Deacon Jeff Willard
Jeff serves the Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston as Port Chaplain on Galveston Island. He is assigned as deacon for Holy Family parish in Galveston, which has six churches under one name. He was ordained in 1999 in the Archdiocese of Oklahoma City, OK. With a Master’s in Marriage and Family Therapy and a PhD in counseling, Jeff is a licensed professional counselor for the state of Texas. Serving the people of God has been a passion for Jeff. Bringing others into a closer relationship with Christ is at the forefront of all his work and ministry.
Off duty, Jeff and Mary Lynn enjoy sailing, walking on the beach and spending time in nature.