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Meet our Ministry Staff

Whether you enjoy serving those in need, would like to use your musical talents in worship, or are seeking to learn more about your faith or others, our doors are always open!

Carrie Ankeny, Campus Ministry

Director of Campus Ministry, Lisle

Carrie Ankeny, M.A., has her Catholic Campus Ministry Certification from Catholic Campus Ministry Association (CCMA). She earned a Master of Arts (M.A.) in Theology and a graduate certificate in Pastoral Ministry from Villanova University, and she earned a Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) in Philosophy and Theology from Aquinas College. She has experience as a residence hall minister and has been on the organizational team for service trips within the United States and to Belize, Cambodia, the Philippines, Bolivia and the Dominican Republic. Carrie organizes all of Benedictine’s Campus Ministry service and social justice opportunities and works with the Movement of Students Achieving Interfaith Collaboration (M.O.S.A.I.C.) group on campus. Carrie is married to Chris and they enjoy spending time with their young sons, Blaise and Luke.

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Carol Allen

Coordinator of Retreats, Faith Formation and Liturgy 

Carol Allen earned a Master of Arts (M.A.) in Pastoral Studies from Loyola University Chicago and a Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) in Religious Studies from Missouri State University. Her ministerial experience includes music ministry and working with children and young adults from preschool through college.

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