Meet Our Staff

Fr. Kenneth Lao, CC

Pastoral Administrator

Fr. Ken was ordained to the priesthood on June 6, 2015.

He joined the team here at Holy Trinity Pastoral Unit in July, 2016 as a Pastoral Administrator.

CliftonStrengths: Activator, Learner, Positivity, Achiever

Fr. Bryan Sabourin, CC

Associate Pastor

Fr. Bryan was ordained to the priesthood on June 7, 2014.

He joined the team here at Holy Trinity Pastoral Unit in July, 2016 as a Associate Pastor.

CliftonStrengths: Input, Intellection, Developer, Relator, Individualization

Rod Rowlands


Deacon Rod has been a parishioner at Holy Trinity Pastoral Unit since 2013. He graduated from St. Mary’s University in 1979 with a BA in Political Science and from Atlantic School of Theology in 2015 with a Graduate Certificate in Theological Studies. Deacon Rod spent one year as an instituted acolyte and was ordained a deacon on June 27th, 2015 at St, Mary’s Cathedral Basilica by Archbishop Mancini.

Deacon Rod has been Part of the HTPU staff team since June 2015.

Liz Muller

Administration Secretary & Finance


CliftonStrengths: Belief, Adaptability, Responsibility, Consistency, WOO


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Catherine Kidson

Director of Operations

Catherine and her husband Patrick are long time parishioners who raised their family here at Holy Trinity. She has served in Faith Formation, Administration, Leadership, and Evangelization and various other ministries.
Catherine joined the team here at Holy Trinity Pastoral Unit June 1, 2007.
CliftonStrengths: Achiever, Developer, Empathy, Connectedness, Intellection


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Kate Pinto

Coordinator of Evangelization and Community

Kate and her husband Nicholas are new parishioners at Holy Trinity Pastoral Unit. After graduating university, Kate worked for Catholic Christian Outreach, The New Evangelization Summit, and in various parish ministry positions.

Kate joined the team here at Holy Trinity Pastoral Unit in July, 2018

CliftonStrengths: Connectedness, Communication, Strategic, Woo, Responsibility


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Alex Craven

Coordinator of Family Faith Formation

Alex graduated from Xavier University in Cincinnati OH with a BA in Theology and BS in Psychology. After teaching Religious Education in a Catholic high school for a number of years he came to Halifax to complete his MA in Theology and Religious Studies at St. Mary’s University.

Alex joined Holy Trinity Pastoral Unit staff in 2016 and oversees youth and adult faith formation programs in the parish.

CliftonStrengths: Connectedness, Lerner, Context, Intellection, Input


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