Mrs. Sarah VanRisseghem
I love working at Mary of Lourdes Elementary School as an Administrative Assistant and have been employed here since 2011. My husband Chris is a self-employed contractor and our four children all attended Mary of Lourdes School. We are blessed to have had the opportunity to experience Catholic education and know this is an excellent school in our community.
Mrs. Jamie Sunder
My name is Jamie Sunder; I am the Administrative Assistant at the Mary of Lourdes Middle School building. I have been employed by Mary of Lourdes School since 2010, but started as a fill in sub at our elementary office in 2009. I have been married for 22 years to my husband Matthew and we have four boys, all whom have attended Mary of Lourdes School. I feel blessed to have the opportunity to work with our wonderful students and staff at Mary of Lourdes, and look forward to many more years here.
Mrs. Colleen Austin
In 2019, I began my position at MOL as bookkeeper. After retiring from 30 years of banking and living in Monticello, my husband and I moved to Little Falls the summer of 2018. We are already feeling at home in Little Falls. In looking for a part time flexible job in the area, God answered my prayers and led me to Mary of Lourdes School. Who said “you can’t teach an old dog new tricks.” This has been a very rewarding and yet challenging and sometimes humbling position for me.
My husband of 47 years and I have 4 sons who are married to some wonderful women and have blessed us with 11 grandchildren. We both enjoy camping, fishing, biking, cross country skiing and exploring new areas. My passion is music and I have played guitar and cantor at mass since my teens. About 18 years ago I was blessed with a harp along with an amazing teacher. Since then I have acquired two more harps and love to play and share the music with others.
This position at Mary of Lourdes has introduced me to some wonderful staff and families. It brings back many fond memories of my school years at St. Margaret Mary’s in Golden Valley.