The Staff at Saint Therese|
Mrs. Robin Porter, Music Director
Robin Porter was born in Newark, NJ, was raised in Cedar Grove and graduated from William Paterson
College with a degree in music education. She did a great deal of work in musical comedy, drama and
summer stock during her teen and college years. After her graduation from college she taught music
in the public school music system where her duties included classroom music, band orchestra, and
choral ensembles. In addition, she taught drama and directed the music and drama productions.
Soon church music became a major part of her life and she has been a minister of music for 23 years,
15 of which have been here at St. Therese. She resides in Allamuchy with her husband who is a
retired Lieutenant of the New Jersey State Police and is currently a detective with the Sussex County
Prosecutors Office. She has two daughters, Sharon, a first grade teacher in Mansfield Township and
Jennifer, a social worker in Morris County. She has two grandchildren, Grace and Colin. In addition
to her work here at St. Therese, Robin has a party planning business called Your Moment In Time. Her
favorite pastime is doing needlework, reading and home decorating.
Responsibilities include Cantoring, preparing music for all liturgical celebrations, Co-coordinating
music for weddings and funerals, directing the Adult choir. Also Chair of the Bereavement Committee
and a member of Liturgy Committee.