FAMILY LIFE: Lisa is a life-long Catholic who grew up in St. Nicholas parish here in Laurel. She went on to marry her high school sweetheart, John, in 1988 and they then moved to the Cloverly area of Silver Spring, becoming members of Resurrection Parish in Burtonsville. Lisa is the Mom of two grown sons and a daughter-in-love.
EDUCATION: She has a Bachelors of Science in Journalism from Maryland, a Master of Science in Marketing Communications from Johns Hopkins, and a Masters Certificate in Theology and Catechesis from the University of Notre Dame’s McGrath Institute for Church Life.
CATECHIST/TEACHER: Lisa first found her vocation as a catechist, ironically, as a teen Vacation Bible School volunteer with a Lutheran Church who was borrowing space at St. Nicholas. She and John have gone on to chaperone numerous youth trips, and Lisa taught religious ed, mostly Confirmation Prep, for 25+ years. She has also taught RCIA and helps with the active Resurrection Women’s Ministry. A lover of apologetics and saints stories, she is a recent retiree from Montgomery County Public Schools where she taught for 17 years after a successful 17 year career in the corporate world.