Cathy Stevens was born and raised in the Catholic faith, and has been married to Deacon Rick for 36 years. His ordination in May 2017, following years of intensive formation, has enriched her faith in countless ways, including the gift of befriending so many inspiring Catholic women along the way. They have a grown son and daughter, Matthew and Katie.
Cathy is a nurse who manages clinical operations for a pharmaceutical company. In her free time, she enjoys freelancing for the Catholic Spirit, tutors ESL students, and serves at St. Ann Parish in Raritan as an Extraordinary Minister and Lector. She believes in working together for worthy causes by strengthening communication, collaboration and spiritual unity. Cathy also belongs to the Sgt. John Basilone Columbiettes and the Rosarian Altar Society at St. Ann.
As of early 2018, she is eagerly anticipating a new chapter of her life as a grandmother, with the birth of her daughter Katie and husband Steve’s first child.
Kimberly Mailley, M.A.P.M.
Assistant Director, Center for Diaconal Formation
School of Theology
Kimberly A. Mailley, M.A.P.M., is Assistant Director of the Center for Diaconal Formation. She has 30 years of experience in office management, including seven years in continuing education and retreats for priests. Before working at ICSST, she was Assistant Director of the International Institute for Clergy Formation at Seton Hall University. In collaboration with the Center for Diaconal Formation’s Advisory Committee consisting of wives of deacons from multiple dioceses, Kimberly has developed spiritual enrichment programs and initiatives for wives of deacons and deacon candidates, and for deacon couples. In collaboration with wives of deacons, she developed a blog, Called to Greater Love, to serve wives of deacons and deacon candidates. Kimberly earned her M.A. in Pastoral Ministry in December 2017 from Immaculate Conception Seminary School of Theology. She earned her B.S. in Business Management with a Finance concentration from Rutgers University Newark College of Arts and Sciences and has a Certificate in Youth Ministry awarded by Immaculate Conception Seminary School of Theology and the Center for Ministry Development, Gig Harbor, WA. She served as Coordinator of Youth Ministry for 19 years and, in July 2015, was appointed Pastoral Associate for the New Evangelization at Saint James the Apostle Church, Springfield, NJ where she served for three years. She is a voting member of the National Association of Diaconate Directors. Kimberly co-authored “A Special Occasion for New Jersey’s Deacons,” an article on the Center for Diaconal Formation’s National Diaconate Convocation, which was published in the March 2017 issue of Deacon Digest.