Biography of Elaine Pfaff

Elaine Pfaff was ordained to the diaconate on July 7, 2022, at ARCWP’s annual retreat and 20th anniversary in Fort Meyers. Her ordination to the priesthood followed on October 10, 2022. She had been a follower and supporter of the Women’s priest movement since it’s beginning and was serving various communities and house churches as minister and priest since the 1970’s.

Elaine is a certified spiritual director, pastoral counselor, and teacher. She is active in social justice, married 55 years to Rick, parent of 2 and grandmother of 6.

She lives in North Carolina, having relocated from New Jersey and is glad to be among ARCWP!