Parish Staff

Parish Staff

Pastor

Rev. John Redmond

Born in Grey County, and ordained by Bishop Crosby in 2012, Father John has been pastor here at St. Pius Brantford since 2017. In his free time, he enjoys reading and conversation, and over the years he has also become more firmly attached to the ups and downs of the Toronto Raptors than perhaps is entirely wise!
Parish Secretary

Ann Harangozo

Ann has been a member of St Pius for almost 40 years. Ann was married at St Pius in 1984, has one son, David, who was also married at St Pius and is blessed with one granddaughter, Catherine. After retiring from her career of 30 years in retail, Ann joined our staff as secretary in July 2013.  When Ann is not working at the office she enjoys spending time with family, volunteering at St Pius, and being dedicated Girl Guide…
Bookkeeper

Lisa Berki

Lisa Berki has been bookkeeper here at St. Pius Brantford since 1993. Lisa has been happy to call Brantford home since 1972, settling in Brantford after a youth which included many moves as part of an Air Force family. Lisa and her husband John have two daughters, Katy and Anne. Katy and husband Dave recently made Lisa and John proud first-time grandparents. The Berkis are very involved in the Brantford & District Hungarian Community Club and enjoy dancing/cooking for the…
Music Director

Colin Cousins

Colin was born and raised in Hamilton, and is twice a graduate of McMaster University: in 1976, with a Bachelor of Music, and in 1993, with a Master of Divinity.  Music Director at St Pius for over 14 years, Colin has previously served in a Baptist church, three United churches, and began as organist and choir director at St Lawrence the Martyr parish in Hamilton, for a total of over 46 years (he was four when he began…) As a…
Seminarian

Jonathan Reitzel

Jonathan grew up in the town of New Hamburg.  After high school, he studied for a couple of years at Our Lady Seat of Wisdom (then Academy, now College).  Then entered the seminary with the Diocese of Hamilton.  He has now completed his sixth year of seminary.  For the 2020-2021 academic year, he has been assigned here to St. Pius X parish. Jonathan enjoys spending time in the outdoors to relax and unwind. FAITH STORY I was raised in a…
Maintenance Supervisor

Paul Reansbury

Paul graduated from Brock University in 1985 (Bachelor of Recreation and Leisure Studies).  He then earned his Adjuvant Qualifications in 1995 and an Educational Assistant Certificate in 2002 both from Mohawk College.  He worked at the John Noble Home (Recreation Programmer/Adjuvant Staff); Kiwanis Adult Day Program (Programme Supervisor);  Brant Haldimand Norfolk CDSB (Educational Assistant); St Mary Parish Caretaker and St Basil Parish Caretaker prior to joining St Pius staff in 2014 as maintenance supervisor.  Paul was married at St Pius…