Irene Scaramazza, M.Div.,D.Min was born in western Pennsylvania. She was a Catholic sister for 21 years. Irene has been involved in various ministries: education (teaching and administration); community mental health counseling; preceptor for Doctoral students enrolled in Marriage and Family Therapy program; retreat and spiritual director, hospice chaplaincy, and presider for home church and other local groups in Columbus, Ohio. Irene has a Marriage and Family Therapy certification in Clinical Pastoral Education. She was ordained a priest on May 24, 2014 in Brecksville, Ohio.