Leigh Anne Jerz, a full-time homeschooling mom and parishioner at Saint Vincent Basilica in Latrobe PA, holds degrees in theatre, English, and political philosophy. She has acted in stage dramas by Shakespeare, Ibsen, Gogol, Genet, and David Mamet. She has also performed with her family members in Stage Right musical productions including Shrek, Seussical, My Son Pinocchio, and Sleeping Beauty. She recently began directing again, with the Westmoreland county debut of Kooman & Dimond’s, Dani Girl. In the past, she has volunteered with parish adult education, Elizabeth Ministry, marriage preparation, and pro-life efforts.