Meet Our Staff
St. Gabriel Parish is blessed to have experienced staff who are dedicated to the spiritual well-being of its parishioners. Click on the photos below to contact them! They would love to hear from you!
Fr. Tom Sutton
Father Tom has been pastor of St. Joseph Church since 1997 and pastor of the St. Joseph/St. Anthony Parish Community (now St. Gabriel Parish) since 2003. He has served as a priest for nearly 48 years, during which time he served as Vicar of Administration for the Diocese of Saginaw and as pastor of Blessed Sacrament Parish in Midland, St. Hyacinth Parish in Bay City, and St. Stephen Parish in Saginaw.
Fresh from a 14-month mission in Romania, Christine came to St. Gabriel with a passion for ministry and a dream of using her life to serve Christ. Christine has a Bachelor's Degree in Political Science from the University of Notre Dame and plans to earn a Master's of Divinity in the future. Christine is a member of Assumption BVM in Midland where she serves as the 4th grade Catechist. She also serves as the High School Youth Ministry Facilitator at St. Gabriel.
Janet began working as Bookkeeper at St. Gabriel in September 2014. She has a B.A. in Criminal Justice from Saginaw Valley State University and ministered through her work at the Bay County Sheriff Department for 30 years. She is widowed, a mother of grown twins, David and Rachel, and grandmother of three: Micayla, Kate and Ryan. She is a member of Our Lady of Peace Parish in Bay City where she serves as Eucharistic Minister, Lector and Parish Council member.