Office Staff

Fr. Nathan Rueb

Vocation Director

Fr. Rueb grew up on a farm in Eastern Colorado and is the oldest of three boys. He attended William Jewell College and graduated in 2012 with a BA in International Relations and Political Science. He worked for a political consultant for one year after school during the 2012 election cycle where he researched and wrote political direct mail. Fr. Rueb attended St. Gregory the Great Seminary in Seward, NE for two years of philosophical studies before being assigned to study at the Pontifical North American College and the Pontifical University of the Holy Cross, in Rome, Italy. He was ordained to the priesthood on May 25, 2019.

Kelly Roper

Events Coordinator

Kelly is blessed to be a wife, mother of 8, grandmother of 5, and a convert to the Catholic faith.  She loves to organize events that help bring the faith to others.  One of the first big events she helped organize, as part of a small group of about 4 people, was to bring Scott Hahn to Kansas City shortly after his conversion to Catholicism.  Also among her favorites was coordinating several training weekends for consultants and teachers for Mother of Divine Grace School, who came together yearly from locations around the country.  She added a public presentation to the weekend so homeschool parents could attend presentations by the founder of the school and meet their homeschool consultants.  Now that Kelly is retired from homeschooling after 26 years, she is so pleased to serve in the Vocations office to plan and coordinate events to support the men who are courageously discerning a call to the Priesthood.

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