Administration & School Staff
Father Mark Moriarty
Pastor | Superintendent
M.A., Catholic Studies, University of St. Thomas, 2011; M.Div., University of St. Thomas, 1999; B.A., Liberal Arts, Thomas Aquinas College, 1995. Ordination to the Priesthood, 1999.
Assistant Priest, St. Hubert Catholic Community, 1999-2000; Assistant Priest, Holy Trinity & St. Augustine Catholic Churches, 2000-2003; Co-Instructor, Institute for Christian Life and Ministry / Center for Diaconate, Fall 2002; Chaplain, Providence Academy, 2003-2006; Pastor and Superintendent, Mary, Queen of Peace, Rogers, MN, 2003-2012; Pastor and Superintendent, Saint Agnes School, 2012-present.
Fr. Moriarty enjoys Latin and has extensive teaching experience, delivering lectures on various books of the Scriptures (e.g. Genesis, Psalms, Gospels, Letters of St. Paul, Acts etc.), Biblical foundations of the Mass, and homelitics. In May of 2012, Fr. Moriarty was assigned by His Excellency, Archbishop John Nienstedt, as Pastor of the Church of Saint Agnes and Superintendent of Saint Agnes School.
Dr. Kevin Ferdinandt
Ed.D., Educational Leadership, Policy, and Administration, University of St. Thomas, 2009; Ed.S., MN Principal’s License, University of St. Thomas, 2002; M.A., Theology, St. John’s University, 1996; Graduate Studies, New York Archdiocesan Catechetical Institute, 1992; B.A., German and English, University of St. Thomas, 1990.
English Teacher, Archbishop Brady Jr./Sr. High School, 1990-91; German Teacher, St. Paul Academy & Summit School, Summer of 1991; Religion Teacher, St. Raymond’s High School for Boys, Bronx, NY, 1991-92; Religion & English Teacher, Totino-Grace High School, 1992-1997; Adjunct Professor of Theology, University of St. Thomas, 1996-97; English Translator, Tutor, and Business English Adjunct Professor, Universität/Gesamthochschule, Paderborn, Germany, 1997-98; Founding PK-12 Principal & Assistant Headmaster, Providence Academy, 2001-2015; Adjunct Professor of Catholic Studies, University of St. Thomas, 2010-present; Headmaster, Saint Agnes School, 2015-present.
Dr. Ferdinandt has been dedicated to working in Catholic education since 1989 and comes to Saint Agnes School with an immense wealth of teaching and administrative experience, having taught Theology, English, and German. He was a founding administrator of Providence Academy, serving that school community for almost fifteen years, and most recently in the role of Assistant Headmaster. He is a well known and respected Catholic educator and his expertise has been consulted by schools and individuals across the country in recent years. He has taught at Totino-Grace High School in Fridley, St. Raymond’s School for Boys in the Bronx, NY, St. Paul Academy and Summit School in St. Paul, the former Archbishop Brady School in West St. Paul, and as an adjunct professor at the University of St. Thomas. He is enthusiastic about teaching a section of high school Theology in addition to his administrative duties.
Dr. Ferdinandt and his wife Carrie have five children and are parishioners of St. Anne in Hamel.
Mr. Karl Hendrickson
M.Ed., University of Notre Dame, South Bend, IN, 2006; B.S. Physics, Summa Cum Laude, Truman State University, Kirksville, MO, 2004; Phi Beta Kappa; Phi Kappa Phi; Sigma Pi Sigma.
Faculty, McGill-Toolen Catholic High School, Mobile, AL, 2004-2007; McGill-Toolen Catholic H.S. Teacher of the Year, 2006; Saint Agnes School, Faculty, 2010-present; Assistant Headmaster, Saint Agnes School, 2013-present.
Mr. Hendrickson, his wife Renee, and their two children are parishioners of Holy Trinity/St. Augustine in South St. Paul.
Mr. Tom Flood
Dean of Students
B.A. Education, Licensure in Physical Education, University of St. Thomas, 1990
Faculty, Chair of Jr. High Science, Saint Agnes School, 1990-1997; Faculty of Health & Human Performance Department, Asst. Football Coach, University of St. Thomas, 1997-2005; Dean of Students, St. Bernard’s School, 2005-2011; Refugee Coordinator, Parish of St. Bernard, 2011-2013; Dean of Students & Student Life, Saint Agnes School, 2013-present.
Mr. Flood, his wife Katie, and their four children are parishioners of St. Joseph’s in West St. Paul.
Ms. Zita Larson
Associate Dean of Students
B.A., Catholic Studies, University of St. Thomas.
Tutor/Teacher, St. Paul Public Library; Co-editor, Heart of the Matter publication; Faculty, Saint Agnes School, 2012-present.
Mr. Michael Adkins
Dean of Academics
Director of Lower School
M.A., Catholic Studies, University of St. Thomas, 2010; B.A., Honors Classics (Latin), Gustavus Adolphus College, 2002; Member, The American Classical League, 2002-present; Member, The Classical Association of Minnesota, 2002-present; Member, The American Numismatic Association; Editor, Commentaries on Caesar’s De Bello Gallico and Cicero’s Prima Oratio in Catalinam Habita.
Faculty & Master Teacher, Trinity School at River Ridge, 2002-2009; Academic Dean/Counselor, Saint Agnes School, 2009-present.
Mr. Adkins, his wife Cynthia, and their seven children are parishioners of the Church of Saint Agnes.
Mr. Michael Streitz
Athletics & Activities Director
Mr. Joseph Olson ’03
Director of Admissions
B.S., Business Marketing, St. Cloud State University.
Saint Agnes School, 2012-present.
Mr. Olson, his wife Shea, and their four children are parishioners of Saint Agnes.
Mrs. Mary Appel ’83
Mrs. Kate Boyle
Director of Alumni Relations
B.A., Accounting, College of Saint Benedict, 1997; MNCPA (inactive).
Manager, Eide Bailly LLP (Minneapolis), 1997-2005; Self-Employed, Accountant, 2005-2015; Saint Agnes School, 2010-present.
Mrs. Laurie Weyandt
Ms. Katie Anderson
Coordinator of Marketing & Communications
B.A., Organizational Communication, Bethel University, 2017.
Saint Agnes School, 2017-present.
Mr. Bob Collett
M.B.A., University of Houston; M.S., Technology Management, University of St. Thomas.
25 years in non-profit management including 18 years in Catholic parishes and education ministries; Saint Agnes School, 2018-present.
Mrs. Sarah Mathis
B.A., Paralegal Studies and Dance History, Winona State University, 2004.
Paralegal, Tomsche, Sonnesyn, and Tomsche (Golden Valley) 2004-2005; Paralegal, Dudley and Smith, 2005-2006; Paralegal, National Arbitration Forum (St. Louis Park) 2006-2008; Event Coordinator, Mueller Memorial, 2013-2014; Administrative Assistant, St. Pascal Baylon Catholic Church and School, 2016-2018; Saint Agnes School, 2018-present.
Ms. Sandra Veal
Child Nutrition/Kitchen Manager
Mrs. Kelly DiPietro ’95
Food Service Coordinator
B.A., Criminal Justice, Minor in Psychology, Saint Mary’s University (Winona), 1999.
Juvenile Justice Program Intern, Winona County, 1999; Creator & Manager, Anti-Money Laundering/Terrorist Financing Department, US Bank, 1999-2004; Saint Agnes School, 2014-present.
Guidance and College Counseling
Mrs. Rachel Kemp
Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC); M.A., Counseling Psychology, University of St. Thomas, 2010; B.A., Psychology & Catholic Studies, 2008.
Director of Mentoring Services, Southside LifeCare Center (currently Tandem), 2007-2010; Counseling Practicum, Bethel University Student Counseling Services, 2009-2010; Mental Health Practitioner, Nystrom & Associates, Ltd., 2011; Saint Agnes School, 2011-present.
Mr. Alex Loesch
Mr. Jordan Kern
Saint Agnes School, 2018-present.
Mrs. Becca DeMarais ’09
B.A., Journalism, University of Minnesota, 2013.
Regional Mission Leader & Communications Specialist, Saint Paul’s Outreach, 2013-2016; Front Desk Administrator, Cole’s Salon & Spa, 2016-17; Saint Agnes School, 2017-present.
Mrs. Kathy Kilduff ’84
Saint Agnes School, 2008-present.
Mrs. Amy McQuillan
Executive Assistant to the Headmaster
B.A., Catholic Studies, University of St. Thomas, 2011. B.A., Family Studies, University of St. Thomas, 2011.
Administrative Assistant, Providence Academy, 2011-2012; Development Coordinator, DeLaSalle High School, 2013-2014; Director of Development, DeLaSalle High School, 2014-2016; Saint Agnes School, 2018-present.
Mrs. Blair Saiz
Executive Assistant to the Pastor
M.A., Catholic Studies, University of St. Thomas, 2017; B.A., History, Gonzaga University (WA), 2013.
Regional Director, Intercollegiate Studies Institute (Wilmington, DE), 2013-2015; Saint Agnes School, 2017-present.
Mrs. Annette Beaudry
Saint Agnes School, 2006-present.