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Centro Católico del Espíritu Santo
Martha Manrique
ph. (404) 303-9927 x 14 Martha Manrique served as an educator at Solidarity School. She was born in Colombia, South America where she received a Bachelor’s Degree in education, specializing in Spanish education. Ms. Manrique has 20 years of teaching experience and also took time from her career to raise her three children. Since her...
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Ximena Capinegro
ph. 404-303-9927 x10 Born in Bogota Colombia, Ximena Capinegro attended University of Sabana where she received her degree in Business Administration. Ximena moved to the United States in 2001 where she began tutoring Spanish to both adults and children.

Ximena is Centro Católico del Espíritu Santo’s Facilities Manager. She is responsible for coordinating Masses,...
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Liturgy and Adult Enrichment Department
Dr. Albert Ahlstrom
Director of Music
ph. 404-252-4513, x 249 Dr. Albert Ahlstrom is the Director of Music here at Holy Spirit. Albert is our organist for all our weddings, all of the Masses on the weekend, except the Sunday 5:30 P.M. Mass, and he directs our Traditional Choir. We are blessed at Holy Spirit with a beautiful church with...
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Dr. David King
Director of Adult Education
ph. 404-252-4513 x246 Dr. David King manages both the Sunday morning Adult Education classes and the RCIA program. He is an Associate Professor of English and Film Studies at Kennesaw State University, where he has taught at the undergraduate and graduate level for over twenty years. Dr. King is also an adjunct graduate...
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Phil Niverson
Coordinator, Holy Spirit Contemporary Music
ph. 404-252-4513, x 235 Phil Niverson has been the Music Leader for the 5:30 Sunday Mass for almost a year. He plans the music, plays guitar, sings and leads the choir for Mass. As Music Leader he tries to select music that reflects the theme of the liturgy as well as contemporary music that...
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Operations Department
Jackie Bohling
Director of Operations and Stewardship
ph. 404-252-4513 x 224 Mrs. Jackie Bohling serves Director of Operations and Stewardship for the parish. Jackie has previous experience as an Executive Assistant at the Holiday Inn Worldwide corporate headquarters located in Atlanta. She and her husband, Jeff have three children: Lauren, Emma and Jack, all of whom attend Holy Spirit...
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Allison King
Administrative Assistant to the Pastor
ph. 404-252-4513 x213 Allison King joins Holy Spirit as Administrative Assistant to the Pastor after 15 years of experience in both public health and Catholic academic programming. Prior to being employed at Holy Spirit, Allison worked as the development manager with Global Health Action and as a senior research project coordinator at the...
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Cheryl Veilleux
Receptionist
ph. (404) 252-4513 Cheryl’s life-long service in parishes in several states spans that of Catechist, Director of Religious Education, Adult Education, RCIA, and Pastoral Associate, and includes the training of liturgical ministers and developing programs of Small Christian Communities and Catholics Come Home. Her work experience also included legal secretary and administrative assistant...
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Religious Education
Allison Adair
Director, Religious Education
ph. 404-252-4513 x217 Allison Adair joined Holy Spirit as our Director of Religious Education in November 2014. No stranger to Holy Spirit. Allison and her family have been parishioners her since 1999. Prior to her appointment as DRE, Allison served on the Religious Education board, chaired the Children’s Liturgy Ministry, and co-Chaired the...
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Julie Buckley
Family Outreach Coordinator
ph. 404-252-4513 Julie is a long-time Holy Spirit Parishioner and Religious Education volunteer, as well as an active community volunteer, most recently as Parent’s Club President at her children’s school. She is rejoining the work force after a career as an event and communications strategist. Julie is married with two children in...
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Jonathan Eubanks
Youth Minister
ph. 404-252-4513 x255 Jonathan grew up in Canton, GA, just a short drive north from Atlanta, to a deeply rooted Southern Baptist family. He has three brothers from my parent’s marriage, and a half-brother and sister from my father’s second marriage. Growing up with three brothers was a challenge for his mom and...
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Mike Foose
Young Adult Coordinator
ph. 404-252-4513 x210 Born and raised in Lancaster, Pennsylvania, Michael Foose grew up attending St. James Catholic Church in Lititz, PA. He received his BA in Theology from Ave Maria University in Naples, Florida. For the past two years, Mike has been working at St. Luke the Evangelist Catholic Church in Dahlonega. There...
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Clara Olguin
Children's Music Coordinator
ph. 404-252-4513 x230 Mrs. Clara Richardson-Olguin, native of the Dominican Republic, graduated from law school in 1999. A woman of many talents, Clara has been involved in the arts and entertainment industry through the years. Her vocation to serve God started very young as Director of Life-Teen in the Dominican Republic. When she...
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Tracey Pucci
Administrative Assistant to Religious Education
ph. 404-252-4513 x250 Tracey and her family have been attending Holy Spirit since 2003. She is the mother of two wonderful little girls, ages 5 and 2. Tracey works closely with Kristina Wilhelm to make sure the religious education program flows smoothly. She also serves as a Fulton County CASA Volunteer, working to...
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Stewardship and Communications
Kate Allen
Director of Volunteers
ph. 404-252-4513 x226 As Holy Spirit’s Director of Volunteers, Kate Allen meets with new parishioners, coordinates Stewardship Dinners and oversees all aspects of the the Ministry Fair. Kate has been a parishioner since moving to Atlanta in 2005. She has served as a Stephen Minister and volunteered with the St. Vincent de Paul...
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Marcia Palcher
Coordinator of Stewardship
ph. 404-252-4513, x 225 A Holy Spirit parishioner for 21 years, Philadelphia native Marcia Palcher is the Stewardship Coordinator. Marcia has worked in the Stewardship Department since its inception 14 years ago. She set up the new parishioner visitation program that continues to this day. She created the guidelines for Holy Spirit's Ministry Program,...
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Samantha Zavala
Administrative Assistant to Stewardship
ph. 404-252-4513 ext 228 Samantha Zavala comes to Holy Spirit with three years as a receptionist, administrative assistant and office manager at a local IT company plus an additional four years experience as a customer information operator at MARTA. She has a background in Administration, Office Management, and Customer Service. Samantha is a graduate...
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Kim Schulman
Director of Communications
ph. 404-252-4513, x 220 A long-time parishioner, Kim Schulman is Holy Spirit's Coordinator of Communications. She oversees the parish website as well as all of Holy Spirit's publications, including weekly newsletter and bulletin. Kim has a Bachelor's degree in Child and Family Development from the University of Georgia and received her Master's degree in...
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Mariana Sobrero
Administrative Assistant to Stewardship
ph. 404-252-4513 Mariana joins Holy Spirit with over 20 years experience as an office manager. A native of Argentina, Marian recently moved to Atlanta from Florida. She is married and has one son.
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