Meet the team behind Saint Paul's
Rev. Catherine Venkatesh
The Rev. Catherine Venkatesh (she-her-hers) has served congregations in Michigan and Massachusetts for over two decades. Alongside her ministry at St. Paul’s, she serves as Colleague and Office Manager at Bethany House of Prayer, Arlington, where she facilitates contemplative prayer and retreat programming and assists in daily operations. Prior to ordination, she worked in forestry and sociology research, primarily in the Pacific Northwest. The child of biologists, she has lived, traveled, and worshiped on five continents and carries a deep appreciation for the rich variety of human cultures, religious expressions, and the natural world. She lives with her family in Arlington and travels regularly to India to visit extended family. She looks forward to engaging with the Malden community and joining St. Paul’s in worship, prayer, learning, and service.
Robert Humphreville has played the organ at St. Paul's for the past 10 years on a part-time basis. He is a freelance pianist and organist in greater Boston and plays regularly at Brooks School in North Andover, for the Apollo Club of Boston (an amateur men's singing group), at the Bethany Convent in Arlington, at the Society of St. John the Evangelist monastery in Cambridge, at Temple Isaiah in Lexington, and at Buckingham Browne & Nichols School in Cambridge. He likes to play both classical and popular music and frequently accompanies silent movies. He graduated from Harvard in 1980.
Carol A. Dixon
Carol A. Dixon, our supply organist, studied at Boston University with Dr. Max Miller, and then at New England Conservatory with Donald Willing, Chair of the Organ Department. She has served as Assistant Organist at Christ Church, Andover; Organist-Choirmaster at Calvary Episcopal Church, Danvers; Organist-Director of Music at the Congregational Church of Topsfield; and most recently as Organist-Director of Music at Trinity Episcopal Church, Melrose. She served several years as Director/Accompanist for the Concert Singers of the North Shore and Accompanist for the Paul Madare Chorale.