Child Faith Formation Coordinator
Cathy is a cradle Catholic who attended Catholic grade and high school in Pennsylvania. Graduating from Drexel University in Philadelphia with her BS in Dietetics: Nutrition and Food, she completed a dietetic internship at Boston Beth Israel Hospital. She worked as a Hospital Administrative Dietitian for 11 years until adoption of her 2 beautiful children from Korea, Michael and Christine.
Having a passion for teaching, Cathy pursued Early Childhood Education certification and taught Preschool at United Methodist and St Francis of Assisi School. Since 1994, Cathy has been very active at St. Martins having served as Lector, Faith Speaker, Catechist, WINGS Shepherd Coordinator, Catholic Media Librarian, Minister of Communion to the Sick, Hospitality Minister, Saint Francis School Parish Liaison, Saint Francis School Faith Formation Team Member, Coordinator for Priest Meals, Rosary/Divine Mercy Group Coordinator, as well as planning Parent Meetings, Liturgies, Retreats, and Generations of Faith Festivals. Cathy has volunteered as a Confirmation Teacher since 2004 and was hired as Confirmation Coordinator in October 2012.
Cathy married her high school sweetheart, Mike, whose career relocated them around the country to Boston, New Jersey, Ohio, Georgia and finally settled in California in 1993. She loves serving her parish family at St Martin de Porres.