Accomplished Pastoral Associate bringing more than 11 years' expertise in cultivating and shepherding community. Successful providing discipleship, welcoming new members, facilitating pastoral care to community. Accomplished in contributing to spiritual formation and disciple-making efforts. Excited to bring talent and spiritual leadership to growing church. Enthusiastic and eager to contribute to team success through hard work, attention to detail and excellent organizational skills. Motivated to learn, grow and excel .
I assist residents with compassionate, loving support, both pysically and emotionally to help them prepare to restart their home lives. I also do minimal house keeping at the Family Shelter.
Coordinate and spearheaded programs for parishioners of all ages. Supervise a seminarian from Christ the King Seminary each school year for their Field Education.
Supervise youth and young adults with various programs in and outside the parish.
I assist the secretary, business manager and Pastor with various projects to familiarize them with the daily operations of our parish.
I oversee many of the ministries with their leaders always able to come to me for any reason. Ex. Youth Ministry,Prison Ministry,Food Pantry Ministry, Christmas Outreach for approx. 30 families and 90 individual children.
I coordinate funerals, special Masses, social events, volunteer groups from outside the parish, transportation for parish excursions.
Work with children and young adults to fulfill their community service needs for school.
Provide spiritual care through phone calls, one on ones and visiting .
I have been involved in situations with families, refugees, ex-prisoners, foreign students, children, adults throughout all of my jobs and life. From early middle school I assisted our outreach person at church being brought into many "surprising" situations. I volunteered at a Nursing Home with Girl Scouts, Homeless Shelter program with present church , community events with the Kawanis, The Eastern Star ( womans group associated with the Masons), Veterans Hospital doing reflexology, Assisted an elderly priest in his later years, watched 4 children between the ages of 5 and 10 for half a year. I pride myself on my phone and customer/parishioner service abilities, and my ability to multi-task. I pay attention to details therefore have been awarded numerous grants through my talent.
I have traveled extensively and know the United States of America is the freeist place on the planet Earth. I appreciate and love GOD, my family, friends , work collegues and people in general. And I hope to come across as caring, kind and fair, in all that I do.
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