Pre School & Elementary Faith Formation Coordinator
Heidi Schleif serves the St. Gerard's community as the Preschool and Elementary Coordinator. Heidi is the Coordinator for Preschool and Kindergarten Sunday School classes, Monday night Elementary Faith Formation, Liturgy of the Word for Children, the Nursery, and Vacation Bible School. She works along with the Faith Formation Director on sacramental preparation for children preparing for their first Reconciliation and Eucharist, and she runs the Generations of Faith Family program along with the rest of the Faith Formation staff. She graduated from the College of St. Benedict and St. John's University in 2012 with a degree in Liturgical Music and Hispanic Studies. Heidi spent a year doing service in Ecuador, which is where she really developed a love for social justice as well as an interest in working with children. She also completed the Camino de Santiago (a 500 mile pilgrimage across Spain) in the summer of 2016. Heidi now lives in Minneapolis. In her spare time, she enjoys biking, traveling, cooking, singing and playing guitar, and binge watching sitcoms.