Annunciation's Secretary is Lorraine Wicker.  

Born in Glasgow, Scotland, Lorraine recently retired from Trustmark Bank.  Her hobbies include reading, scrapbooking, and knitting, and she enjoys spending time with family and especially watching her grandchildren play baseball, soccer, and football.

Annunciation's Office Assistant is Marlane Buswell.  

Born in New Orleans and raised in San Pedro, Honduras and Lafayette, Louisiana, Marlane studied interior architecture at LSU and also received a secretarial diploma from Spencer Business College.  Holding a variety of positions including dental assistant, lab tech, clinic receptionist, and casino banquet server, Marlane also lived in Baton Rouge and Nashville before relocating to Monroeville.  She has a son, Samuel Hunter, who is a staff sergeant in the U.S. Air Force, stationed in Minot, North Dakota.  Marlane is parliamentarian of Annunciation's Ladies Group and she also enjoys gardening, decorating, and taking care of her dog Ace.


Annunciation's Pastor is Fr. Stephen Hellman.  Born and raised in Chicago, Father Hellman studied at Georgetown University, where he received a Bachelor’s in Philosophy in 1986. After a

career in business Fr Hellman discerned a call to the priesthood.  

After completing pre-Theology at St. Joseph’s Seminary in

St. Benedict, Louisiana and a Master's of Divinity (M.Div.) degree

at Notre Dame Seminary in New Orleans, Fr. Hellman was

ordained a priest at the Cathedral-Basilica of the Immaculate Conception in Mobile, Alabama at the Vigil Mass of the Solemnity of the Most Holy Trinity on June 2, 2012. 

​Annunciation CATHOLIC Parish