Fr. John Foley, S. J., Director of Center. PhD
from the Graduate Theological Union in California, MA degrees
in philosophy and in theology from Saint Louis University; three
years study at the Royal Conservatory of Music in Toronto and
under Reginald Smith Brindle, Paul Fetler and Dominick Argento.
Serves as Distinguished Liturgical Theologian in the Department
of Theological Studies at Saint Louis University.
Fr. Everett Diederich, S. J., Scholar in Residence. Ph.D. from
Gregorian University in Rome; long history of teaching and developing
initiatives from Vatican II; former Director of Liturgy for Fort
Wayne IN diocese; former teacher at Saint Louis University Divinity
School and Weston Jesuit School of Theology.
Mr. Paul Hasser, Webmaster and Financial Advisor for the Center.
Master of Arts in Pastoral Studies (liturgy and music) from Aquinas
Institute of St. Louis. Twenty-five years of liturgical
music experience at the parish level. Certified Public Accountant.
From the left: Fr. Everett Diederich, Scott Pluff, Paul
Hasser, and Fr. John Foley
Mr. Scott Pluff, Director of Development. Experienced
musician and liturgist; skilled in organization, management,
and communication. He is an active
organist, pianist, choral and handbell director, and cantor and
lector trainer. Scott also serves as Director of Music Ministries
Epiphany of Our Lord Parish in St. Louis and is completing a
Master of Arts in Liturgical Theology
Mrs. Anne Osdieck, Director Foundation Relations. Experienced
grant writer and researcher. Past Chair Leadership Board, Good
Shepherd parish, Shawnee, KS; founder
and chair of KCK Connection (working with inner city needs such as inner city
buildings, tutoring, planting community gardens).
Mr. Robert Osdieck, Advisor in Resource Management. President of REO Resources
in Kansas City, former director of human relations for Swingster Corporation.
Human Resource Consultant for Catholic Charities, Kansas City, KS.
S. Carol Marie Hemish, SSND, emeritus Associate Director. MA in Liturgical Studies
from St. John’s University in Collegeville, church musician (organ, piano,
contra bass), former Director of Liturgy and Music at Marquette University, speaker
on liturgy and spirituality.