NATIONAL SHRINE GROTTO OF LOURDES
Meet The Director of The Grotto
Lori Stewart comes to the Mount with more than 20 years in marketing, management and fundraising professions. A resident of Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, she earned her bachelor of science degree from Clarion University and MBA from the Mount.
Prior to joining the Mount, she was the Executive Director for the Basilica and National Shrine of St. Elizabeth Ann Seton (Daughters of Charity) in Emmitsburg, Maryland. She was responsible for strategic and operational direction, internal and external relationships, and board and executive committee relationships. Stewart also developed and expanded financial management, fundraising, operations and an assorted mix of programs to attract visitors, donors and volunteers to the shrine.
An active member of her community, Stewart has served on the board of the Emmitsburg Business Professional Association, and is Eucharistic Minister and planner of the young adult ministry at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church in Emmitsburg.
Stop by the National Shrine Grotto of our Lady of Lourdes to meet Lori, to learn about the newest additions to the Grotto, or to talk to her about how you can participate in projects honoring the Blessed Mother.
Lori Stewart, M.B.A. '11
Director of the Grotto