Miriam Picconi of Palm Coast, Florida, has served the church for over 51 years. She spent 25 years as a religious sister; after leaving her community she continued in leadership positions in Religious Education, Youth Ministry, Retreat Ministry, and all aspects of Parish Ministry. Miriam has an MS in Religious Studies. She co-facilitates a monthly Eucharist in St Augustine, FL, in Palm Coast, FL and ministers as a Hospice Volunteer. Miriam is co-pastor of Inclusive Catholic Ministries which has been established to serve the northeast area of Florida. Miriam was ordained a priest on April 14, 2012.