Our Team

OT_JoeDAnnunzio_ThumbnailParishBoard_IconMr. Joe D’Annunzio, Director of Cafe and Fellowship

Joe D’Annunzio serves as the Director of the Hospitality and Cafe’ at Saint Miriam. Joe was Born in Folcroft, Delaware County, and enlisted in the US Air Force and stayed for 5 years…

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Ms. Kelly Chima, Administration Coordinator and Assistant Director of Schools

Kelly Chima serves as our Administration Coordinator and Assistant Director of Schools. She was born and raised in Philadelphia and graduated from Archbishop Ryan High School for Girls, until moving up to the Warminster area 20 years ago…

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OT_LorraineCuffy_ThumbnailMrs. Lorraine Cuffey, Culinary Manager, Co-Director of Cafe and Fellowship

Lorraine Cuffey serves as our volunteer Culinary Manager for major parish events and our weekly Saint Miriam Café.

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OT_RevKennethLDenski_Thumbnail(The Right Reverend) Kenneth L. Denski, OCR, Bishop In Residence

Bishop Ken Denski, OCR, Bishop in Residence, was born in Camden, New Jersey, the son of Leon & Stella (Sikora) Denski, moving to the Philadelphia area shortly thereafter.

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OT_PeggyGabriele_ThumbnailMrs. Peggy Gabriele, Librarian

Peggy Gabriele serves as volunteer Librarian for our Laurie Spiritual Lending Library and also assists our school with their children’s library. Peggy grew up in South Boston,Massachusetts and attended Gate of Heaven School and South Boston High School. She was employed by Prudential Financial both in Boston and Dresher PA for 38 years before she retired in 2009…

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OT_SeanHall_ThumbnailMr. Sean R. Hall, LSW, Coordinator of Support and Counseling, Teacher, KidsLife

Sean R. Hall is a licensed social worker and has had extensive experience working with children in all forms of crisis. He serves as a teacher with our KidsLife Programs and on the Board of Saint Miriam Academy…

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(The Reverend) Deacon Patricia (Pat) Heffner, Deacon

Patricia (Pat) Heffner serves as a Deacon at Saint Miriam. She has been with Saint Miriam Parish since early 2009…

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OT_ShaunLittle_ThumbnailDr. Shaun Little, Ed. D, Chair, Garden Guild; PREP Teacher; Chair, Education Committee

Shaun Little serves as Chair of the Garden Guild; Chair of the Education Committee, and also as a PREP Instructor.

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OT_DonnaMack_ThumbnailMrs. Donna M. Mack, Membership Coordinator

Donna Mack serves the parish as Membership Coordinator for Saint Miriam. Donna is also a member of the Women of Saint Miriam. She was raised in Conshohocken where she attended St. Matthew’s School to the 8th grade…

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OT_CharlesMasters_ThumbnailMr. Charles Masters, Director of Music

Charlie Masters serves as Director off Music at Saint Miriam and has been a musician since the age of three and a half, when his mother took him to his first piano lesson. He continued to study all forms and styles of music, eventually…

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Mrs. Kate McClelland, Client Relations and Administrative Support

Kate McClelland serves in Client Relations and Administrative Support at Saint Miriam Parish as well as Saint Miriam Academy and Zion Preschool at Saint Miriam! Kate is the loving mother of two daughters and five grandchildren…

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OT_DonnaMitchell_ThumbnailMs. Donna Mitchell, Chair, Welcome, and “Walk Beside Me” Program Coordinator

Donna Mitchell serves as Chair for Welcome, and the “Walk Beside Me” Program Coordinator. Donna was born and raised in Philadelphia, PA and attended The Cecilian Academy High School and Johnson & Wales University. She is a former Associate in Mercy and the founding leader…

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ot_zohaibmunir_thumbnailMr. Zohaib Munir, Comptroller

Zohaib Munir serves as Comptroller for Saint Miriam Parish and our related schools, Zion Preschool at Saint Miriam and Saint Miriam Academy. Zohaib was born and raised in Pakistan where he completed his Baccalaureate Degree in Commerce at Punjab University…

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OT_RobertPardi_ThumbnailMr. Robert Pardi, Parish Historian

Robert Pardi serves as the official Historian for Saint Miriam Parish and Union Cemetery of Whitemarsh at Saint Miriam. Robert graduated with a Bachelors in History and has held a life-long passion for the past and all things historical…

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ot_paulson_thumbnailMr. Paul Son, Campus Facility Support

Paul Son serves as our Campus Facility Support for Saint Miriam Parish, Zion Preschool at Saint Miriam, and Saint Miriam Academy. Paul also helps coordinate routine maintenance issues for our Union Cemetery of Whitemarsh at Saint Miriam…

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OT_FatherJamesStGeorgeThumbnail(The Right Reverend) Monsignor James Michael St. George, Pastor, OSFoc, OCR, MS, MDiv, B.C.E.T.S.

(The Right Reverend) Friar James Michael St. George, serves as Bishop of the Diocese of Saint Bernard Clairvaux (Pennsylvania, New Jersey and part of New York) and as Pastor of Saint Miriam Pro-Cathedral Parish, and is a professed Franciscan. He was ordained and consecrated a Bishop on Saturday of the Seventh Week of Easter, Year A, June 7th, 2014.

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OT_PatWilcke_ThumbnailMrs. Pat Wilcke, MFT, Coordinator, KidsSafe

Mrs. Pat Wilcke, MFT, is the coordinator of the KidsSafe Program at Saint Miriam. At Saint Miriam, we take the safety of our children seriously and our comprehensive program is built on several key concepts relating to KidsSafe in Church and/or Parish life…

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OT_FatherBryanWolf_Thumbnail(The Reverend) Father Bryan Wolf, OPoc, Assisting Priest

Father Bryan Wolf serves as an Assisting Priest at Saint Miriam, and by Episcopal Appointment of Presiding Archbishop, directs The Apostolate for Law Enforcement Chaplains.

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OT_MariaWolf_ThumbnailMrs. Maria Wolf, Cantor

She is a classically trained soprano who has used her gift of music to …

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Zion Preschool Staff…

OT_MariaFurlong_ThumbnailMrs. Maria Furlong – Director of Schools & Teacher

Maria Furlong serves as Directors of Schools and continues to be an active educator! She has been part of the Zion Preschool family for over 18 years and now serves as the Director of Schools…

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Ms. Kelly Chima – Administration Coordinator and Assistant Director of Schools

Kelly Chima serves as our Administration Coordinator and Assistant Director of Schools. She was born and raised in Philadelphia and graduated from Archbishop Ryan High School for Girls, until moving up to the Warminster area 20 years ago…

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OT_BethAnnLeaming_ThumbnailMrs. Beth Ann Leaming – Consultant for Schools, Substitute Teacher

BethAnn Leaming serves as our Consultant for Schools and was our former Director of Schools. Her and her husband have four great kids of our own, ranging from 7-17!!  Her older children attended Zion….

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Mrs. Margaret Bond – Teacher

Hi, I’m Margaret Bond (Miss Margaret). I work in the 3 yr old classroom. I have been here for 11 yrs and love it. I have also worked at McNeil Child Development Center in the Infant and Toddler rooms…

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OT_SylviaCruz_ThumbnailMrs. Sylvia Cruz – Teacher

I am a proud parent of a child that attended Zion school for over 4 years. I became a part of the Zion family through my daughter and decided to continue to serve the Zion family after her graduation…

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ot_reginadungan_thumbnailMrs. Regina Dugan – Teacher

Regina Dugan serves as an educator with our Zion Preschool at Saint Miriam. Gina is a retired teacher from the Central Bucks Elementary School System. She will be joining us in the classroom with her expertise and wisdom every Wednesday…

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ot_kimfedoruk_thumbnailMrs. Kim Fedoruk – Teacher

Kim Fedoruk serves as an educator with our Zion Preschool at Saint Miriam.  Kim is a graduate of Penn State University, with a Baccalaureate Degree in Human Development and Family Studies, and a minor in Early Childhood Development.

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Mrs. Elizabeth (Liz) Godlewski – Teacher

Elizabeth (Liz) Godlewski has worked in childcare for about 16 years and she truly enjoys it. She is a proud wife to a Philadelphia Police Officer, John. They are blessed to have the two amazing boys, JP and Reilly.

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ot_riaking_thumbnailMrs. Ria King – Early Childhood/Toddler Teacher

Ria King serves as Lead Early Childhood/Toddler Teacher at our  Zion Preschool at Saint Miriam. Ria comes to us with over eight years of childhood education experience including homeschooling, community youth organizational skills, experience as a teacher…

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OT_BarbaraMartz_ThumbnailMrs. Barbara Martz – Teacher

My name is Barbara Martz and I am the head teacher in the Four Year Old Class.  I have been at Zion for twenty years.  My husband, Ray, and I have three adult children, Lauren, Tim, and Bobby…

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OT_SherylMartz_ThumbnailMrs. Sheryl Martz – Teacher

Hi, I’m Sheryl Martz.  I live with my husband, Rusty and our sweet doggie, Bojangles.  We have a daughter Dana, who was married just this past spring to our new Son-In-Law, David.  I enjoy exercising by walking and doing a special workout every morning…

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OT_AntoniaPortolese_ThumbnailMs. Antonia Portolese – Substitute Teacher

Hello! My name is Antonia Portolese (Ms. Anny). I graduated from Temple University in 2011, with a Bachelor’s degree in Criminal Justice. Since then, I have worked with youth of different ages and backgrounds…

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OT_TeresaRuzzi_ThumbnailMrs. Teresa Ruzzi – Teacher

Hello! My name is Teresa Ruzzi and I was born and raised in Calabria, Italy. I have been married to my husband, Corradino, for over 40 years. I am the proud mother of 5 wonderful children…

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Mrs. Donna Ryan – Teacher

My name is Donna Ryan, I have worked at Zion for 14 years in the 3 year old class.  I am married and have 2 sons Jimmy 22 and Johnny 20. Jimmy just graduated from Temple University in May…

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Mrs. Rafaela Tulio – Teacher

It will be my 10th year at Zion this year. I graduated from Chestnut Hill College with a BA in elementary education. I have worked in both 2 & 3 year old class as well as the Pre-K class….

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