A Faithful Worker in the Vineyard of the Lord
A convert to Catholicism, Sarah Nelson knows her faith and is passionate about teaching and sharing it with others. As the director of religious education at the Shrine of St. Therese, she constantly seeks out new ways to engage parishioners in faith formation. In addition to sacramental preparation and essential religious education classes, she has brought new programs into the parish that focus on rallying the youth. She has recruited popular speakers to visit Pueblo and coordinated March for Life and World Youth Day activities with other groups throughout the diocese. By building a network, encouraging volunteers and creating new ministry opportunities, Sarah Nelson is brightly illuminating her community.