Chiara Lorenzetti

Chiara serves the Patrons of the Arts in the Vatican Museums (PAVM) as Communications & Education Manager. She has duties pertaining to coordinating research, providing in-house expertise as a Webmaster and Graphic Designer, coordinating the Internship-Fellowship-Volunteering Program, and contributing as in-house editor, translator and writer for our office publications.


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Lorna Richardson

As Secretary of our North American Office, Lorna is in charge of processing patron memberships, gathering and updating our Etapestry data, and helping to coordinate patron visits with the Rome Office. Please contact Lorna regarding any membership issues you may have.


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Romina Cometti

Romina works as a project manager and coordinator, serving as the chief liaison between all restoration laboratories of the Vatican Museums, the Patrons Office and the donors in addition to conducting exclusive Patrons tours.



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Sara Savoldello

Sara works as a director of operations in the Patrons Office, collaborating and organizing events and exclusive tours in the Vatican, facilitating exhibitions, and regulating affairs of public relations. She is the crucial point person between the Vatican Museums and the Patrons.


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Fr. Daniel Hennessy, L.C.

Father Daniel Hennessy, LC is a member of the religious congregation of the Legionaries of Christ since 1993. He was ordained a priest in 2006 after a long period of study and preparation which took him to Connecticut, New York, Rome, Venezuela and back to Rome. He holds degrees in Philosophy and Theology from the Pontifical Athenaeum Regina Apostolorum in Rome. Prior to coming to the Patrons of the Arts in the Vatican Museums, Father Daniel served for seven years as a retreat master, spiritual director and guide for faith formation programs in the Archdiocese of Philadelphia. Originally from Dallas, Texas, he has enjoyed being immersed in different cultures and making friends with people from so many different places and walks of life. He loves discovering God and his goodness in the artistic expression of the human spirit, but also in the wonderful beauty of nature. Father Daniel loves learning, and is always ready for a cycling excursion or a quiet spot on a river for some fly-fishing.