Clergy & Staff

The Rev. David B. Hodges


The Rev. David Hodges serves as president of the Foundation and chief development officer of Saint Francis Community Services. Prior to joining Saint Francis, he served as vice president for external affairs at the Holy Family Cristo Rey Catholic High School. Previously he served as rector of St. Paul’s Episcopal Church in Winston-Salem, NC and…

The Very Rev. Robert N. Smith

The Very Rev. Robert “Bobby” Smith serves as CEO for both Saint Francis Community Services and the Saint Francis Foundation. Previously he served as associate rector to the four churches that form the LaSalle County (Illinois) Episcopal Ministry within the diocese of Chicago. His extensive background in public policy and healthcare administration includes serving as…

The Rev. Canon Bruce LeBarron (retired)


The Rev. Canon Bruce LeBarron, SSC., was named Canon Pastor of the Diocese of Western Kansas in 1999 by Bishop Strickland.  During his nearly six decades of ordained ministry, Fr. LeBarron has served parishes in New York, New Jersey, Connecticut, Indiana, Michigan, and Missouri before coming to Christ Cathedral in 1995. He attended college in…

Royce Young

Director of Music

Royce Young has served at Christ Cathedral nearly four decades. He is presently Director of Music and Organist and has been instrumental in building the music program at the Cathedral. He designed the pipe organ, installed in 1977, oversaw the completion of the carillon in 1995 and the purchase of a new grand piano in…

Becky Reed


Becky Reed became the secretary for Christ Cathedral in August 2012.  She is a long time Salina resident and delights in having her children, grandchildren and sisters in this community as well. Prior to joining the Cathedral staff, she was Director of Christian Education at her home church, Belmont Blvd. Christian Church, serving in that…

Gordon Tillberg


Gordon Tillberg began working at Christ Cathedral in March 2012.  He has over 30 years experience in Church administration and finance. Gordon and his wife Gloria have four grown children, no grandchildren.  His hobbies include gardening and serving as a volunteer at the Salina Regional Health Center’s surgery waiting area. He was born and raised…

Matthew Schwan

Choir Director

Matthew D. Carver