Pastoral Associate, Formation
A native of Brooklyn and a member of the Community for over twenty years; a mother, wife, teacher and writer; joined the staff in 1991, developing faith formation and sacramental programs. She was awarded an Master's Degree in Theology from the Seminary of the Immaculate Conception in Huntington, NY, in 1998.
Associate Director of Music/Organist
Christopher joined the St. Boniface Music Ministry in October 2001. He holds an undergraduate degree in organ performance (Southern Illinois University in Carbondale, IL) and a graduate degree in sacred music from Westminster Choir College in Princeton, NJ. Chris sings with Harmonium, a 100-voice choir in Morris County, frequently serving as organ accompanist for the group.
Christopher joined the staff in September 2006 after a career of thirty-one years administering operations for The Christophers, a lay Catholic media ministry. Christopher holds B.A. and M.A. degrees in Communications, and resides in Bay Ridge, Brooklyn with his wife and daughters. He is an Oblate of St. Benedict, professed at Mount Saviour Monastery, Pine City, NY
Dr. James Bowyer
Associate Director of Music/Choir Director
Dr. Bowyer came to St. Boniface Church in September of 2011, concurrently assuming the position of Director of Choral Activities at CUNY's Brooklyn College. He has earned multiple Masters degrees from various institutions in areas such as vocal pedagogy, vocal performance, choral conducting and theology and holds a DMA in choral conducting from the University of Washington in Seattle. His research interests include the integration of musical learning for adults through their participation in choral ensembles.