About our staff...
Mrs. Pettei has been Director of Religious Education (Grades K through 6) here at St. Edward the Confessor since 2012. She earned her Masters Degree in Theology from the Seminary of the Immaculate Conception in Huntington. Her background includes Director of Religious Education at St. Barnabas the Apostle in Bellmore and Director of Family Ministry at Holy Name of Mary in Valley Stream. Married to her high school sweetheart for for forty years, Mrs. Pettei is a mother of five and grandmother to six.
Mrs. Mary Calabrese is the new Director of the Confirmation Program (Grades 7 and 8). She earned a Masters Degree in Theology and a Masters Degree in Pastoral Studies from the Seminary of the Immaculate Conception in Huntington. Her background includes Director of Religious Education at St. William the Abbot in Seaford and Director of Sacramental and Adult Formation at St. Elizabeth of Hungary in Melville.
Mrs. Braun joined St. Edward Religious Education in late August of 2015. She has held administrative positions in Religious Education programs since 2002, starting at St. Barnabas the Apostle in Bellmore with a move to St. Kilian in Farmingdale six years later. She attended Briarcliffe College for Business and went on to earn her Associate in Arts Degree from Nassau Community College. Mrs. Braun lives in Levittown with her husband and son.