Samantha “Sammie” Carel is our new Life Education Coordinator for Defending Life…Educating the Next Generation. Sammie has many years experience as a youth minister and will provide pro-life education programs to teens and youth ministers.
After completing her degree at Northern Arizona University, Sammie began working the Diocese of Phoenix. She served as Youth Minister for six years and has built programs starting at ground zero. Sammie has been blessed tow work with hundreds of teens throughout Phoenix and Flagstaff and is so excited to dive into this new realm of ministry.
Sammie will be directing our Boy Talk / Girl Talk educations sessions for Jr. High and High School teens to provide life-affirming education on the difficult subjects that teens face in today’s society.
She will also develop relationships with Youth Ministers and offer support through continuing education sessions and resources that Youth Ministers can bring to their respective parish teen groups.
Sammie’s responsibilities will also include working with community parishes, schools, and organizations to host or participate in pro-life and educational events.