Our Office Manager, Becca Marnell, is responsible for the administration of the daily affairs of Oratory and its facilities, and its many ministries. During her tenure she has brought order out of chaos and her oversight has been a tremendous support to the Fathers.  We are truly grateful for her presence and professionalism. Becca would be happy to answer or direct your questions. 


Phone: 412-681-3181     Email: campusministry@pittsburghoratory.org


About Becca

Becca lives in the South Hills of Pittsburgh and came to the Oratory after 25 years of social work. When not working as the executive office administrator, Becca and her husband Jim relax with their family and delight in spending time with their five grandchildren.  


The Pittsburgh Oratory
& Catholic Newman Center

4450 Bayard Street

Pittsburgh, PA 15213

Tel: 412-681-3181
Fax: 412-681-2922

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Our Executive Secretary, Ren Witter, is responsible for performing the daily tasks of the Oratory and serving as personal secretary to the Oratory Fathers and Brothers.  She assists visitors, manages the Oratory website, assists in planning events and supports the Catholic Newman Center and the Pittsburgh Oratory in fulfilling its ministries.


Phone: 412-681-3181     Email: info@pittsburghoratory.org


About Ren

Ren graduated from Thomas More College of Liberal Arts in 2010, with a bachelor’s degree in philosophy. Her particular interests are Russian and Distopian literature, the tying of Chotki (prayer ropes) and music.  She serves as a division leader for Eucharistic Adoration and is a Daughter of Saint Philip Neri.  She came to the Oratory and refused ever to leave, so the Fathers decided to make her useful. One of Ren's favorite things is the occasional odd-job - like operating an excavator at Rednal!


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