

Phone: 781-963-4141

Sr. Patricia Nee

Sr. Patricia Nee

St. Vincent de Paul Manager

Sister Patricia Nee was born in Cambridge, and attended St. Vincent’s School and Matignon High School. After entering the community of the Daughters of Charity of St. Vincent de Paul, she served in the Southeast section of our country, first in high school and then in outreach ministries. Working in parishes and social service centers, she assisted the poor with financial help and with running food pantries. She now volunteers with the St. Vincent de Paul Society in their food assistance program at St. Mary’s, and in the Holbrook Food Pantry.

Mary Conroy

Mary Conroy

Co-Collection Manager

Mary was born in Boston and grew up in South Boston. After graduating from Cardinal Cushing High School in 1958, she attended secretarial school, which enabled her to get a position working for the MBTA. In 1966 Mary married Frank Conroy and together they raised 3 daughters. Mary & Frank moved to Randolph in 1967 and became parishioners of St. Mary Parish. After taking time off to raise her family Mary took on a position as a school bus driver for Blue Hills Regional Vocational Technical High School. After working in this position for 30+ years Mary retired and became a volunteer at St. Mary Parish which turned into a part-time position.

Eileen Naughton

Housekeeper

Eileen was born and grew up in Tipperary, Ireland. Upon graduation from school and before coming to the United States at the age of 17, she worked for a Veterinary Surgeon. Upon arriving in America, Eileen became an employee of Adage Electronic Company in Boston until her marriage to her husband, Michael Naughton. Together, they have raised three children. Eileen and Michael moved to Randolph in 1971 where they still reside. Eileen worked as a housekeeper/cook at St. Mary Convent until it closed. Since 1992, she has been the housekeeper at St. Mary Rectory.


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