The quarterly newsletter for Assumption BVM Church

June, 2016 | Archived Newsletter Staff

The people behind News from the Pews!

dhanas-headshotDave Hanas/
Technical Director

Dave, his wife and two children reside in Feasterville-Trevose.  When he is not in front of the computer designing and building websites, Dave enjoys gardening, playing guitar, and taking the kids to the park.




PicsArt (26)Rose Jacobs/Writer

Originally from Western PA, Rose is a graduate of the University of Pittsburgh, as is her husband Carl and their son Christopher.   A retired teacher, Rose has been involved in a number of parish activities during her more than 30 years at ABVM.  Currently she is also a member of the parish library committee and the caregivers support group.


PicsArt (29)Bill McCafferty/Photographer

Since his retirement from Verizon, Bill and his wife enjoy spending more time with their family and traveling. He especially loves that traveling gives him more opportunities for photography, which he especially enjoys.



PicsArt (24)Glen Michaels/Research and Data

Glen is an avid golfer, who also enjoys playing badminton, swimming in his pool and working in the yard.  He  is also a Penn State Football season ticket holder, who enjoys camping and tailgating during Penn State home games.




Milletti Bio PicMario Milletti/Photographer

Mario is a retired financial writer, formerly of Vanguard, TIAA-CREF, and newspapers.  He and his wife, Rosemarie, who live in the Neshaminy Woods neighborhood, love to travel and garden.  They have two daughters, Christina and Alyssa, and two granddaughters, Zazie and Xeni.


IMG_0303Kevin Shire/Writer

Kevin and his wife, Lisa, have three daughters.  He loves spending time with his family, reading and watching all sports, especially Notre Dame Football.



IMG_3719Lisa Shire/Editor

Lisa, her husband and their three daughters, Kaitlin, Karly and Kacey, reside in Langhorne.  She loves spending time with her family, cooking, watching all sports, and playing with their three pups, Teddy, Bear and Binx.



Ingrid summer picIngrid Trommer/Research and Data

Ingrid’s favorite thing about working on the newsletter is meeting all of the talented and wonderful people in our parish.




PicsArt (30)Mary Ullman/Assitant Editor

Mary enjoys homemaking, reading, playing scrabble with her husband, spending time with her family and belonging to Assumption BVM.  Her passion for reading and language makes it a pleasure to proofread and edit the parish newsletter.



PicsArt (25)Sister Diane Wolf, SSJ/Executive Producer

In her free time, Sister Diane enjoys walking, sharing a meal with family and friends, playing Canasta and watching the sunset, especially over the ocean.




News from the Pews needs you!

We would love to have you as a member of our staff.  We are looking for Photographers, Reporters and Data/Research.  The time commitment and responsibilities are minimal and no experience is necessary, only a willingness to keep our parishioners informed on a more personal level.  If you would like to be a part of our team, please send an email to:

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