Rev. Jason F. Stokes, M.Div., M.A. - Pastor
Fr. Stokes was named Administrator of Most Blessed Trinity Parish on June 14, 2016 by Bishop John Barres, and was elevated to Pastor on October 20, 2017 by Bishop Alfred Schlert. Fr. Stokes is also assigned to Catholic Prison Ministry for the Federal Correctional Institution - Schuylkill, State Correctional Institution - Mahanoy, State Correctional Institution - Frackville, and Schuylkill County Prison.
Fr. Stokes was ordained a priest by Bishop Barres on June 4, 2011 at the Cathedral of St. Catherine of Sienna in Allentown. His priestly assignments included: Parochial Vicar, St. Patrick Church, Pottsville (June 2011 - June 2013); Chaplain, Nativity BVM High School, Pottsville (June 2011 - June 2012); Parochial Vicar, Notre Dame Church, Bethlehem (June 2013 - June 2014); St. Ignatius Loyola Church, Reading (June 2014 - June 2016).
Fr. Stokes is the son of Kay and the late Frank Stokes of Bath, PA. He has a twin brother and an older sister, along with 4 nieces and a nephew. Fr. Stokes graduated from Bethlehem Catholic High School in 1995 and Lehigh University in 2000 with a Bachelors of Science Degree in Accounting. He joined KPMG, LLP. Accounting Firm in Philadelphia after graduation. He later left KPMG to create and manage the Internal Audit Department of an international weight loss company headquartered near Philadelphia.
Fr. Stokes entered St. Charles Borromeo Seminary in August 2004 to begin his studies for the priesthood. He earned a Masters of Divinity Degree with a specialization in Systematic Theology in 2010 and a Masters of Arts in Theology with a specialization in Sacred Scripture in 2011.
Fr. Stokes enjoys listening to music, watching the Philadelphia Phillies and Eagles, going to the Lehigh Valley Iron Pigs with his mother, playing golf, weight lifting and spending time with his family - especially spoiling his nieces and nephew.
Mrs. Michele Antalosky, Parish Secretary
Michele is a valued member of the Most Blessed Trinity Team performing numerous administrative tasks. Michele and her husband Dave are also parishioners of Most Blessed Trinity Parish
Mrs. Julianne Reiner, Pastoral Assistant
The Pastoral Assistant is a volunteer that assists the Pastor in guiding the overall spiritual growth of the Parish. The duties of the Pastoral Assistant include: Scheduling of Readers, Extraordinary Ministers of Holy Communion and Altar Servers; Assist the Pastor in conducting annual ministry workshops; Assist the Pastor in planning special liturgies, such as the Easter Triduum, 40-Hours Eucharistic Celebration, First Penance, First Communion and Confirmation; Visiting and welcoming new members to Most Blessed Trinity Parish; as well as many other important duties to help ensure a vibrant and growing parish.
Julie Reiner is a long-time parishioner of Most Blessed Trinity Parish as well as the now suppressed Ss. Peter & Paul Parish, Tower City. She also serves as a Reader and Extraordinary Minister of Holy Communion as well as serving as the Location Supervisor at the Chapel for our Parish Religious Education Program (PREP).
Julie is a Registered Nurse working full time in maternity case management. She is married to Robert Reiner, Sr. and they have 3 adult children.