Jocelyn is a Catholic-Episcopal minister with a background in training leaders in deepening their cultural competency, educating to enhance diversity and multicultural awareness, and building a skill set of social justice practices that promote the dignity of each person and the common good. She ministers predominantly to discerning young adults and fractured organizational structures.
Most notably, she co-founded Contemplatives in Action, a retreat experience immediately following Hurricane Katrina and the subsequent flooding of New Orleans. Her facilitation and consultation style includes a deep listening and drive to create community that is worth living in with one another. Most recently, Jocelyn convenes QEIRS (Queer Educators in Religious Schools) and leverages her network to build capacity and advocacy especially for people most injured by current structures.
Currently, Jocelyn is the Pastoral Associate at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church in Burlingame, CA where she leads the [online] experience of prayer, education, and justice outreach and Associate Executive Director at Catholic Volunteer Network.
Jocelyn holds a Masters in Theological Studies from the Jesuit School of Theology at Berkeley and lives with her spouse and two daughters in Burlingame, CA.
His death, our own dying of our selves or our systems that oppress, can and does something. It LITERALLY liberates others.VIEW
Not only does Jesus hear me, he reminds me to take courage and calls me to take my place and be included among his followers.VIEW