Clergy Directory

Fr Platt 3Reverend William F. Platt
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Father Platt is a native of Trumbull Connecticut.  He is a graduate of St. Joseph High School in Trumbull and Fairfield University, where he earned a degree in English with a certification to teach.  Immediately after college, he served as a member of the Jesuit Volunteer Corps, teaching at Dolores Mission Parish in East Los Angeles, subsequently made famous in a New York Times best seller written by Father Gregory Boyle, S.J.. He spent his first year of theological formation at the Pontifical North American College at the Vatican, before completing his formation at the Catholic University of America.  Bishop Walter Curtis ordained him a priest on April 9, 1988 at St. Augustine Cathedral.

Reverend MigFr. Miguel Bernal 2uel Bernal
Priest in Residence
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Father Miguel A. Bernal was born and raised in the beautiful Seville a city of Spain.  He graduated from the University of Granada with a Bachelor's Degree in Theology.  Reverend Bernal continued his studies and obtained his Masters in Contemporary Philosophy from the University of Seville and a second Master’s Degree in Philosophical Anthropology from the Pontifical Gregorian University of Rome.  Father Miguel joined Priesthood in 2001 and was ordained by Cardinal Carlos Amigo.  Before joining the Dioceses of Bridgeport, Reverend Bernal served his community as a Pastor in different parishes in Seville.  He also worked as a professor and Chaplain in the School of the Sisters of Loreto Congregation.  Recently Bishop Frank Caggiano has appointed Fr. Bernal as the Coordinator of the new Hispanic Ministry for the Greenwich area. 

RobertDeacon Robert Henrey

Robert Henrey has served in the parish of St. Catherine of Siena since his ordination as deacon in 1984.

After retiring from a career in finance - he was a tax consulting partner with PricewaterhouseCoopers in New York City until 1997 - Robert undertook a program of clinical pastoral education, leading to certification in 2001 by the National Associate of Catholic Chaplains. At present, he is an interfaith chaplain on the staff of Greenwich Hospital. At St. Catherine's he is active in several ministries, including the parish's baptismal program, and outreach to the French-speaking and Hispanic communities. He is a member of the Siena Commission on Aging, visiting with homebound parishioners in the Old Greenwich area.

Robert currently serves as Treasurer of Hill House, a not-for-profit, state subsidized elderly residence located directly next door to the parish campus.

Robert is married and his wife, Lisette, is an enthusiastic member of the St. Catherine's choir. Their son Edward is a graphic artist and illustrator living in the area. Robert is French born and spends some time each year in his native country. He holds a degree in language and literature from Oxford University.

deacon johnDeacon John Linsenmeyer

Deacon John Linsenmeyer was educated at Georgetown University in Washington, DC (A.B. 1961, J.D.1964) with postgraduate study at the University of Virginia Law School (1978), the U S Army War College (1986) and the Diocese Of Bridgeport Diaconate Formation (2000 through ordination by Bishop Lori on June 12, 2004).  Prior to ordination John was a commercial barrister with a large international law firm.

EduardoDeacon Eduardo Rodrigues