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Centro Católico del Espíritu Santo

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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Parker Ransom Administrative Coordinator ph. (404) 303-9927 Parker, a native Texan, graduated from Vanderbilt University and worked overseas and domestically in marketing and advertising for 20+ years. He's been in Atlanta and a Parishioner for the last 16 years. Parker joined the Centro team just this July. In the time he's been here, Parker has been active...
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Finance

Kelly Angelo Bookeeper ph. (404) 252-4513 x229 Kelly Angelo currently serves as the Accountant for Holy Spirit Catholic Church. This is somewhat of second career for Kelly, as she spent the majority of her career with the Coca-Cola Company, most recently as Manager of International Treasury Services, where she was responsible for managing the Company’s international operations...
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Liturgy and Adult Enrichment Department

Dr. Albert Ahlstrom Director of Music ph. (404) 252-4513 x249 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 RCIA and Adult Education Coordinator 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 x235 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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Jeff Simpson Contemporary Choir ph. (404) 252-4513 Jeff Simpson has Master’s of Music Degree from University of South Florida in Tampa, Jeff has studied several different instruments as well as composition. He performs regularly around Atlanta and has released several published recordings of his music. Jeff will plays piano with the Contemporary Choir at our Sunday evening Mass.
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Operations Department

Jackie Bohling Director of Operations and Stewardship ph. (404) 252-4513 x224 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 graduated from Holy...
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Samantha Zavala Facilities Manager ph. (404) 252-4513 x228 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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Kimberly Chalavoutis Administrative Assistant ph. (404) 252-4513 x222 Kimberly Chalavoutis joined us on staff in 2022 but has been a parishioner since 2018. She has been an active volunteer in our La Amistad afternoon tutoring program and with the Friends of the Amelia Mary Garden. Kimberly serves as Fr. Atraga's administrative assistant and works at the reception desk....
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Cheryl Veilleux Administrative Assistant 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

Julie Ravry Administrative Assistant to Religious Education ph. (404) 252-4513 Julie has Bachelor’s degrees in Psychology and Nursing and has worked in the medical field for many years. Born in Atlanta, she returned to live here in 1995, and has been a member of Holy Spirit parish for 18 years. Julie is devoted to her husband and two children and...
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Sarah Cullen Children and Youth Faith Formation Manager ph. (404) 252-4513 x255 Sarah Cullen oversees Holy Spirit's religious education programs from pre-K – 12th grade. She “grew up” at Holy Spirit, receiving all of her sacraments here, participating in the religious education program, serving as a cantor in the Children’s Choir, and being a faithful attendee and volunteer of the 8:30 a.m....
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Stewardship and Communications

Kate Allen-Cotterman Director of Volunteers ph. (404) 252-4513 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 x225 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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Kim Schulman Director of Communications ph. (404) 252-4513 x220 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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