Theresa has 19 years experience in church ministry at St. Mary’s, East Islip, serving in Youth Ministry, Family Life Ministry, Religious Education and Baptism Ministry. She graduated from Pastoral Formation Institute in 1997 with a third year track in Family Life Ministry. She has been a Spiritual Director since 2011 and is currently serving on the Diocesan Core Planning Team for Youth Ministers. She provided counseling in Alcohol and Substance Abuse as a CASAC from 1983-1997. Theresa has been married to Michael since 1983 and they have three grown children. They have been host parents to four International students from China and Korea. She is excited to become a part of this community, building the kingdom of God with the young church and all of God’s people.