Commission Members

Father Mario Esposito, O.Carm. is a Carmelite Friar of the Province of Saint Elias. He served for 12 years as the Prior Provincial of the Carmelite Friars as well as Regional Superior and Formation Director for the Order in Vietnam.  Father Mario was born in Brooklyn, New York and graduated from schools there. He has a Bachelor of Music degree from Catholic University of America and a Master of Divinity degree from the Washington Theological Union. He was simply professed on September 16, 1972, solemnly professed on September 13, 1975 and was ordained a priest on January 22, 1977.  He has served the Carmelite Order and Province in many capacities over the years – in parishes, schools, hospitals, administration and the formation of young Carmelites. He has given many classes and retreats for the Carmelite Sisters for the Aged and Infirm over the years. Presently, he is serving as Pre-Novice Director for his Province.  Father Mario was the Diocesan Postulator for the Cause for the Beatification and Canonization of Mother Mary Angeline Teresa, O.Carm. from 1992 until 2007 and has been the Vice-Postulator of the Cause since then. He also works on several other Causes for Canonization for the Carmelite Order, including the miracle investigation of a cure attributed to Blessed Titus Brandsma, O.Carm.

Brother Robert Chiulli, O.Carm.  is originally from Catskill, NY.  He is a science teacher at Cardinal Hayes High School in Bronx, NY and currently serves on his Carmelite province’s provincial council. Brother has been working on Mother’s cause and promotion of Mother’s charism for a number of years, and is happy to see more and more people learn about this Venerable Carmelite.

Sister Patricia Margaret Rawdon, O.Carm. is the Coordinator to The Mother Angeline Society Cause and Charism Commission and member of the Carmelite Sisters General Council.

Brigid McCrory is Director of Curriculum and Instruction for the Kennedy Children’s Center , a special education school for students 3-5 years of age. She graduated from Fordham University with her Masters in Early Childhood Education as well as Masters Degree in School Building Leadership.

Sister Kevin Patricia Lynch, O.Carm.  is the administrator for St. Patrick’s Home Rehabilitation and Health Care Center in the Bronx, NY, the first permanent foundation of the Carmelite Sisters for the Aged and Infirm. Sister Kevin has held various positions within the Carmelite congregation for 50-plus years.

Sister Paul Anthony Videtich, O.Carm.

Sister Helena of Mary, O.Carm. is the current Director of Novices and manages The Mother Angeline Society website.

Janice Smircich  has recently retired from teaching in Catholic schools for over 40 years.  She was introduced to the Carmelite Sisters for the Aged and Infirm, and Mother M. Angeline Teresa, in 1990.   Through this association, she became a member of the Commission for Venerable Mother M. Angeline Teresa. Janice feels that her life has been enriched by her association with the Commission and the spiritual legacy of Mother Angeline Teresa.

Jean Cutrone  is Secretary at St. Cabrini Nursing Home in Dobbs Ferry, NY. She is also a member of the St. Patrick’s Guild in St. Patrick’s Home, Bronx NY.

Sister Catherine Angeline, O.Carm.  is a Temporary Vow Sister originally from Jackson, Michigan who joined our Congregation in December of 2011.  She was professed on October 4th 2014.  She is grateful to Mother Angeline for a number of graces and would like to spread the news of Mother, her life and message to all.

Mary Ann Iaccino is the current Secretary of The Mother Angeline Society.