Breakout Session Speaker


Dr. Anne Roat is the president-elect of the Serra Club of Lafayette, Indiana, a lay organization dedicated to promoting and fostering vocations to the priesthood and consecrated religious life. She ministers as a spiritual director and works as the Director of Evangelization, Family Life, and Pastoral Ministries at the St. Mary Cathedral and St. Ann Church Pastorate in Lafayette. She has also been the director of the Diocese of Lafayette-in-Indiana Office of Catechesis, parish director of Religious Education, and a Catholic school vice principal.

Anne holds a Master’s degree in pastoral theology from Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College, a Doctor of Ministry degree from the Graduate Theological Foundation, and a theology certificate from the University of Notre Dame. She and her husband, Bill, have two adult children, five brilliant grandsons, and one beautiful granddaughter!