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.