Director of Religious Education - Louanne Alber
Louanne graduated with honors from the Theological Studies Program at Siena Heights University and is a member of the Theta Alpha Kappa National Honor Society. The United States Conference of Catholic Bishops Commission on Certification and Accreditation has approved Louanne for National Certification for Lay Ecclesial Ministry, Catechetical Education and Youth Ministry. She was formally commissioned by Bishop Earl Boyea at St. Mary’s Cathedral in 2011 as a Lay Ecclesial Minister in the Diocese of Lansing. She has served for nine years on the Diocese of Lansing DRE Advisory Board and for six years on the Diocese of Lansing Pastoral Council. She is the chair of the Directors of Religious Education Jackson Region. She also serves on St. Rita’s Pastoral Council.