Please Welcome Our New Development Director, Mrs. Emily Kuryla
Dear Abbey Family,
I am happy to announce the appointment of Mrs. Emily Kuryla to the position of Director of Development for Saint Louis Abbey and Saint Louis Priory School, effective December 8, 2014.
As Director of Annual Giving and Constituent Relations for Duchesne High School, Mrs. Kuryla developed and managed the school’s comprehensive advancement plan, and designed and implemented the school’s annual fund program. She also directed the development and execution of all school fundraising events and donor recognition programs. Prior to her development work, Mrs. Kuryla served as the Director of Admissions and Marketing for Duchesne.
Mrs. Kuryla holds a Bachelor of Journalism degree from the University of Missouri School of Journalism, with a minor in Business Administration. She currently serves in the Red Shoe Society young professionals group of the Ronald McDonald House, and works with the Young Friends of Delta Gamma Center. She is a member of the St. Charles Kiwanis Club, and has served on its board of directors. She is an active member of the Academy of the Sacred Heart Alumni Coordinating Council.
I look forward to working with Mrs. Kuryla in her new role, in which she is responsible for advancement and alumni relations activities for both the Abbey and the School. Please welcome her to the Abbey Family.
Please be assured of the prayers of myself and all the monks for you and your families, and please remember all of us here at the Abbey and School in your prayers.
Yours in the Lord,
Abbot Thomas Frerking, O.S.B.