Our Staff
Christ The King (Main Office)
Phone:  918-584-4788
Fax:  918-584-0055
Fr. Elkin Gonzalez, Pastor
918-584-4788, Ext. 202
I was born in Colombia and ordained a priest in 2008 for the Diocese of Tulsa. I have a Bachelor's Degree in Philosophy and Education from the Catholic University in Rionegro, Colombia; a Master of Divinity from St. Meinrad School of Theology in Indiana; and a Licentiate and Doctorate in Spiritual Theology from the Pontifical Institute Teresianum in Rome. In addition to my duties as Pastor of the Parish of Christ the King, I also serve as Vicar General for the Diocese of Tulsa since 2015.
Fr. Jon Fincher, Associate Pastor
Fr. Bryan Ketterer, Associate Pastor
I grew up in a small suburb of Dallas, TX, and am still very much a Texan at heart.  I moved to Tulsa in 2004 to study Mechanical Engineering at the University of Tulsa.  Following three years at TU, I attended St. John Vianney College Seminary in St. Paul, MN, for my philosophy degree followed by my theology at St. John Vianney Theological Seminary in Denver, CO.  I was ordained in 2014 and have served in a variety of ministries including parish ministry, high school ministry, and college ministry.
Fr. Eichhoff, Retired
I was born and raised in Oklahoma City.  My brother, Fr. William Michael Eichhoff (1938-1997), and I became priests with the Catholic Church in the State of Oklahoma under Bishop Victor Joseph Reed. I attended Assumption Seminary in San Antonio, Texas and also the North American College in Rome where I was ordained in December 1970 when the State of Oklahoma was still one diocese.  I was in Tulsa when the Diocese of Tulsa was established in 1973 with Bishop Bernard J. Ganter. My first assignment was as associate pastor to the Parish of Sts. Peter and Paul and later assigned as pastor to St. Augustine and St. Jude. I was also the first pastor to the Parish of St. Benedict.  
Deacon Loren F. Luschen, Retired
918-584-4788, Ext. 210
Joan and I were involved in many positions at St. Francis Parish in Oklahoma City during the time of raising our four wonderful children. I was ordained a deacon on February 15, 1985 in Oklahoma City for the Diocese of Tulsa. I was assigned to the Parish of Christ the King by Bishop Eusebius Beltran, now retired Archbishop of Oklahoma City. I have served in many capacities here at the Parish of Christ the King over the years, working along side four pastors and about thirty associate pastors. God still continues to bless me in my work and has shown me I have much more to do here at the Parish of Christ the King. I definitely enjoy working with and for the wonderful people of this great parish.
Deacon John Sommer, Parish Manager (business operations and facilities)
918-584-4788, Ext. 206
I was ordained a Deacon in 2011, and I am currently assigned to the Parish of Christ the King. I graduated from University of Nebraska at Omaha with a B.S.B.A. in accounting. Michelle, my wife, and I enjoy traveling, dinner with friends and the frequent movie.
Deacon Dean Wersal, R.C.I.A. Coordinator
918-584-4788, Ext. 204
I was ordained a Deacon in June of 2011. Received an MBA in business from Oklahoma City University. I am retired from healthcare as a respiratory therapist after 44 years. Personal hobbies include golf, playing games, watching old movies, and bicycling. Three things people don’t know about me; one of eight siblings raised in Minnesota, the only person in my family taller than 5’10” and Toni and I have 9 grandchildren.
Deacon Michael J. Loeffler​
Christ the King has been my parish family since I started kindergarten at Marquette, and I have been blessed to serve here as a deacon since my ordination on June 17, 2017. My wife, April, is an assistant professor of nursing at OU-Tulsa, and our son, Spencer, attends Cascia Hall, where I work in campus ministry. In addition to my diaconal formation studies, I hold bachelor's and master's degrees in English and K-12 principal's certifications from NSU. My favorite saints include Our Mother of Good Counsel, St. Michael the Archangel, St. Augustine, St. Rita of Cascia, St. Stephen, and St. Lawrence.
Deacon John Johnson
I hail from Southwest Oklahoma and grew up in the farming community of Granite. I hold an undergraduate degree in Finance and a Master degree in International Relations from the University of Oklahoma. I recently completed the four-year curriculum of the Catholic Cemetery Conference School of Leadership and Management Excellence at the University of Notre Dame. I was Ordained to the Permanente Deaconate in 2007. I served our Diocese as Chancellor from 2006 – 2016 when I became CEO for the Catholic Cemetery Association of Tulsa. I am assigned to the Parish of Christ the King, where my son, Patrick, is a 4th generation Parishioner and 3rd generation graduate of Marquette. My wife, Margaret, and I enjoy sports and traveling in our spare time.
Stephanie Jimison, Business Office Assistant
918-584-4788 Ext. 211
I have a BS in Design, Housing, and Merchandising from Oklahoma State University. In 2004, I married my husband, Jon. We have been blessed with two beautiful children, who attend Marquette. I love to travel with my husband, cook for loved ones, and spend time with my children.
Pius Devasahayam, Business Analyst
918-584-4788 Ext. 207
I was raised in India. I did all of my education in Jesuit schools and colleges including my Bachelor of Accounting and Commerce from St. Xavier's College in Calcutta and my Masters of Business Administration from St. Joseph's College in Trichy. My wife Ellen and I live in Kiefer and have two daughters, Priscilla and Patricia. I am a 5th year deacon candidate. I like to spend my free time reading and with my family.
Sara Say, Office Manager
918-584-4788, Ext. 200
I am a happily married mother of two girls who have both attended ECDC and Marquette School.  I have been a member of the Parish of Christ the King since joining the Catholic Church at the Easter Vigil, 2007.  Something that gives me great joy is hearing all the babies and young children that are present with their families at Mass.

Caitlyn Gonya, Coordinator of Mission and Faith Formation
918-584-4788 Ext. 220

I graduated from Benedictine College with a B.A. in Theology and English, and in 2018, I received my M.A. in Theology from the University of Notre Dame. My husband and I were married at Christ the King, and we welcomed our first child in the fall of 2019. I enjoy time with my family and friends and am grateful to God for the many ways He lets us experience His goodness. 



Tom Starnes, Liturgical Music Director
918-584-4788, Ext. 203
I have been at Christ the King 13 years. I graduated from the University of Tulsa with a degree in piano performance and organ. I have studied Liturgical Music most of my life and have been at Christ the King almost 9 years. I like to travel, cook, and spend time with friends.
Lacy Wulfers, Communications Director
918-584-4788, Ext. 208
I was born and raised in Wichita, KS, and am a University of Oklahoma graduate. Prior to joining the Parish Office, I worked in marketing and communications roles for a variety of organizations including an advertising and public relations agency, K-12 private school and Gilcrease Museum. I enjoy spending time with my husband and two sons, being outdoors, working out and traveling. 

Sarah Flanagan, Database Manager
918-584-4788, Ext. 213
I was born and raised in Tulsa.  I graduated from Oklahoma State University in 2002 with a BS in Health.  I worked in the medical field for several years before having children.  In my free time, I enjoy spending time with my 2 daughters.
Crissy Donatucci, IT Manager
918-584-4788, Ext. 205
I was hired by Marquette Catholic Schools in January 2015 where I spent two and a half years as the Library Media Specialist and Records Administrator. In July of 2017, I was hired as the IT Manager for the Christ the King campus. My boys, PJ and Jack, and I have been members of St. Anne Catholic Church, in Broken Arrow, for the past five years. I enjoy spending time with family and friends, running and working out, watching my son play lacrosse for OU, and attending sporting events.

Marc Cardenas, Facilities And Maintenance
918-584-4788 Ext. 214
As an employee at the Parish of Christ the King, I have been able to help serve this great community and grow in my spiritual journey. I enjoy reading about the rich history of the Catholic Church and exploring the beauty of the sacred music of the Renaissance. When I am not at work I enjoy cooking, watching classic movies, and volunteering with Chamber Music Tulsa.
 Earl Beaver, Facilities and Maintenance
918-584-4788 Ext. 214
I was born in Chicago. I worked for the Oklahoma Bureau of Narcotics and was assigned at the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration and U.S. Customs for most of my career for 35 years. I was in the Air force for four years with the Military Police for 39 years in law enforcement. I was a one trick pony!!