“I do believe this was a response to a call from God.”
Her name is Elizabeth Simcoe.
This exceptionally good video produced by America Media describes her this way:
[She is] a lay woman appointed by her bishop to run St. Vincent de Paul parish in Albany, NY. It’s a demanding job that requires strong leadership and the ability to collaborate and listen. It’s about being “pastoral” which isn’t an attitude reserved only for ordained priests.
Take a look and see what you think.