Director of Christian Formation & Liturgy
In his role at Holy Trinity Parish, Deacon Stuart Holland says he "work(s) with an extraordinary group of people who live to share Christ with others and who strive to prepare liturgies so that the assembly may be transformed to go make disciples." Deacon Stuart has been serving in this role since 1991 and a member of Holy Trinity Parish since 1983.
Married to his wife Marsha, they have 4 children and 4 grandchildren. Together they lead the process that engaged couples go through at Holy Trinity to get married.
Deacon Stuart grew up in Shawnee/Merriam, attended St. Joseph Grade School and Rockhurst High School. He attended several colleges and eventually received his degree in Pastoral Ministry from St. Mary University in Leavenworth.
Deacon Stuart spent the first half of his adult working life in the heavy construction industry as an estimator and in construction management for his family's company. After 5 years of study and formation, he was ordained a permanent deacon for the Archdiocese of Kansas City, Kansas on April 9, 2011.
He and his wife enjoy golfing together and travel.