Our Team

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, 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_SeanHall_ThumbnailMr. Sean R. Hall, LSW, Director or Religious Education, Liaison for Education Committee, PREP/CCD Teacher, KidsLife Programming, Garden Guild Chairperson

Sean R. Hall is a licensed social worker and has had extensive experience working with children in all forms of crisis. He serves as our Director of Religious Education (DOE) Programming at Saint Miriam…

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(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.

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(The Reverend Deacon) Brother Peter-Joseph St Mary Avitabile, CSC, Deacon

Brother Peter-Joseph serves as a Permanent Deacon at Saint Miriam. Brother Peter-Joseph was ordained a Deacon in 2017 and is a founding member of The Compassionate Society of Christ in 2013, an Ecumenical Order of laity and clergy that serve in many social justice outreach activities…

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Mrs. Donna Link, Administration and Relations Volunteer

Donna serves as a volunteer in the Administration offices fo our parish and school. She was born and raised in Philadelphia and lived for many years in NJ.  She joined Saint Miriam Parish in early 2018 after she and her husband Alan moved back to Pennsylvania in 2017 to be closer to their daughter Meghan, Son-in-law Tim, and a brand new granddaughter, Isla!  

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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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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_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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(The Reverend) Father John F. Trubina, OSF, Assisting Priest

Father John Francis Trubina serves as an Assisting Priest at Saint Miriam, and as a Friar, is also assigned to the Friary at Saint Miriam. Father John was born and raised in Wilmington, Delaware in the Roman Catholic Church and attended both Catholic Elementary and High School where he was taught by the Sisters of St. Francis Assisi …

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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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Mrs. Lauren Hankins – Teacher

Lauren Hankins saves as an educator at Zion Preschool at Saint Miriam and her primary area of oversight is our 3 year old classroom this year. Lauren graduated from Saint Joseph’s University with a bachelor’s degree in English and a minor in Elementary Education.

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Mrs. Jennifer McMonagle – Teacher, Gym Coach

Jennifer McMonagle serves as a teacher as well as gym coach for Zion Preschool at Saint Miriam! Jennifer is currently attending Montgomery County Community College to pursue nursing.

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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. Michelle Scutti – Teacher

Michelle Scutti  serves as an educator with our Zion Preschool at Saint Miriam.  She has 3 beautiful daughters, 2 of which are in college. Michelle has an Associate degree from MCCC and has worked for a family owned business for over 25 years...

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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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