Pastoral Associate

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Stefanie, and her family, have been members of IHM since 2010 with the newest addition to the family being welcomed in the church in 2016. She has over 18 years of experience as a Director of Youth Ministry 8 of them being here at IHM. In the summer of 2020 she switched into the role of Faith Formation coordinator and Pastoral Associate. She will continue to follow her calling to be a part of the faith journey in the lives of Catholics and those interested in the Catholic faith as long as the Lord wills it.  She is creative and innovative in ways of catechizing that will inspire and transform hearts through the guidance of the Holy Trinity. She has a special gift of ruining great jokes but has one or two she can tell really well.  Stefanie was born and raised in the Grand Rapids area and is a graduate of Aquinas College. Stefanie enjoys laughing, sewing, reading, camping and spending time with family and friends.