Father Robert Heinz - Pastor
Fr. Bob was named Pastor of both Our Lady of the Brook and St Norbert parishes effective July 1, 2014.
  Father Dan Folwaczny - Associate Pastor
  Fr. Dan oversees the day to day running of our Parish, and also is Associate Pastor at St. Norbert Parish in Northbrook.
Peery Duderstadt - Deacon

Peery was transferred from St. Joseph the Worker after serving there for 24 years and assigned to Our Lady of the Brook in July 2006 following his retirement from Allstate where he worked for 29 years. He has a BA and MA from DePaul University and a MA in Pastoral Theology from St. Mary of the Woods. He has been married to Mary Ann for 43 years. They are the proud parents of thee daughters and four grandchildren. He has been a deacon for 29 years. While serving in the traditional diaconal areas of Liturgy, Word, and Charity, his primary focus is adult faith formation. Peery also teaches in the Deacon Formation Program and is working on his certification as a Coordinator of Adult Faith Formation by the Archdiocese of Chicago.

Dennis McAllister - Deacon
  Michael Ward - Director of Music & Liturgy

We share our Music Director with St. Norbert parish in Northbrook. Michael is assisted by several Accompanists.


  -Office Manager


Amy Principi - Bulletin Editor, Webmaster, Bookkeeper

Amy Principi has been the Bulletin Editor at OLB since April of 2007. She also oversees Publicity for the parish, sending items to the papers and surrounding church bulletins. She added bookkeeping to her duties in April 2011. Before joining OLB, she was Editor at another church for seven years. She is a member of St. Alphonsus Liguori parish in Prospect Heights. Her son attends Bradley University and her daughter is a graduate of Illinois Wesleyan University. Amy and her husband have been married since '88, and they reside in Mt. Prospect. She received her BA from Albion College and her MBA from the Kellogg School at Northwestern.

Cathy Colleran - Administrative Assistant
Cathy Colleran is the Administrative Assistant for the parish office.  She was formerly employed for 25 years at St. James in Arlington Heights in various positions over those years, with my last duties being CORE Administrative Assistant and Census Manager. She lives in Palatine with her husband, Ed Stewart, who is a retired Special Education teacher with NSSEO.  Cathy has two sons:  Michael, a disabled adult with autism,  who lives in Elk Grove Village in a CILA, and William who is married, and with his wife, Leah, are the proud parents of 2 daughters and 1 son.  She pitches in with their care two days a week while Mom and Dad go to work!
Rudy Girolamo - Maintenance
Mark Spina - Maintenance