Katherine Coolidge is the Director for Parish and Diocesan Services for the Catherine of Siena Institute. She joined the Institute staff as the Called & Gifted Coordinator in 2014 after two decades of parish ministry as catechist, program coordinator, youth minister, director of evangelization, liturgist and pastoral associate. In addition to helping parishes and dioceses fruitfully implement the Called & Gifted discernment process, she also travels internationally on behalf of the Institute speaking to pastoral leaders in parishes and dioceses on evangelization, disciple-making and apostolic formation. The author of a chapter in Becoming a Parish of Intentional Disciples, she is a recognized master catechist in two dioceses and possesses a Masters of Arts in Pastoral Studies from St. Joseph College of Maine. On her off time, she enjoys quilting, gardening and hanging out with her husband, Michael and cat, Lady, on her 2.5 acres of heaven in Colorado Springs, Colorado.