The Rev. Dr. Miranda K. Hassett (she/her) is the Rector of St. Dunstan’s. She has served at St. Dunstan’s since January of 2011. She was ordained to the priesthood in 2009. She loves the heck out of this church, and hopes you will too. Rev. Miranda received her Master of Divinity degree from the Episcopal Divinity School in Cambridge, Massachusetts. Prior to attending seminary, she earned a Ph.D. in Cultural Anthropology from the University of North Carolina, and wrote a book based on her dissertation research, Anglican Communion in Crisis: How Episcopal Dissident and Their African Allies are Reshaping Anglicanism. Rev. Miranda is married to Phil and has two children, ages 14 and 10.
Ann McGrath (she/her) is our friendly and helpful Office Coordinator. She is usually in the office on Thursdays from 8am to noon. Ann lives in Lodi, Wisconsin, with her husband, Brooks, and two daughters, ages 10 and 6. She has a small farmer’s market business selling homemade jams, jellies and pickles called Ann in a Jam. She joined the staff at St. Dunstan’s in 2018.
Isabelle “Isa” Marceau (she/they) is our Youth Minister (2022). Isa attended Drake University to study strategic political communication and rhetoric. They have a professional history in community organizing within Iowa politics, which included working with LGBTQ+ youth as a resource and mentor. Isa is driven by a passion to create both inclusive and accessible spaces, especially for youth. She spends her time reading, writing, and cooking. Isa lives in Middleton with one spouse, three cats, and many books.
Steve Johnson (he/him) is our Director of Music Ministries. Prior to coming to St. Dunstan’s, Steve was Director of Liturgy and Music for 16 years at St. Catherine of Alexandria Catholic Church. Steve was raised ELCA Lutheran in a very musical church. Steve is a graduate of UW-Madison where he completed a Bachelor of Music/Music Education (BMME) degree in 1993. In addition to church music leadership, he has spent time as a public school music teacher and as a private voice and piano teacher. Steve has a wide range of musical talents and interests, including piano, organ, voice and choral singing and directing. He loves developing and growing the music ministry within a parish, encouraging those of all ages and all experience levels to use their musical talents to inspire the worship life of the congregation. Steve has a husband of 30 years, Bill, and a dog, Oliver.
Father John Rasmus is a retired priest of the Diocese of Eau Claire who makes his home at St. Dunstan’s. He often provides pastoral and liturgical support when Rev. Miranda is away.
Father Tom McAlpine is a retired priest of the Diocese of Fond du Lac and professor of Old Testament. He sometimes leads a Bible study group at St. Dunstan’s and often takes pastoral calls when Rev. Miranda is away.
Deacon Laura Norby is a retired vocational deacon of the Diocese of Milwaukee. She serves at St. Dunstan’s by offering prayers for healing during our Sunday morning services on the first Sunday of the month.
While Father John, Father Tom, and Deacon Laura serve regularly in public roles in the parish, we are blessed with many retired clergy who contribute their wisdom, prayers and presence to our common life.