STAFF OF LOOKING TO SUNDAY

Looking to Sunday is produced thanks to the time and talent of the individuals listed below.  But most of all, Looking to Sunday is produced thanks to the inspiration and guidance of the Holy Spirit.


  • Father Tom Iwanowski

    Father Tom Iwanowski is the author of Looking to Sunday®. He is a Roman Catholic priest, ordained in 1975.  He has served in various parishes in the Archdiocese of Newark and is a former Director of the Office of Divine Worship. He has a Masters Degree in Scriptural Studies and is a former Adjunct Professor of Homiletics. He has written many articles dealing with liturgy and parish life and coauthored books of Lenten Reflections published by Ave Maria Press and Renew International.

  • Mr. Heath Winborn

    Heath Winborn is responsible for the design and appearance of Looking to Sunday®. He is the Associate Director of Facilities at Kellogg Global Hub at the Kellogg School of Management located at Northwestern University. He previously served as the Director of Operations at three Catholic Parishes and also was employed at the Guggenheim Museum in New York as an Assistant Theater Director and Design Technician.

     

  • Mrs. Diane Hellriegel

    Diane Hellriegel is the editor of Looking to Sunday. She is a former editor for a major publishing company as well as a published author of books for teachers and children. She spent fourteen years teaching religion to children in grades K-8 and is currently the Director of Communications for Saint Joseph Roman Catholic Parish serving Oradell and New Milford, NJ. There she is responsible for creating the weekly parish bulletin and the school email newsletter.

     

  • Mr. Michael Rivera

    Michael Rivera is responsible for posting the audio versions of Looking to Sunday® . 

    Michael is currently a substitute Pastoral Musician within the Archdiocese of Newark and the surrounding dioceses, substituting as Organist, Pianist, and Cantor. He previously served as Director of Music Ministries at Our Lady of Mercy in Jersey City. Michael is also a Music Teacher in the New Jersey Public School System.  He is a Member of the National Association of Pastoral Musicians and is a certified NPM Cantor.


    He holds a Bachelor of Arts in English and a Master of Arts in Teaching with a Concentration in Music Education degrees, both from Montclair State University. In his Graduate Studies, he studied voice with George Spitzer. 


    Michael has had the honor of performing in choirs that have sung at the New Jersey Performing Arts Center, New York City Center, and in 2015 at the Auditorium di Santo Stefano al Ponte in Florence, Italy.

    Social Media (Instagram @mikerivera_93) 

  • Mr. Liam Barredo

    Liam Barredo is the Director of Social Media for Looking to Sunday®. Liam is a vocalist with a degree in Music Business with a concentration in Classical Voice & Popular Music from New Jersey City University. Liam has been a Cantor/Song Leader/Worship Leader for the past 12 years. Currently he serves as Music Director of Our Lady of Mercy Church in Jersey City, NJ. He is a member of the National Pastoral Musicians and is a certified NPM cantor.


    Liam is also a recording artist. In the past he has performed at the famed "Newark Symphony Hall" on the same bill with Grammy Nominated/Stellar Award Winner Gospel Music Star Kierra Sheard. You can also follow him on all Social Media (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Youtube) @MrLiamBarredo.  His mission statement is "Using my Art to Inspire, Educate, & Heal the World" 

  • NANCY Méndez-Booth

    Nancy Méndez-Booth, who is currently acting as editor or Looking to Sunday, is a Jersey City-based writer/editor, educator, and performer. Winner of the JCAC 2020 Literary Arts award, her work has appeared in print and online, including Poets & Writers and Salon, and she has performed at venues including Cornelia Street Cafe and The Moth. (Select performances can be viewed on YouTube.) Nancy is an alum of Rutgers-Newark (MFA, MA), Amherst College (BA), as well as the recipient of residencies to Vermont Studio Center, Martha's Vineyard Institute of Creative Writing, Blue Mountain Center, and NJ Women Playwrights Program. She currently serves as a technical writer and editor for clients including Stevens Institute of Technology. Follow her on social media (@nmenbooth Instagram, Twitter, LinkedIn; Nancy Mendez-Booth Facebook author page), where you may also contact her for information on academic tutoring, writing coaching, workshops and presentations, and writing/editing services.