Mrs. Crocco has been active in music ministry and directing choirs and ensembles for more than 30 years, Beginning at St. Columba Church in Hopewell Jct., she formed and directed the first parish youth choir and was the founding director of music for the LIFETEEN ministry. For the past six years she has served as the music director and principal cantor for the parish of St. John the Evangelist/St. Joachim in Beacon, NY. Mrs. Crocco joined the OLL faculty as choral director shortly after an invitation to coordinate music for the Baccalaureate Mass for the class of 1998 and has been grateful for the opportunity ever since All four of her children are graduates of Lourdes (Chris ’01, Claudia ’03, Andrew ’05, Daniel ’07.) She received her music education degree at SUNY Dutchess and studied the history and principles of sacred music at St. Joseph’s Seminary in Dunwoodie.