Welcome to St. Edward the Confessor Religious Education
Welcome to St. Edward the Confessor Religious Education

About our staff...

Mrs. Rosemary Pettei, Director of Grades K through 6

Mrs. Rosemary 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 more than forty years, Mrs. Pettei is a mother of five and grandmother to eight.

Mr. Vincent Albrecht, Director of Grade 7 and 8/Confirmation Program

Mr. Vincent Albrecht is currently in his tenth year as Principal of St. Edward the Confessor School.  In 2021, he joined Religious Education to serve as Director of the Grade 7 and 8 Confirmation Program.  Mr. Albrecht's background includes Assistant Principal in the East Meadow School District, Principal of Holy Family School in Hicksville, Assistant Principal of Holy Angels Regional School in Patchogue, as well as teaching positions within the Diocese of Brooklyn and the Diocese of Rockville Centre.  Mr. Albrecht's home parish is St. Bernard in Levittown, where he is involved as an Extraorindary Minister and a member of the Parish Council.  He is deeply devoted to his faith and his family:  His wife Krista and children Michael and Elizabeth.

Mrs. Ann Braun, Administrative Assistant

Mrs. Ann Braun joined St. Edward Religious Education in 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.