Mary Michele Regina Foley has served in ministry all her adult life, in parish, diocesan, healthcare, and campus ministry settings. She earned her B.A. in Religious Studies and Psychology from Saint Xavier University, Chicago, her Master of Divinity from The Chicago Theological Seminary, and her Doctor of Ministry degree from Catholic Theological Union in Chicago. She pastored two parishes as a lay parish director. She is a Board Certified Chaplain and is presently serving as an ACPE Supervisory Education Candidate, preparing to become a full CPE Supervisor. Mary has four adult sons, four daughters-in-law, and nine grandchildren, who are the joy of her life. Her ministry has been her second joy and she is grateful for the long journey leading her to Roman Catholic Womenpriests.