Kateri Mancini has been named director of social concerns for Catholic Charities of the Diocese of St. Cloud. Mancini will engage faith communities with Catholic Charities’ mission.
She previously worked as the coordinator of mission education at the St. Cloud Diocesan Mission Office.
Within the community, she dedicates her time to Christ Church Newman Center and serves on the Peace and Social Justice Committee.
“I look forward to the opportunity to help the community of central Minnesota put their faith into action while living out Catholic Charities’ mission,” Mancini said in a press release.
The Department of Social Concerns promotes Catholic social teaching, which Catholic Charities is founded on. The staff encourages the Catholic community at large to consider what it means to live the Gospel message of love, according to its mission statement.
Mancini received her master’s degree in theology and pastoral ministry from St. John’s University. She received her bachelor’s in organizational communications and religions from Concordia College, Moorhead.
“We are extremely blessed to have Kateri join our leadership team,” said Steve Pareja, executive director of Catholic Charities, in a press release. “Her devoted faith, outstanding abilities and past experiences will have a great impact on both our organization and the community.”