Staff Member: Carol Ponder
Carol Ponder began her career in the Diocese of Orlando in 1977. She served in many capacities at St. John Vianney Church in Orlando; Church Organist, Choir Director, Assistant Music Teacher and Church Music Coordinator. For many years, Carol had a Music Studio, giving piano lessons, recitals and enrolling the students in competitions, such as the Music Federation Competition at the University of Central Florida. In 2012, Carol accepted her current position as Music and Liturgy Director at Divine Mercy Parish where she is responsible for two adult choirs, a seasonal hand bell choir, and a weekly schedule of services and other Liturgical functions. She serves on the Diocesan Music Committee, and is a member of the Federation of Diocesan Liturgical Commissions and the National Pastoral Musicians.