The Rev. Carolyn H. Eklund

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The Rev. Carolyn H. Eklund became the rector of St. Paul’s in late 2013 after having served for 12 years as rector of Grace Church, Plainfield, New Jersey.

Her Masters of Divinity is from The General Theological Seminary of the Episcopal Church. Her undergraduate degrees from the University of Kansas are in microbiology and medical technology.

Carolyn’s passion is to share the joy of discipleship with others, sing hymns with lots of spirit and to bring people together in the love of Christ.

She was married to the late John E. Eklund for 27 years. She lives in Brunswick with her very smart border-collie mix named Sophie.

The Rev. Katie Holicky

Assistant Rector for Families and Youth


The Rev. Katie Holicky, (she/her/hers) 

Katie is an Episocpal Priest in the Diocese of Maine.

She has a B.A. in Religious Studies and Minor in Catholic Studies from Virginia Commonwealth University and her work in her Masters of Divinity, from Epsicopal Divinity School Cambridge, MA,  focused on Intercultural Social Justice.

In addition to working in traditional church settings, Katie also enjoys serving interspiritual and ecumenical communities and is a trained Interfaith Spiritual Director. Katie’s passion for serving in any setting comes from a deep desire to affirm, love, and build sacred community with all people no matter their journey. For the past ten years Katie has served parishes focusing on formation for children and youth ministry.

When she isn’t focusing on ministry Katie can be found exploring the outdoors with her husband, baking, reading, and binge-watching Murder She Wrote.

Mary Lee Wile

The Rev. Mary Lee Wile


Mary Lee and Rick Wile have attended St. Paul’s since 1989; Mary Lee has served as a deacon since 2001.

Over the years, her ministries in the world have included pediatric hospice and prison chaplaincy, spiritual direction, and writing.

For the wider Church she has written program books for Living the Good News, Inc. and children’s books for Forward Movement, as well as writing twice for Forward Day by Day and continuing to contribute to Grow Christians, an online blog for nurturing faith at home.

Mary Lee served the Diocese as Archdeacon for four years after retiring from her career as a high school English teacher. At St. Paul’s, she oversees the Eucharistic Ministers, offers twice-yearly Quiet Mornings, teaches occasional workshops, including Confirmation preparation, and delights in assisting with the formation of children.

Randy Day

Music Ministry Director
207-725-5342 ext. 5

Randy Day, Director of Music Ministries

Randy Day moved to Maine and arrived at St. Paul’s after 14 years doing church ministry for St. John’s Episcopal Church/Lancaster, PA and Trinity United Church of Christ/Hanover, PA.

He retired from teaching school and operating a studio upon moving to Maine in 2014.  His undergraduate degree, a Bachelor’s of Music Education, is from Southern University in Collegedale, TN, and his graduate degree in Organ Performance from Andrews University in Berrien Springs, MI.

Randy is grateful for the joyful, intellectually stimulating, and servant-spirit environment of St. Paul’s, a very nurturing space for leadership.  He lives in Portland, ME and is married to Eugene Smith.  Together they share the unconditional love of Shadow, their 11-year-old cocker spaniel.

Jane Redlon

Nursery Care-Giver