Dr. Patrick Sprankle
Director of Youth Ministry
Full Name: Patrick Francis Martin Sprankle (Pat)
Family: Married to Lee Ann Children: 3 Has Brady Bunch Siblings
Favorite part of work: Seeing presence of Jesus in the young church
Favorite Saint: Martin!
Favorite Quote: “The best things in life aren’t things.”
Mrs. Luisa Palting
Associate Youth Minister (HS, College/ Young Adult)
Full Name: Maria Luisa Diaz Giorla Palting
Family: Married to my Candido for over 25 years! Mom to young adults Alex and CJ, who were nurtured by the CYM program here at St. Louis.
Favorite part of work: Being around awesome, funny, merciful coworkers and young people who give me energy and a new perspective every day.
Favorite Saint: Mother Mary
Favorite Quote:”…do not worry about…what you are to say. For the holy Spirit will teach you at that moment what you should say.” Luke 12:11-12
Mrs. María Cristina Peano Tenaglia
Full Name: Maria Cristina Peano Tenaglia
Family: Married to a wonderful man, Edo. 3 Children: Vanessa (daughter), Domenic (step-son) and Gabriella (step-daughter). I’m blessed to have my mom living with us, and our furry son, Brodie (my baby). I have an awesome, fun and loud Italian family!
Favorite part of work: My awesome co-workers, the amazing young people and volunteers involved in the CYM, and the chance to share my faith and experiences with them.
Favorite Saint: St. Anthony
Favorite Quote: The will of God will never take you where the grace of God cannot keep you. Everything is possible, if you Believe in God!
CYM Office: (410) 531-6668
12500 Clarksville Pike
Clarksville, MD 21029