Meet our chaplains

Chaplains support the mission of the Catholic Church in Western Washington by offering spiritual care to people on the margins.  Below is a list of chaplains for the Criminal Justice, Hospital & Healthcare, Immigrant & Refugee and Seafarers' ministries.

Criminal Justice Ministry

Joe Cotton

Director of Pastoral Care and Outreach

206-382-4847 | joe.cotton@seattlearch.org

Department of Corrections Facilities

County Facilities

Gloria Kempton

Monroe Correctional Complex (MCC)

206-935-3142 | glokemp@earthlink.net

Father Jay DeFolco

Snohomish County Jail and Juvenile Detention

360-691-2636

Mary Rutter

Washington Corrections Center for Women (WCCW)

253-904-8269 | maryjojejo@comcast.net 

Janine Schutt

Mission Creek Corrections Center for Women

(MCCCW) | jeschutt@hotmail.com

Karin Ciani

Stafford Creek Corrections Center (SCCC)

Olympic Corrections Center (OCC)

360-580-3155 | karinciani@yahoo.com

Deacon John Elshaw

Cedar Creek Corrections Center (CCCC)

360-481-0713 | deaconjohnelshaw@comcast.net

Jeff Ripp

Larch Corrections Center (LCC)

jeffandlisaripp@yahoo.com

Andrea Deshaye

Washington Corrections Center (WCC)

360-867-1180 | adeshaye@comcast.net

Shannon O’Donnell

King County Jail

253-475-8405 | shanod@comcast.net

Mary Rutter

Kent Regional Justice Center

253-904-8269 | maryjojejo@comcast.net

Deacon Tom O’Loughlin

Pierce County Jail

253-307-6797 | tomoloughlin@comcast.net

Deacon Jack Roscoe

Clark County Jail

564-397-2211

Deacon Larry Kheriaty

Whatcom County Jail

360-733-1380 ext. 26

Chuck Henderson

Byron Hanson

Cowlitz County Jail

henderscw@aol.com

DOC clergy contractors:

Father Showreelu Simham

Father Jayakumar Embeti

Father Zevi Arockiam, HGN

Father Michael Bayard, SJ

 

Serving:

Clallam Bay Corrections Center (CBCC)

Olympic Corrections Center (OCC)

Stafford Creek Corrections Center (SCCC)

Monroe Correctional Complex (MCC)

State juvenile facilities:

JoJo Bromfield

Echo Glen Children’s Center | King County Juvenile Detention Center

425-736-7495 | jojocoordinates@gmail.com

 

Deacon Loren Lane

Green Hill School

360-740-9724 | 2lanes@lorenlane.com

 

Deacon Dick Wallace

Naselle Youth Camp

360-642-4188

Federal facilities:

VACANT

Federal Detention Center, SeaTac

206-870-5700

 

Father Isidro Lepez, SJ

Northwest Detention Center (ICE)

253-752-3594 | ilepesj@gmail.com

Tribal facilities:

Kay Bowen

Tribal Jail of Chehalis

katetbowen@gmail.com

Hospital & Healthcare Ministry

Joe Cotton

Director of Pastoral Care and Outreach

206-382-4847 | joe.cotton@seattlearch.org

South Seattle Deanery

Deacon Greg McNabb

Father Bryan Hersey

Deacon Jose DeLeon

 

Pierce Deanery

Pam Stephen-Jordan

North Seattle Deanery

Alicia Lanzner

JoAn Choi

 

Eastside Deanery

Deacon Abel Magaña

 

Southern Deanery

Deacon Jose Gonzalez

Immigrant & Refugee Ministry

Chris Koehler

Director of Immigrant & Refugee Ministry

206-274-3194 | chris.koehler@seattlearch.org

 

Joe Cotton

Director of Pastoral Care and Outreach

206-382-4847 | joe.cotton@seattlearch.org

 

Seafarers' Ministry

Joe Cotton

Director of Pastoral Care and Outreach

206-382-4847 | joe.cotton@seattlearch.org

 

Deacon Jose DeLeon

Seattle Seafarers' Center

deaconjoey@mts-seattle.org

 

Catholic Interns:

Jack Ipsen

Ann Marie Jawili