Ann has served the Church for more than 40 years. She holds a Bachelor degree in education from Gwynedd Mercy University and a Masters Degree in Religious Studies from St. Charles Borromeo Seminary.
She has taught on the elementary, secondary and collegiate levels; served as a parish youth minister, director of religious education and pastoral associate. She joined the Archdiocesan Pastoral Center in 2004 as Coordinator of the R.C.I.A. and Adult Faith Formation. In 2007, she was named Archdiocesan Director of Elementary Religious Education and in 2013, as Deputy Secretary of the Office for Catechetical Formation, an office which oversees the Catholic identity and religion initiatives of elementary and secondary schools, Newman Centers and parish religious education programs. Ann serves as a Board member of the St. Charles Borromeo Seminary Admissions Board, the Archdiocesan Educational Fund, the Martin dePorres Foundation, the Archdiocesan Religious Education Council and the Nativity of Our Lord Elementary School. She is a member of the Mission and Ministry committee of the Executive Board of Elementary Education. She is presently the chairperson of the PA Conference of Catechetical Leadership and sits on the Representative Council of the National Conference of Catechetical Leadership. Ann is the recipient of the Gwynedd Mercy Distinguished Alumni Award, an inductee in the Archbishop Wood High School Hall of Fame , the Paul VI Award for Catechetics and most recently, Archbishop Chaput conferred Papal honors upon her as a Dame in the Order of St. Sylvester. Ann is the daughter of Jerry and Marcella Maxwell. She is blessed to be married to Frank for 43 years with whom they have 4 married children and 5 grandchildren. Read More