Parish Office

Church Office Hours

  • 7:30 AM – 3:15 PM, Monday through Thursday
  • 8:00 AM – 12:00 Noon, Friday


Postion Name Phone
Pastor Rev. Fr. Denis Ssekannyo 760.375.2110
Fr Denis Photo-1 Fr. Denis Ssekannyo was born and raised in Uganda. He had all his seminary training in Uganda where he was ordained a priest on August 14, 1999. For 4 years, Fr. Denis concurrently served as Associate Pastor at the historical Namugongo Shrine Parish (where most of the Uganda martyrs were executed in 1885) and for 2 years taught at Vienna College. He came to the United States in August 2003. He obtained a Masters degree in counseling at Loyola Marymount University, Los Angeles in 2006. From 2007 to 2010 Fr. Denis was “in residence” at St. Francis Church, Bakersfield while pursuing his doctorate. Upon the completion of his doctorate in Educational Administration at the University of the Pacific, Stockton, California, in May 2010 Fr. Denis served as Associate Pastor at St. Francis Church, Bakersfield as well as Vice Principal at St. Francis Parish School. For a year he was the Principal at St. Francis Parish School (2011-2012). He then went back to Uganda to seek his bishop’s permission to return to the Diocese of Fresno. In September 2012 he was assigned to Our Lady of Miracles Church, Gustine as Associate pastor and briefly worked at St. Patrick Church, Kerman before being assigned to St. Ann, Ridgecrest as Parish Administrator.
Church Secretary Brenda Bell 760.375.2110
Church Assistant Secretary Jean Persico 760.375.2110
Church Assistant Secretary Michelle Duncan 760.375.2110
Church Spanish Translator Zenaida Williams (Th 7:30-noon) 760.375.2110
CCD Elementary Coordinator Jeannine McReynolds 760.375.2110 x313
CCD High School Coordinator Jessica Fine 760.375.2110 x305
Music Director Misty West-Bruna 760.375.2110
RCIA Director Laura Daugherty 760.375.2110 x310
Facilities Manager and Maintenance Tom Hire 760.375.2110 x304
School Principals Judy Tanaka and Elaine Jansen 760.375.4713
School Secretary Debbie Arlow 760.375.4713