Lay Leader/ Church Maintenance
Marvin Darrell McCurry has been a parishioner of St. Martin dePorres Catholic Church when it was established the on the west side of Chicago in the Austin community in 1988 and he’s a former member of St. Mel Holy Ghost Parish where he was baptized in July of 1971. Marvin is the oldest brother of Melissa and Matthew McCurry and uncle to Serell and Senai. He enjoys dinner with family, friends, visiting museums, crosswords, bike riding on the lakefront and traveling. Marvin especially love Jesus Christ and church! “Christ in front of me, behind me, above me, underneath me and in my heart”. Marvin Darrell is a Physical Education teacher at Frances Xavier Warde School for 27 years with Preschool and Kindergarteners with a certification in early childhood. Marvin also received his certification as a Lay Leader at St. Mary of the Lake Seminary in Mundelein where he is currently of service to our parish as President of our parish Federal Credit Union, Men’s Group member, Coordinator for Proclaimers of the Word, Parish Environment, Provident Associate with the Sisters of Providence, Committee member of Parish Council and Liturgy Planning committees. He’s very happy to undertake the newest ministry of reaching out to our shut-in/home bound and those living in other cities and states with Live Streaming. Also he cleans and maintains the sanctuary for Sunday mass and making it a comfortable sacred place for worshipping and gathering Marvin Darrell is thankful for the strength God has given him to undertake the role and responsibilities of keeping our parish a faith, hope, and loved filled community. He loves the parish because they’re his family as well. He has learned and grown so much with the St. Martin dePorres community and so grateful for the love and support shown to him. It’s often said to Marvin “Don’t you get tired” he says: I’m never tired when it comes to working for the Lord. Marvin is also a member of the choir.