Andrea Berndt                             Barb Dennis ~ Aide                      Anna Russo ~ Aide


This is Andrea Berndt‘s third year teaching at Holy Spirit. She previously taught for 11 years at a charter school. Andrea is a Holy Spirit, West Catholic, and Aquinas College graduate. She and her husband are blessed with three amazing sons. They are very proud that their sons are carrying on the Titan pride attending Holy Spirit. Mrs. Berndt enjoys spending quality time with her family at their cottage, attending sporting events, or picnicking at the park. She also loves to cheer on the Michigan State Spartans, GO GREEN!

   This is Barb Dennis‘ 21st year as a teacher’s aide in the preschool. She has an early childhood associates from GRCC and lots of experience with preschoolers. Barb and her husband Paul have been parishioners of Holy Spirit for over 40 years.  Their 3 children all attended, and she teaches with their daughter Andrea, whose 3 sons are now Titans! Barb loves to spend time with her family, especially their 5 precious grandchildren. She likes to walk, bike, read, and spend weekends at their family cottage. God continues to bless her abundantly, and she is most grateful He led her and her family to Holy Spirit.
   This is Anna Russo‘s 10th year working in early childhood here at Holy Spirit. She has an Early Childhood degree from GRCC and loves working with children.  For her entire life she has belonged to Holy Spirit Parish and is a graduate of Holy Spirit School.  She loves spending time with her huge Italian family, golfing, and especially enjoying their annual trip together.  Anna feels extremely blessed to call Holy Spirit Preschool home!

Fall Happenings:

September 15th: Walking with the Spirit – all 4 year preschoolers attend from 12:30-3:00

October 16th: Field trip to Post Family Farms – all 4 year preschoolers attend from 8:30-11:15

October 27th: No school/ Teacher in-service day

October 30th and 31st: Halloween party


* If you would like to volunteer in the: classroom, field trips, or in church you must have completed a VIRTUES class. It is a one time only class that GR Diocese requires to keep our children safe. You can sign up for a class at