Meet the Paraclete Press Team

Sales Team


Sharon Pfeiffer

Retail, Specialty Sales and Author Events/Sales

Sharing the joy of Christ through inspirational books and sacred music, Sharon is blessed to share the mission of Paraclete Press. Also serving as one of the organists at the Church of the Transfiguration and member of the Gloriae Dei Cantores, her life has many facets. Her dog Coach is a special addition to the Paraclete sales room, and a happy companion on long walks!

Sr. Rosemary

Church sales and Library Specialist

Whether serving librarians or Religious Education Directors, Sr. Rosemary brings energy and engagement to our customers. The many facets of her daily life, which include playing in the music ensembles of the Community of Jesus, and being an electrician, bring life and joy to her work at Paraclete!

Sr. Penelope

Retail Associate

Sr. Penelope has enjoyed serving Paraclete customers through several different departments at Paraclete Press. When not at her desk, she can be found arranging flowers or playing musical instruments.

Maria DeLude

Public Libraries and Funeral Homes

Maria is excited about Paraclete’s mission, to spread beauty, music and JOY with a hopeful theme, and looks forward to helping people achieve this goal. When she’s not at Paraclete, she can be found in a comfy chair reading a meaningful book, with her beloved tuxedo cat close by.

John Jordan

Church and School Sales

John enjoys collaborating with both Churches and Schools in their search to bring people to God. When not on the phone, you can find him flipping through poetry, running on the road, or learning a piece of music! John brings his passion to educate the next generation to his work at Paraclete!

Sr. Brigid

Web, Design, Print Sales

Sr. Brigid finds it a joy to work with our print, web and design customers and loves helping with bringing ideas and visions into being. Whether it is a selfpub author, one of our local restaurants or inns, she enjoys meeting new people and making friends along the way. When not on the phone, she can be found upholstering furniture and making curtains or at our Community's barn caring for our 3 cows!

Treva Whichard

Customer Service

Treva was a customer of Paraclete's for many years, never dreaming she would work there. Through Paraclete, she learned of Gregorian Chant which is now important to her for many reasons. For over 17 years, she has had the blessing of working at Paraclete in various capacities. Her little rescue dog sleeps by her desk; a grateful employee as well!

Marketing Team


Rachel McKendree


Rachel brings her love of both the writers and the readers, and her passion for literature and the arts, to her role in publicity and marketing. Paraclete publishes beautiful books that point to Jesus, and she can't wait to tell you all about them.

Katherine Tingley

Website Manager

Katie loves art, beauty, music, poetry, teaching, designing, writing, learning — all of which she gets to do at her job for Paraclete Press! When not behind a computer, Katie can be found singing in the Gloriæ Dei Cantores, cooking for her family, and learning new things! 

Sr. Diana

Wholesale & International Accounts

Sr. Diana has a real passion for the fine arts. She loves serving Paraclete's wholesalers, catalogers, and international buyers. When not at her desk, Sr. Diana can be found walking dogs, singing in the Gloriæ Dei Cantores, performing in Elements Theatre Company, or trying to capture everyday beauty through photography. 

Editorial Team


Robert Edmonson

Bob enjoys editing books and interfacing with authors and literary agents. When not at his desk, he can be spotted gardening and taking walks with his energetic Havanese pooch, Giuseppe!

Michelle Rich

Michelle enjoys her editorial work, taking a variety of wonderful titles from manuscript to finished book. At home, she can be found in her greenhouse and garden, or in front of her sewing machine.

Lillian Miao

Lillian has served our authors in editorial work, marketing, and most of the departments since near the beginning of the company! She loves new challenges that seem to come up daily and in various streams. Making yummy foods such as Peking Duck and caring for the latest varieties of peonies are some of Lillian's passions.

Olivia Tingley

Olivia loves working in the Editorial Department at Paraclete and bringing books to life! When she's not at her desk, Olivia likes listening to podcasts while baking and reading and writing new stories.

Design Team


Mike Hale

Graphic Designer

In addition to being a designer for Paraclete, Mike is also a composer. You can see more about him at his website,

Br. Anthony

Graphic Designer

Br. Anthony loves the combination of the creative element of designing and working with people to see their vision come to life. When he's not designing, you can often find him playing the organ, landscaping in the yard, or trying a new recipe in the kitchen.

Dane Olsen

Graphic Designer

Dane loves working with his hands, whether that’s designing a book cover or building a boat. Using graphic design to further spread the joy and love that Paraclete’s products contain is an incredible opportunity. When not designing Dane can be found playing the organ or surfing the beautiful beaches of Cape Cod.

Br. Christopher

Graphic Designer

Br. Christopher works at the Paraclete Design department, loves graphic design, great poetry and walking dogs Annie and Dylan into work on beautiful days!

Sarah Kanaga

Web Developer

Sarah loves the diversity of her job at Paraclete, from creating new websites for restaurants and small businesses, to helping her fellow employees with computer problems. When not at Paraclete, she enjoys being a member of Elements Theatre Company and ringing tower bells!

Sr. Martina


Sr Martina loves running the print machines, and the satisfaction of providing quality printed materials. She also has a passion for design and typesetting. When not at Paraclete, she can be found serving in the guest house, chasing the barn cat, or making Swedish pepparkakor.

Music Department


Jim Jordan

Music Editor/Marketing

Sometimes you will find me doing an education video on a chant book, or discussing the upcoming choral needs for the fall with a church music director, or working with someone to market one of many Paracletes' audio and design services, but I will always be happy to "visit" with you anytime! ("visit" as defined by native Midwesterners - A lovely and heartfelt talk on the phone with anyone!) As they say, "How else do you get to know someone and how to help them?" "You can't very well tell someone what anthem would work for them on Sunday two weeks hence if you don't know whether will be enough tenors to cover a particular part!" So, let me hear from you!

Sr. Paula

Sheet Music Editorial Assistant

Sr. Paula has served Paraclete in several different capacities, including data organization, SEO research, procedural development, and Sheet Music editorial and licensing. When not working at Paraclete Press, she enjoys cooking, music, and fiber optic wiring!

Business Team


Danielle Bushnell

Purchaser and Contracts Administrator

Danielle feels beyond blessed to be a part of carrying out the mission of Paraclete Press for 27 years and counting. Her other passions include teaching American history and government to homeschoolers, playing the bass clarinet, caring for her dog, Jasper, and her cat, Lilac. 

Br. Mark


Br. Mark serves at Paraclete in fulfillment, inventory and printing. He also enjoys the creativity of the visual arts, music and cooking.

Br. Jacob

Accounts Payable

Before recently landing in finance, Br. Jacob has worked at Paraclete in a few departments including video, shipping, bindery, purchasing, shipping, inventory and sales. Someday he hopes to go skydiving too!

Sr. Jane

Accounts Receivable

Sr. Jane has worked in various departments of Paraclete over the years, recently joining the finance team. When not at Paraclete she can be found cooking or working on reupholstery projects at the Convent, caring for Toby, their golden retriever, or playing the tuba.