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Fr. Gabriel Anderson

Title: Pastor

Phone: 583-9117, 588-1433

Fr. Gabriel Anderson grew up the fourth oldest in a family of 10 children.  That was good training for a life of service!!  He was ordained to the priesthood at the Church of the Nativity, Dubuque on June 24, 1989 by... Read More...


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Fr. Ralph Davis

Title: Associate Pastor

Phone: 583-9117, 588-1433
I was born in Waterloo on November 13, 1990, and adopted in Waterloo on December 21, 1990 by Kevin and Sue Davis.  I grew up in Waterloo and attended St. Joe’s in Raymond, Immaculate Conception, and Don Bosco High School in Gilbertville... Read More...

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Bill Biver

Title: Deacon

Phone: 563-580-6986

Deacon Bill Biver was ordained on September 21, 1986 by Archbishop Daniel Kucera at Nativity Church in Dubuque. He has since served in liturgical, pastoral, and charitable ministry at St. Columbkille’s Parish. On September 13, 2012,... Read More...


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Frank Dunn

Title: Deacon

Phone: 582-6992

Deacon Frank was born {Francis Michael Dunn} on February 27, 1933, and is the youngest of 5 children, raised on a family farm in Keswick, Iowa, in a very Catholic family. He married Maryann Peiffer on August 18, 1956. They have 6 children.... Read More...


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Michelle Rahe

Title: Director of Business

Phone: 583-9117

I started working as the Director of Business at Saint Columbkille Catholic Parish on February 1, 2001.  I am the youngest of eleven children.  I have seven sisters and three brothers.  I grew up on a farm outside of... Read More...


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Alice Noethe

Title: Pastoral Associate & Faith Formation Director

Phone: 583-8573

Alice is gratefully blessed to be part of a large and very close knit family. Perpetually the best of friends; faith, hope, love, laughter, yearly family Christmas caroling and the annual winter family game day are truly some of the most savoring... Read More...


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Pat Derby

Title: Family Life Coordinator & Communications/Technology

Phone: 451-3557

Pat began working for St. Columbkille in September, 2006 as a Religious Education teacher. Pat is the youngest of 3 girls. Pat grew up a Southern Baptist in West Memphis, Arkansas and Memphis, Tennessee where her Dad was a Deacon in the Baptist... Read More...


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Sue Schmitt

Title: Parish Secretary

Phone: 583-9117

Do I look familiar?  I should -- I've been Secretary here at St. Columbkille Church for almost 32 years -- hired by Fr. Gregory Einck on July 5, 1982.  I've worked for/with 6 different Pastors and countless Sacramental Priests/Associates... Read More...


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Gary Anglin

Title: Sacristan

Phone: 580-1093

Gary grew up in Dubuque on Bryant Street as the second oldest of seven children. His mother was a stay-at-home Mom. Gary's father served in the United States Navy for 4 years, then worked at U.S. Industrial Chemical. Gary has been married to his... Read More...

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