Mrs. Naia Austin, Parish and School Administrator
Naia Austin joined Saint Miriam as our Parish Administration Coordinator. Naia, originally from Georgetown, Guyana has over 20 years of experience in Business Administration….
(The Most Reverend) Kenneth Denski, OCR, Bishop in Residence
Bishop Ken Denski, is in residence at Saint Miriam and assists in all facets of parish life and ministry. Bishop Ken was born in New Jersey and raised by his parents, Leon & Stella (Sikora) Denski in Philadelphia. He attended St. Henry Parish School, Cardinal Dougherty High School, and and St. Charles Borromeo Seminary being ordained a Deacon in 1987. …
Brother Friar Sean R. Hall, OSF, LSW, Director of Schools, Director of Religious Education (DRE), Education Committee, Children’s Faith Formation (CFF) and KidsLife Programming, and Garden Guild Chairperson
Friar Sean Hall is a Professed Franciscan and also a Licensed Social Worker with extensive experience working with children in all forms of crisis. He serves as our Director of Schools, and Director of Religious Education (DRE) Programming for Saint Miriam Parish. …
(The Reverend) Deacon Patricia Heffner, Permanent Deacon
Deacon Pat Heffner serves as a Permanent Deacon at Saint Miriam. She was born in the East Falls section of Philadelphia to the late Robert and Helen Heffner.
Mrs. Sarah Ingalls-Howard, Candidate for Ordination
Sarah Ingalls-Howard joins Saint Miriam as a Candidate for Ordination. Sarah began participating in church at six years old as an acolyte and in the youth choir. She has been in every position possible as a church member from Altar Guild to Vestry to Diocesan representative.
Donna and Chester Mack, Subdeacons
Donna and Chester Mack serve as Subdeacons to the parish. They are responsible to assist at Masses, as well as care for the Sacristy and Linens by watching for our paraments, vessels, and help our Deacons attend to the Altar Guild! It is a true family affair for them, as they are often joined by their son, Robert, as an Altar Server!
Mr. Charles Masters, Director of Music
Charlie Masters serves as Director of 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…
Mr. Gerry O’Sullivan – Saint Miriam School Board Member
Gerry O’Sullivan is CEO of Corvus Education, LLC and a professional consultant to both higher education and the P-12 sectors. He has accrued over thirty-five years of professional experience as a non-profit board member…
Mr. 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…
(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.
Mr. Felix Uberbacher, Resident Seminarian
Felix Uberbacher joins Saint Miriam as a in-residence seminarian and will reside within our Friary during his formative training experience. Felix is a 24-year-old seminary student from Knoxville, Tennessee, attending Emmanuel Christian Seminary and is pursuing a Master of Divinity degree with a concentration in pastoral care.
Mr. Ed Vantreska, Groundskeeper
Ed joins our team and leads our landscape team for the entire campus, including our historic cemetery. Ed attended St Raymond’s in Mt Airy then Abington High and Montco Tech
Mrs. Pat Wilcke, MFT, Coordinator, KidsSafe, Saint Miriam Parish Board Liaison to the Saint Miriam School
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…
(The Reverend) Father Bryan Wolf, OSFoc, Assisting Priest
Father (Friar) Bryan Wolf is a professed Franciscan Priest and serves as an Assisting Priest at Saint Miriam, and by Episcopal Appointment of Presiding Archbishop, directs The Apostolate for Law Enforcement Chaplains.
Mrs. Maria Wolf, Cantor
She is a classically trained soprano who has used her gift of music to …