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CGS, Theology, Math


Mrs. Brehany graduated from the University of San Francisco and the Saint Ignatius Institute with a BA in History, having also studied at Leopold Franzen University, Innsbruck, Austria.   She received her MA in Religious Studies with an emphasis in Catechesis from the Notre Dame Catechetical Institute, now the Graduate School of Theology at Christendom College, and was also awarded an Advanced Apostolic Diploma in Catechetics from the Congregation for the Clergy.  She is a trained Life Teen Youth Minister.  Most recently she has been certified as a Level I and II catechist for Catechesis of the Good Shepherd by CGSUSA.   


She has taught theology at Ursuline High School in Santa Rosa, California, and Christian Ethics at Briar Cliff University in Sioux City, Iowa.  She was a director of religious education in Houston, Texas, and a youth minister in the Archdiocese of St. Louis.  Currently, she helps lead the RCIA team at St. Elizabeth Church in Upper Uwchlan.  Her best accomplishment and favorite experience, however, is that she and her husband John are the parents of seven children, the youngest three of whom are graduates of Regina Luminis Academy. Mrs. Brehany has been on the staff at RLA since 2011.

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