Administration & School Staff
Father Mark Moriarty
Superintendent | Pastor
M.A., Catholic Studies, University of St. Thomas, 2011; M.Div., the University of St. Thomas, 1999; B.A., Liberal Arts, Thomas Aquinas College, 1995. Ordination to the Priesthood, Spring of 1999.
Fr. Moriarty most recently served for nine years as pastor of Mary, Queen of Peace parish in Rogers, Minnesota where he began his ministry in July of 2003. In addition to his role as pastor, Fr. Moriarty was superintendent of the K-8 school at Mary, Queen of Peace, co-instructor at the Institute for Christian Life and Ministry / Center for Diaconate (Fall, 2002), and chaplain to Providence Academy (2003-2006). After his ordination in 1999, he served as an assistant priest at St. Hubert Catholic Community (1999-2000) and Holy Trinity & St. Augustine Catholic Churches (2000-2003). 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 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; Adjunct Professor of Catholic Studies, University of St. Thomas, 2010-present; Founding PK-12 Principal & Assistant Headmaster, Providence Academy, 2001-2015; 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, New York, 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 excited to join the Saint Agnes School community as Headmaster and he is equally 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, Indiana, 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, Alabama, 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.
Mrs. Emily Minton
Director of the Lower School
M.S. Education and Reading Specialist certification, St. Joseph’s University, 2014; B.S. Elementary and Special Education, St. Joseph’s University, 2013; MN Dept. of Education Full Professional License, 2015. Reading Specialist, The DePaul Catholic School, 2014-2015; Title I Reading Tutor; School District of Philadelphia, 2014-2015; Kindergarten Teacher, DePaul Catholic School, spring 2014; Faculty, Saint Agnes School, 2015-2017; Director of Lower School, Saint Agnes School, 2017-present.
Mrs. Minton and her husband Tom are parishioners of Church of the Assumption in 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.
Mr. Michael Adkins
Dean of Academics
M.A., Catholic Studies, University of St. Thomas, 2010; B.A., Honors Classics (Latin), Gustavus Adolphus College, 2002. Faculty & Master Teacher: Trinity School at River Ridge, 2002-2009; Academic Dean/Counselor, Saint Agnes School, 2009-present. Member, The American Classical League, 2002-present; Member, The Classical Association of Minnesota, 2002-present; member of The American Numismatic Association; Editor of two high school Latin texts: commentaries on Caesar’s De Bello Gallico and Cicero’s Prima Oratio in Catalinam Habita.
Mr. Adkins, his wife Cynthia, and their six children are parishioners of the Church of Saint Agnes.
Mrs. Mary Appel
Mrs. Kate Boyle
Director of Alumni Relations
Ms. Jillian Gubash
Director of Communications & Events
Mrs. Jean Houghton
Director of Advancement
Ms. Tawnee Nasseff
Admissions & Advancement Associate
Mr. Joseph Olson
Director of Admissions
Mr. Patrick Menke
Director of Business Affairs
Ms. Sandra Veal
Assistant Director of Business Affairs
Ms. Blair Kelly
Executive Assistant to the Headmaster
Mrs. Kathy Kilduff
Mrs. Laurie Weyandt
Mr. Tom Flood
Dean of Students
Mrs. Rachel Kemp
Mr. Alex Loesch
Mr. Michael Streitz
Athletics & Activities Director
Mrs. Annette Beaudry
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Padre Pio Program
Mrs. Eileen Mueller
Child Nutrition/Kitchen Manager
Mrs. Kelly DiPietro
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