Office Staff


Catherine Horgan: Parish Administrator
Catherine joined the staff of Caroline Church in May 2018. Her background includes experience in a variety of administrative roles at the senior level, including 18 years as the executive assistant to the dean of the School of Health Technology and Management at Stony Brook University. In that capacity, Catherine was responsible for the day to day non-academic operations of a professional school with 1000+ students and more than 150 faculty and staff. Catherine anticipates that her oganizational skills and breath of administrative experiences will be invaluable as she transitions into her new role at Caroline.

Since moving to the Setauket area after her divorce in 2005, Catherine has become active in a number of parish ministries at St. James RC Church, where she serves that community on a voluntary basis as a lector and Eucharistic minister. She is also a member of the Ministry of Consolation, is the founder of the parish Bereavement Ministry and is editor of the weekly bulletin as well as parish magazine, "Thoughts Along the Way", which is published 4 times a year. The oldest of three children, Catherine has found great pleasure ovr the years in spoiling the now offsprings of her young brothers, both whom now reside in Florida. Two years ago, the family welcomed the newest generation when the older of Catherine's two nieces, gave birth to a baby boy.

Catherine has always enjoyed traveling and has been fortunate in recent years to have travelled to the Holy Land, Spain and Italy. Her other pastimes include enjoying a good book especially while relaxing at the West Meadow Beach.

Nancy O'Neill: Financial Clerk, Giving Records
Nancy Curtis O'Neill has been the financial clerk at Caroline Church since 2005.  She is a part time employee and usually can be found  in the office most mornings during the work week.  Her responsibilities include recording the financial giving and contributions of our parish members. 

Nancy's prior employment history  has included secretarial, bookkeeping, and human resources. Nancy and her late husband, Ron, were married in 1963 and moved to the Port Jefferson area.  Nancy has been a parishioner of Caroline Church since 1964.  Her children, Curtis and Valerie, were baptized and grew up at Caroline. Nancy is a grandma (Nonni) to three granddaughters and two grandsons and "mommy" to her little Maltipoo pup, Teddy.

 

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Sammy Angstman: Organist, Joyful Noise Director, Music Director
Sammy is currently working towards her Doctorate of Musical Arts in Piano Performance at Stony Brook University, where she received her Master of Music in Piano Performance last May. She received her B.M. in Piano Performance from New England Conservatory in 2013.

Sammy is a recipient of Stony Brook's Staller Scholar Award, and studies with Christina Dahl and Gilbert Kalish. She is active as an accompanist and chamber musician, performing in the school’s Baroque Ensemble, in a piano-woodwind quintet coached by Pedro Diaz, Ann Ellsworth, Frank Morelli, and Christina Dahl, and accompanying multiple graduate student recitals and juries per year. In addition to her performance studies at Stony Brook, Sammy has been working for the school as a Teaching Assistant in a variety of roles: she currently teaches a keyboard skills class, has taught private lessons to undergraduates, served as an accompanist, and was the Coordinator for the music department's annual Piano Project in 2014 and 2015. Sammy is also an active teacher outside of Stony Brook, teaching at Great Neck Music Conservatory and maintaining a private studio in the Stony Brook area.