Monsignor Paul Dougherty, Pastor
610.664.3770 Ext. 12, firstname.lastname@example.org
Monsignor Dougherty is a native of Havertown, Pennsylvania. Before his ordination in 1980, he had been a student of Annunciation BVM grade school, Msgr. Bonner High School, and Saint Charles Seminary. To further his education, Monsignor went on to receive an M.A. in Classical Studies from Villanova University and an M.A. in Christian Spirituality from Creighton University in Omaha, Nebraska. Throughout his time in the priesthood, Monsignor Dougherty has served in several parishes, taught high school, and worked as a staff member at St. Charles Seminary. His first assignment as a pastor began in 2006 at St. Albert the Great Parish in Huntingdon Valley. In 2014, Monsignor Dougherty began his current position as pastor of St. Margaret of Antioch Church. He considers his role, to serve the people of this Parish, “an honor and joy”.
Mrs. Mary Anne Monroe, Director of Religious Education
610.664.3770 Ext. 16, email@example.com
Mary Anne is originally from the Philippines but came to the US in 1980 to attend Villanova University where she earned a Bachelor’s degree in Philosophy in 1983. Mary Anne and her husband, Bob, have been Lower Merion residents for the past 37 years, and together they have three children. Mary Anne has spent most of her adult life working with children by providing in-home childcare, volunteering as a catechist for over 25 years, and working as a uniformed leader and adult trainer for the Boy Scouts of America. She also earned a Master’s degree in Theology from St. Charles Borromeo Seminary in 2013. Mary Anne is currently the Director of Religious Education at St. Margaret Church in Narberth and St. John Vianney Church in Gladwyne. Among other things, she is responsible for designing and implementing a program of religious education for parish children in private and public schools. She also coordinates all sacramental preparation programs. In her spare time, Mary Anne enjoys music, theater, dancing, traveling, and making beaded jewelry.
Ms Nicole Bazis, M.A.T.S., Coordinator of Parish Services
610.664.3770 Ext. 20, firstname.lastname@example.org
Nicole began as Coordinator of Parish Services at St. Margaret of Antioch Parish in 2019. As a teenage convert to Roman Catholicism, she spent her senior year of high school as a student of her parish’s RCIA program. On Easter Vigil of 2012, she had received the three Sacraments of Initiation at St. Gabriel’s Roman Catholic Church in Norwood, PA. She went on to major in theology at Fordham University and, in 2018, received her Master Arts of Theological Studies from Princeton Theological Seminary. From Princeton, she also holds a graduate certificate in Theology, Women, and Gender. Her studies, though centered on early Church history, were heavily impacted by the intersections of theology/new media and faith/mental health. She comes to St. Margaret’s with experience serving The Roman Catholic Campus Ministry of Princeton University, as well as the Sirius XM radio program, Busted Halo. She has faith that the gifts of the Holy Spirit will strengthen the work she performs and the relationships that she forms at St. Margaret’s Parish.
Mr. Cliff Coombs, Parish Business Manager
610.664.3770 Ext. 17, email@example.com
Previously, Cliff was the Business Manager at St. Katharine Drexel Parish in Burlington New Jersey. In that role he managed two merged churches, two cemeteries and a Pre-K through 8 school. Cliff brings with him nearly 30 years experience of managing operations, financial, human resources and information technology to our parish. Cliff possesses bachelor’s degrees in computer science and management and a Master’s degree in Management Systems Analysis from Kean University. Cliff has been a lifelong practicing Catholic, and has 5 years of experience as a catechist teaching confirmation students. Cliff is a member of the Knights of Columbus. He has been married to his wife Kelly for 22 years and has two children; Katie who attends New Jersey Institute of Technology as a biomedical engineering student and son Chris who is attending the College of New Jersey honors program majoring in STEM education. They reside in Burlington, New Jersey. In his free time he enjoys sailboat racing, skiing and biking.
Mr. Michael Worth, Director of Music
Coming from a background in jazz performance and composition, Mike Worth is the the Director of Music Ministry at Saint Margaret Church. Mike’s formal education includes an undergraduate degree in Music Theory from the University of Pennsylvania, a Masters in Music Composition from Duke University, and a Master’s in Jazz Composition and Film Scoring from New York University. In addition to composing and directing sacred music for Catholic Liturgies, Mike currently supports our parish through his work, he also works composing music for television. Mike provides great credit to his talented and passionate musicians, “who really work to enrich the Mass with quality, prayerful music” as well as knowing “how to throw great barbeques!” He believes that every year offers opportunities for growth through the development of new programs, new events (e.g. Advent Concert), and inviting members of our community more deeply into our Ministry to sing and praise God with music. Since he moved here from New York City, Mike truly believes he has “‘gone native” in Narberth.” His wife, Sarah, is the Cantor Coordinator and Director of the Youth Choir at Saint Margaret, and his daughter, Katharine, attends Saint Margaret School (and is a cantor in her own right). His hobbies include cooking (ask Monsignor about my marinated steak recipe, it’s pretty awesome!), training locally at the Uppercut Boxing Gym and Crossfit Main Line, and the occasional jazz duet with Sarah at the Greeks’ in Narberth. Please feel free to reach out to Mike or Sarah with any questions about our Music Ministry!
Mrs. Maryann Cassidy, Administrative Assistant (Mon, Tues, Wed)
Mrs. Teresa Myers, Administrative Assistant (Thurs, Fri)
610.664.3770 Ext. 10, firstname.lastname@example.org