Staff Profiles

Get to know the staff at the Norbertine Center for Spirituality.

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Tony Pichler

Tony Pichler


Tony Pichler



Tony serves as director of the Norbertine Center for Spirituality.

He earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in theology from St. John’s University in Collegeville, Minnesota, and a Master of Theological Studies degree from St. Norbert College.

Formerly Tony served as the director for youth ministry and then the director for lay ministry formation for the Diocese of Green Bay for 22 years. He continues to be active in social justice ministries and helped to establish Whatsoever You Do, Inc., an umbrella non-profit organization that encompasses four programs: StreetLights Outreach, Spokes of Hope, Amani Outreach, and the Giving Garden. Tony was involved in the formation of St. John the Evangelist Homeless Shelter and the Micah Center (a daytime resource center in downtown Green Bay). He serves on the ministry team at the shelter and serves on the boards of St. John the Evangelist Homeless Shelter, Wellspring, and Foundations.

In his free time, Tony enjoys walking, biking, reading, playing tennis in the abbey tennis league, and golfing. He also is an active member of the Norbertine Associates and the Sisters of St. Joseph of Carondelet Associates. Tony and his wife Janine live in West De Pere. They have two adult children: Andy and Meagan.

In the News

Pichler engages people on the margins
By Jeff Kurowski
April 2, 2018
The Compass

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Kathie Tilot

Kathie Tilot


Kathie Tilot

Spiritual Direction Coordinator
Spiritual Director
Public Relations Coordinator


Kathie serves as public relations coordinator at the Norbertine Center for Spirituality, where she is also a spiritual director and coordinates spiritual direction, in addition to offering presentations and retreats.

A graduate of the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay and St. Norbert College, she earned her Master of Theological Studies degree from St. Norbert College in 2012. Kathie formerly served as pastoral associate at Prince of Peace Catholic Community in Green Bay and continues her ministry as a chaplain at St. Mary’s Hospital. Kathie is a certified Meyers-Briggs Type Indicator® practitioner.

She and her husband Glen have three children. Life has taken Kathie to many places, but she feels completely in her element among the peacefulness of St. Norbert Abbey.

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Ann Herlache

Ann Herlache


Ann Herlache

Program Coordinator


Ann serves as the Norbertine Center for Spirituality’s program coordinator.

She earned a bachelor’s degree in humanities while studying at the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay. In college, she supplemented her degree with minors in women’s studies and American Indian studies.

Any free time is spent playing with her young daughter, going for walks with the family, tending her herb garden, and experimenting in the kitchen.

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Paula Rieder

Paula Rieder


Paula Rieder

Hospitality Coordinator, Spiritual Director


Paula serves as the Norbertine Center for Spirituality’s administrative assistant.

She holds a certificate in pastoral ministry from the Diocese of Green Bay’s Emmaus Program. She also serves as the program coordinator for Whatsoever You Do, Inc., a local non-profit service organization. Paula is on the ministry team at St. John the Evangelist Homeless Shelter and serves as the treasurer for the Association of Pastoral Ministers as well as the Norbertine Associates.

In her free time, Paula enjoys walking, spending time at the family cottage, and serving those on the margins.

She has four adult children: Kyle, Kelly, Anthony, and Michael.

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