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Father Jerome D. Mueller - Pastor

Fr. Jerry Mueller was born in Cincinnati, Ohio. He grew up in a small family of 8 brothers and 4 sisters. He was ordained in June 1973. He served as a Navy chaplain from 1983 till 1989, when he transferred to the US Air Force. In 2006, he retired from the Air Force after serving 17 years. He has been the Pastor of St. Charles Borromeo since June 2009.
Deacon John

Deacon John Rasinski hails from Buffalo, New York. He and his wife Terry have five adult children. He served as a fighter and instructor pilot, was an Assistant Professor of Behavioral Sciences at the Air Force Academy, and retired from AFOTEC as a human factors engineer. After retiring from his position at Honeywell as a Staff Engineer, he was trained and ordained as a deacon in 2003. Deacon John is a graduate of the Pecos Monastery School of Spiritual Direction and has served as the Pastoral Associate and Sacramental Coordinator of Our Lady of the Sandias since 2004.

Deacon Paul Dung Nguyen


Deacon Paul was born in Vietnam and moved to Albuquerque in 1981.  He was married in 1984, and he and his wife have five children, two boys and three girls.  Ordained a deacon on July 10, 1993, his first assignment was at San Jose Parish.  He has been with St. Charles Borromeo since 1999.  As a deacon, he has the chance to work with both our parish and the Albuquerque community.  Deacon Paul is pleased to be able to serve our parish as liaison between our priests and our Vietnamese Community, interpreting and translating whenever there is a need.