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….

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Ms. Caitlin Dailey, Cantor

Caitlin Dailey is very excited to be joining Saint Miriam as our new principal Cantor. Cait received her bachelor of arts in musical theatre from DeSales University…

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(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. …

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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. …

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(The Reverend Dr.) Father Jeffrey K. Hood, II, Chair for Faith, Justice, and Humanitarian Efforts

Father Jeffrey Hood serves as Chair for Faith, Justice, and Humanitarian Efforts at Saint Miriam. In this role, Father guides the community on our efforts to improve the world through our continued work to support the community and marginalized.

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(The Reverend Mrs.) Donna Mack and (The Reverend Mr.) Chester Mack, Permanent Deacons

Donna and Chester Mack serve as Permanent Deacons to the Saint Miriam 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!


(The Reverend) Father William S. “Father Liam” Murphy Jr., M. Div., Associate Pastor

Father Liam Murphy joins Saint Miriam as our Associate Pastor. Father Liam grew up in the Mayfair section of Northeast Philadelphia. He attended St. Timothy Grade School and Fr. Judge High School before entering St. Charles Borromeo Seminary in 1982. Father was ordained a Catholic Priest in 1990 …

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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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(The Reverend) Father Geraldo (Jerry) “Brother Jeremiah” Pinero, Assisting Priest, OC, M.Div.

Father Jerry Pinero joins Saint Miriam as an Assisting Priest. Father is a professed monk with the Ecumenical Order of Charity taking on Brother Jeremiah as his name in religion. Rather than living behind the walls of a monastery, this Order of monks take on active lives that are integrated with their spirituality. …

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(The Reverend) Deacon Robert Recio, Transitional Deacon

Deacon Rob Recio serves as a Transitional Deacon at Saint Miriam, as he prepares for priesthood in 2023. Deacon Rob was born in Havana, Cuba and survived the Cuban Revolution and the first few years of Communist rule.

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Mr. Dennis Rivera Jr., Music Director

Dennis Rivera Jr., joins Saint Miriam as our Music Director. Dennis was born and raised in Philadelphia  …

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(The Right Reverend Doctor) Monsignor James Michael St. George, Pastor, NTh.D, OSF, OCR, MS, MDiv, B.C.E.T.S.

Monsignor serves as Pastor of Saint Miriam and is a professed Franciscan. Father also currently serves as Bishop of the Diocese of Saint Bernard Clairvaux. Father was ordained and consecrated a Bishop on Saturday of the Seventh Week of Easter, Year A, June 7th, 2014. Father is a Seated Member of the The Archdiocesan Council, this Council is the equivalent to the US House of Bishops. He had been Bishop-Elect for the Diocese since 2013 …

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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

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OT_PatWilcke_ThumbnailMrs. 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…

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(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.

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