Maria Vargo is a Los Angeles-based actress. She is delighted to be playing the role of St. Faustina in Saint Luke Productions’ Faustina: Messenger of Divine Mercy. An accomplished professional actress, her resume includes numerous roles in both theater and film. She also served as the artistic director and producer for a faith-based theater in Los Angeles. In addition, Maria is a talented singer, songwriter, and voice teacher. Her passion for music led her to produce a Christian CD entitled Fire Tries Iron. She also uses her talents to serve God by singing as a cantor at Mass. Aside from her artistic pursuits, she is a speaker on chastity and sexual abstinence. In this capacity, served as a missionary to Uganda in 2011.
Because of her own deep spiritual conversion several years ago, Maria is grateful for the opportunity to portray St. Maria Faustina Kowalska. A 20th century Polish mystic, St. Faustina’s personal encounters with Jesus have inspired a popular worldwide devotion to Christ's Divine Mercy. Maria is passionate about sharing the message of God’s endless mercy with the world since she has experienced His mercy in her own life.
Maria is a member of the Screen Actors Guild- American Federation of Television & Radio Artists (SAG-AFTRA), Actors' Equity, and the American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers.