Board of Directors
Fr. Bob Longobucco
Fr. Leo Markert
Sr. Betsy VanDeusen
Sr. Betsy Van Deusen is a Sister of St. Joseph of Carondelet. She
has served as Parenting Counselor and Shelter Coordinator in the
Families in Crisis Program at Unity House in Troy, as Campus Minister at
Catholic Central High School in Troy, Director of St. John’s Center in
Albany’s South End, Director of Church Relations for Habitat for
Humanity International in Americus, GA, Pastoral Associate for Youth
Ministry at St. Helen’s in Schenectady/Niskayuna and presently serves as
Pastoral Associate for Evangelization there. Her
passion is inviting and challenging people to put faith into action and
to come into a deeper relationship with Jesus Christ.
Betsy has presented at the diocesan sponsored Spring Enrichment for
many years as well as many workshops, days of reflection and retreats. She
served as the Spiritual Director of the Cursillo Movement in the Albany
Diocese and is presently the Director of the newly established St.
Joseph Worker Program, a full time, year long volunteer program for
women 21-35 sponsored by the Sisters of St. Joseph of Carondelet. Check out the website as www.sjworkers.org.
Betsy believes in young people and serves on the Journey Board to
empower young people to embrace life sustaining faith that will
transform their lives.Mark Sabatini