Why ‘Father’ Cathie?

What to call a female priest

Lots of people laugh when I say I am ‘Father Cathie’, or I get very quizzical looks. Occasionally, even hostility!

Lots of people don’t know what to call a female priest, minister, or pastor. Since I am an Episcopal priest, I use a clergy title – for me, it is ‘Father’.

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What LinkedIn Thinks I’m Worth

What Linkedin thinks I'm worth

Like so many, they are programmed to believe that what clergy do is serve in congregations, mostly for low pay, and that we don’t mind ‘volunteering’ for things because we are not in it for the money.

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Your word is truth

General Seminary

I was prepared to lead an institution that felt much more solid than it was. This brings both sadness and strength.

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