Short Bio: Rachel serves as the Executive Director of The GIVEN Institute which seeks to activate the gifts of young adult women for the Church and the world. A graduate of Franciscan University of Steubenville, she majored in Theology and Catechetics and then obtained her Masters in Education Administration from Johns Hopkins University.
Prior to joining GIVEN, Rachel worked in the Archdiocese of Baltimore for over twelve years supporting parishes and schools with their advancement efforts. Rachel has also taught theology courses in Catholic schools and served as Campus Minister at Mount de Sales Academy under the leadership of the Dominican Sisters of St. Cecilia.
Rachel is a graduate of Franciscan University of Steubenville, where she majored in Theology and Catechetics and obtained her Masters in Education Administration from Johns Hopkins University.
Rachel is a harpist and has traveled to Australia, Israel, and all over Europe (favorite cities being Rome, Lourdes, and Fatima). Her greatest source of joy is her husband Tony and her children, Evangeline and Cooper.
“My deepest desire is to see you in heaven. Every woman who encounters The GIVEN Institute is a chosen daughter of God. My prayer is that you will receive the gift that you are, realize the gifts you have been given, and respond with the gift that only YOU can give. I am honored to accompany you on this journey.
Wonder Women - Rise Up!
While exploring JPII’s Mediation on Givenness and throwing in plenty of pop culture references, Rachel shares the key to restoring culture...raising up Catholic female leaders! Through the example of Our Lady of Guadalupe, woman can heal a hurting world.
Discover the gift only YOU can give, because of the gift that YOU are
Women struggle with discovering their gifts, especially in our current culture that confuses the dignity of femininity. Come and discover your gifts by first receiving the gift that you are, realizing the gifts you have been given, and finally responding with the gift only YOU can give.
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