by Ben Sworh
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THE REV. KATHLEEN “KATE” CULLINANE
The Rev. Kathleen J. Cullinane currently serves as Chaplain at St. Vincent Hospice in Indianapolis. She has been working as a Chaplain at St. Vincent for over three years.
Kate was associate dean and canon missioner at Christ Church Cathedral, Indianapolis, a congregation diverse in race, income, sexuality and political opinion for over seven years. She was responsible for all mission and outreach beyond the walls of the Cathedral (including local, diocesan, national and global mission projects), overseeing a budget of more than $1 million. As associate dean, she served on the Cathedral’s senior management team, directed programs, provided personnel supervision and served as primary administrative lead for Cathedral clergy.
Before Christ Church, Kate served 12 years as rector of St. Mary’s, a primarily Japanese-American and Belizean congregation in the Koreatown area of Los Angeles. She has spent all of her 23 years of full-time professional ministry in multi-cultural contexts as religion teacher, hospital administrator, homeless ministry director, a United Way social-service refugee-resettlement agency executive director, and Presiding Bishop’s Fund for World Relief field representative. She also served as campus minister and HIV/AIDS education coordinator at Makerere University, Uganda.
For the Episcopal Church, Kate has served as Social Responsibility in Investments Committee chair and Brazil/USA Bilateral Committee member. She has been a member of the Program Committee for Kanuga Camp and Conference Center, the Episcopal Network for Stewardship, and the diocesan Global Missions and Restructure committees.
Kate has an M.Div. and S.T.M. (Spiritual Direction) from The General Theological Seminary, New York, and Bachelor of Science degree in biology and theology from Loyola Marymount University, Los Angeles.
She enjoys cooking, gardening and spending time with friends.
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