Director of Religious Education
Annie grew up in Boulder, Colorado and came to Michigan via Oregon, where she was DRE at St. Patrick's Parish, in Heppner. Annie has worked as a Catholic School teacher and as a professional actress (at the Colorado and Oregon Shakespeare Festivals, among other regional theaters.). She attended the University of Colorado and majored in Russian Language, Theatre and Education. She has also attended Southern Oregon University and Marygrove College.
Her recent continuing education has been focused on ministry to those suffering from trauma, anxiety and mental illness. She is certified as a School Trauma and Loss practitioner.
Annie has been DRE at St. Thomas Aquinas Parish for twenty-nine years. She is married to Craig; they have eight children, five adopted from Russia.