WWCCR Board of Directors and Spiritual Director
WWCCR Spiritual Director
Fr. Jim Northrop
Fr. Jim Northrop was appointed by Archbishop Brunett in 2005 to serve as Spiritual Director for WWCCR. We are grateful to Archbishop Brunett for this appointment and grateful to Fr. Jim for accepting it. Fr. Jim is Pastor of St. Brendan Parish in Bothell. He is also a member of the Presbyteral Council, which advises the Archbishop on strategic planning issues, priests’ policy issues and other areas that assist him in the governance of the Archdiocese. Fr. Jim has been active in Catholic Charismatic Renewal since his college days. He is a frequent presider at Healing Masses and a speaker at prayer groups. He has worked with Dr. Tom Curran on presenting a series of radio programs on Sacred Heart Radio. And he is a gifted musician and vocalist who has written several songs and has produced his own CDs.
WWCCR Board of Directors
Mitch Roberts came into the Catholic Church at Easter 2004. A few years later he experienced baptism in the Holy Spirit and quickly became a regular member of the St. Brendan’s Prayer Group in Bothell, where he now serves on the Core Team. Mitch is very involved in the WWCCR School of Healing Prayer and brings many years of experience in management and finance to his work on the Board of Directors. He is blessed with a wonderful wife, Robin and two terrific children, Madison and Cole.
Sharon Fox was baptized in the Holy Spirit in 1982 and she’s been active in Charismatic Renewal since 1984. She has served in youth ministry, prayer group leadership, as a worship leader, and in many other ways as a WWCCR staff member from 1988-2007. Sharon then served at the international level for 14 months with International Catholic Charismatic Renewal Services (ICCRS) in Rome, Italy. Now back home, Sharon has served as a worship leader at various WWCCR events. She joined the WWCCR Board in January 2015 and she is also on the WWCCR Fundraising Committee. She is a parishioner at St. Anthony Catholic Church in Renton, WA.
Kelley Masterson is a revert to the Catholic faith and an ardent witness to the Lord’s Divine Mercy which heals, restores and truly makes all things new in Christ. Kelley has served as a host of Rosary Live via MyCatholicFaith.org and loves the gift of intercessory prayer with the Communion of the Saints. She received training in the School of Healing Prayer via WWCCR and now serves in the healing ministry at Dwelling Place at St. Stephen’s Renton. Kelley is a parishioner at St. Theresa’s in Federal Way, where she serves with her beloved husband Brad along with their four children.
Dean Tougas discovered the joy and freedom of life in The Spirit as a teenager in the early 1970s, when he frequently attended the Sunday evening prayer meeting at Blessed Sacrament Church in Seattle. Over the years he has served in a wide range of parish ministries at Blessed Sacrament Church, St. Thomas More Parish in Lynnwood and Our Lady of Perpetual Help in Everett. In 2006 and 2007 he served on the WWCCR team that produced the weekly Spanish-language radio program “Jovines al Frente.” He is currently involved as a member of the Dwelling Place team and, with his wife Misty, is a member of St. Pius X Parish in Mountlake Terrace.