Saint Meinrad Young Adult Initiative Staff

Michal Horace


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Michal most recently served as director of the Office of Youth and Young Adult Ministry for the Archdiocese of Portland. From 1997 until 2001, he served as associate director, and then director, of the Office of Youth Ministry at the National Shrine of Our Lady of the Snows in Belleville, IL. He also worked for Assumption Catholic Church in St. Louis as coordinator of youth ministry.

Kami Knies

Administrative and Research Assistant

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Kami is originally from Celestine, Indiana and is finishing her Master of Science at Purdue University in Agricultural Science Education and Communication. While at Purdue she assisted with various programs that targeted youth learning and young adult transformational learning.

Kami’s undergraduate degree is in Agricultural Communication with a minor in Food & Agribusiness Management and she is a proud “dog-mom” to a gorgeous Australian Shepherd. She also has experience in farming and carpentry.