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Attendance Line:  507-386-5312 

Main Line: 507-388-0600

Upper Campus, Preschool-Grade 4, Grades 9-12
145 Good Counsel Drive, Mankato

Lower Campus, Grades 5-8
110 N 5th Street, Mankato


Office of the Principal
Adam Bemmels, Preschool-12 Principal
– 507-386-5391 – Send Email

Mr. Bemmels comes to us from St. Anne’s Catholic School in Le Sueur where he was the Principal for six years.  Adam received his bachelor’s in Elementary Education with a pre-primary concentration from Crown College in St. Bonifacius, MN, and a Master’s in Educational Leadership and Principal Licensure from Concordia University, St. Paul. Adam’s background in Catholic Education started as an elementary student at St. Andrew’s in Fairfax, MN. He has a belief that Catholic Education has an opportunity for growth and strives to get many students and families involved in our educational system. In his six years at St. Anne’s, enrollment went from 39 students to 119 including the addition of a preKindergarten program.

Kristi Degen, Preschool-12 Dean of Academics 507-386-5355 Send Email

Ms. Degen comes to us from Iowa, with extensive education experience including special education consulting and school administrative management.  She earned her Bachelor’s in Elementary Education with a math concentration, reading endorsement, and special education endorsement from Buena Vista University; a Master’s in Special Education from Morningside College; and an Advanced Studies Certificate in Educational Leadership from the University of Northern Iowa.  She has a passion for ensuring high quality education that challenges each student at his or her individual level by providing the resources and professional learning opportunities necessary to support all teachers as they continuously improve in their professional growth.  

Steve Dornbach, Preschool-12 Dean of Students  507-386-5392 Send Email


Mr. Dornbach has been a high school English teacher and has substantial experience with leading staff development.  Most recently he was the assistant principal and International Baccalaureate program coordinator at Seoul Foreign School in Seoul, South Korea.  He has also worked at the American School in Japan, in Tokyo, Edina High School and helped start a school in Belize, Central America.  Steve received his Bachelor’s degree from Saint John’s University and his Master’s from the University of St. Thomas.

He believes in education as a vocation and is truly humbled and honored to work with students, fellow teachers and parents every day!


Upper Campus (Elementary School, Preschool-Grade 4)
145 Good Counsel Drive, Mankato MN 56001
Office: 507-388-2997, Fax: 507-388-3081
Adam Bemmels, Preschool-grade 12 Principal Send Email

Amy Dornbach, 5 Day, All Day PreK-  Send Email
Deanna Hofmeister, PreSchool – Send Email
Tamara Zwaschka,  PreSchool – Send Email
Diane Schwartz, Kindergarten – Send Email
Valerie Koch, Kindergarten – Send Email
Julie Homan, Grade 1 – Send Email
Jan Willaert, Grade 1 – Send Email
Deb Maus, Grade 2 – Send Email
Linda Rentschler, Grade 2 – Send Email
Shannon Campbell, Grade 3 – Send Email
Emily Mack, Grade 3 – Send Email
Barb Wendlandt, Grade 4 – Send Email
Trisha Sizer, Grade 4 – Send Email
Mary Diercks,Music, PreK-5 –Send Email
Branden Schultz, Physical Education – Send Email
Angie Lundgren, Foreign Language – Send Email
Ruthie Corcoran, Media & Technology, K-12 – Send Email
Jody Bryant, Resource Teacher- Send Email

Lower Campus (Intermediate School, Grades 5-8)
110 North 5th Street, Mankato, MN 56001
Office: 507-388-9344, Fax: 507-388-2750

Adam Bemmels, Preschool-grade 12 Principal Send Email
John Landkamer, Assistant Dean of Students, Activities Director Send Email
Rhonda Martinka – Intermediate School Office Secretary – 507-388-9344 – Send Email

Sandra Bach, Food Service – 507-388-2995 ext 118
Adam Bibbs, Phy Ed Send Email
Alex Christian, Social Studies, Grade 6-8 –Send Email
Chris Biehn, Science, Grades 6-8  Send Email
Gail Carpenter, Choir Send Email
John Carpenter, Choir Send Email
Ruthie Corcoran, Media & Technology, K-12  Send Email
Heidi Coudron, Religion, Grades 6-8  Send Email
Michelle Ellingworth, Grade 5  Send Email
Ann Klasen, Licensed Counselor & Health  Send Email
Brian Kotila, Band, Grades 6-12  Send Email
Angie Lundgren, Foreign Language  Send Email
Dan McCargar, Custodian  Send Email
Judy Reinbold, Math, Grade 8  Send Email
Linda Ruehle, Grade 5 Send Email
Kristan Pfarr, Counselor  Send Email
Amanda Stahl, Math Send Email
Christine Swanson, Language Arts, Grades 6-8 Send Email
Bryon Ubl, Art  Send Email

Upper Campus (High School, Grades 9-12)
145 Good Counsel Drive
Office: 507-388-2997, Fax: 507-388-3081

Adam Bemmels, preschool-grade 12 Principal Send Email
Office – 507-388-2997 – Send Email

Ruth Arians, Career Counselor  Send Email
Janelle Campeau, Science Send Email
Dale Compton, Art  Send Email
Ruthie Corcoran, Media & Technology, K-12  Send Email
Jackie Cates, Math  –Send Email
Felix Dumitrache, Social Studies  Send Email
Sue Goebel, Science  Send Email
Branden Schultz, Physical Education  Send Email
Bridget Hermer, Choir, Grades 9-12 Send Email
Chrissy Karst, Social Studies & Technology Integration  Send Email
Jessica Kirschner, Licensed Counselor  Send Email
Kari Koester, Social Studies & Health  Send Email
Brian Kotila, Band, Grades 6-12  Send Email
Shawn Pierce, Theology  Send Email
Bridget Prehn, Spanish  Send Emaill
Sue Schaub, Math  Send Email
Derek Wherley,  Theology  Send Email
Jennelle Zarn, English  Send Email

Central Office Staff
145 Good Counsel Campus
Office: 507-388-0600, Fax: 507-388-3081

Casey Breen, President – 507-388-0617 Send Email
Trudi Clements,  Executive Assistant  507-388-0606 Send Email

Ashlee Davis, Finance Office 507-388-0602  Send Email
Jim Florey, Facilities Manager  Send Email
John Kujawa, Technology Coordinator  507-388-0616 Send Email
Jana Larson, Food Service Director  Send Email
Ginger Leiferman,  Key Events Associate Send Email
Sister Mary Beth Schraml, Mission Integration Associate 507-388-0618 Send Email

Steve Willaert, Enrollment Management Associate  507-388-0615 Send Email
Angie Winch,  Marketing & Communications Associate -507-386-5386 Send Email


  • Casey Breen – President
  • Pat McDermott – Chair
  • Father John Kunz
  • Father Paul van de Crommert
  • Father Mariano Varela
  • Father Tim Reker
  • Father Robert Schneider – Canonical Leader
  • Sister Mary Kay Gosch, SSND
  • Beth Miller
  • Tracie Benzmiller
  • Heather Lucas
  • Ken Klingsporn
  • Donn Vetter
  • Bill Cahalan
  • Nicole Goebel
  • Michelle Zehnder Fischer
  • Michael Bach
  • Mark Frederick