Mary Beth Kunde-Anderson serves as Managing Editor of our WLP Division. Now committed to liturgical and music ministries at Ascension Church in Oak Park, Illinois, Mary Beth previously worked as a parish music director at two parishes, as well as for the Archdiocese of Miami Ministry of Worship and Spiritual Life (director of music), the Archdiocese of Chicago Office for Divine Worship (director of music), and World Library Publications (director of publications) She served on the board of directors for the National Association of Pastoral Musicians, the Federation of Diocesan Liturgical Commissions, the Association of Catholic Publishers, and the Church Music Publishers Association.
Mary Beth holds a Bachelor’s degree in music education, a Master of Music degree in conducting, and has pursued theology and liturgical studies at Loyola University and Catholic Theological Union in Chicago. She loves to travel and experience new places and cultures. She enjoys a good restaurant, a good concert, and the occasional protest or rally to stand up for what she believes in. When Mary Beth has free time, you’ll find her in the kitchen, cooking up something wonderful.