Kate O'Quinn - Spiritual Developmebnt
Kate became a member of the Catholic Women’s League from the age of 16 (a Birthday gift from her mother!!) In September of 2001, Kate became an active executive member in St. Joseph the Worker Parish in Oshawa, Durham Region, as Education Committee Chair, 1st Vice President and President Elect, before becoming President for the 2012 – 2014 term. She is very blessed to be working with such amazing, dedicated, faith-filled women in her Parish Council!
Kate keeps active in her Parish CWL with helping to organize many events, including the Annual Bazaar, Family Turkey Dinner and Irish Pub Night. Kate served two years as Durham Regional Chair and at the Diocesan level she was Legislation Chair for two years and is now beginning her two year term as Spiritual Development Chair.
Kate is very active in her parish – she was a member of the Parish Council and was also involved with the Children’s Liturgy. She currently organizes the Music Ministry and provides music for one of the Masses. She is also on the Board of Directors for Catholic Family Services of Durham and acts as their Vice Chair.
Kate is a retired Catholic School Principal who spent 30 years in her teaching vocation with the Durham Catholic District School Board. During this time, Kate completed her Masters in Religious Education. Kate and her husband Manny have two wonderful boys and daughter-in-law and one grandson.