Susan Marie Guzik, of Eastlake, OH is a widow, mother and grandmother. After her theological studies, she received certification as a Lay Ecclesial Minister in the Diocese of Cleveland. She has volunteered in the diocese as a pastoral minister and has been an active pastoral leader in her parish. For the past 15 years she has been part of the leadership team in the Stephen Ministry program at St. Mary Magdalene Parish in Willowick, OH and for the past seven years served as their Director/Advisor. Susan was ordained a deacon on May 24, 2014 and a priest on June 30, 2018, in Brecksville, Ohio.