“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.