Meet the Staff

Father Christopher Keough, ThD, DMin, MDiv, Pastor

Fr. Chris Keough was ordained a priest in 1993. He served parishes in the Episcopal Diocese of Milwaukee, and was received as a priest in the Charismatic Episcopal Church (CEC) in 2007. He was appointed Vicar (Priest in Charge) of Bread of Life in November of 2011. He currently serves as the Canon to the Ordinary (Assistant to the Bishop) in the Central Diocese. He served three years as Chair of the CEC Commission for Church Planting and Development in the United States, and as a member of the CEC International Commission on Canons.

Fr. Chris received his Bachelor's Degree from the University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee in German and Spanish. He received the degree Master of Divinity (MDiv) from Nashotah House Seminary, and the degree Doctor of Ministry (DMin) from Seabury-Western Theological Seminary in Evanston, Illinois. He received the degree Doctor of Theology (ThD) from Andersonville Baptist Theological Seminary in Camilla, Georgia. He is a life-professed member of the Order of Franciscan Penitents (OFP) a religious order in the Charismatic Episcopal Church.

Fr. Chris and Dawn have been married 37 years and have one child, Sarah. Dawn is a graphic designer and web site developer for a Milwaukee company. Sarah graduated from the University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee with a degree in English and Psychology, and from Montana Wilderness School of the Bible. She then worked two years for Americorps in Federal Way (Seattle), Washington. Sarah earned the degree of Master of Divinity at Seattle Pacific University in 2016, and a PhD in Theology at Boston University in 2021. She is a Chaplain at Meriter Hospital in Madison, Wisconsin.

Father Dennis Kubena

Fr. Dennis Kubena was ordained to the priesthood on September 14, 2021 - The Feast of the Holy Cross. Prevoiusly ordained in the Evangelical Church Alliance, Fr. Dennis has served as a hospital Chaplain for many years. He continues to serve in that ministry. Fr. Dennis lives in Pewaukee, Wisconsin.

Rev. Ralph E. Modjeska, Deacon

Rev. Ralph Edward Modjeska is the Deacon at Bread of Life, ordained March 14, 2018. He is a retired firefighter having served more than thirty years with the Milwaukee Fire Dept. Deacon Ralph currently holds the rank of Battalion Chief, and serves as Chaplain for the Waukesha County Fire Chiefs Association, and Flight for Life of Southeast Wisconsin. He is a member of the Federation of Fire Chaplains, and the International Critical Incident Stress Debriefing Foundation. He lives in Waukesha, Wisconsin.