The daughter of a Hispanic immigrant and a Mohawk Indian, Rev. Janine was raised to be the “non-traditional traditionalist” that most of her friends know her to be. Adamant that everyone has a place at the table, she comes to us with as diverse an educational background as her home life. In addition to her Masters of Arts in Pastoral Theology (MAPTh), she is a licensed attorney, holds both a Juris Doctorate (JD) and Masters of Business Administration (MBA), graduating with Distinction. She also holds a Doctorate in Ministry, Applied Ministries (D. Min) from the Graduate Theological Foundation in South Bend, Indiana and attended the University of Oxford summer theology program. She is a founding member of both Interfaith Clergy Committees supporting Marriage Equality California and San Diego Pride.
A member of the Communion of Conciliar Catholic Churches® Diocese of California
Rev. Janine was ordained to the sacred Priesthood on Saturday November 20, 2004, at All Saints Parish for the Catholic Church of America. She was later appointed Vicar General to serve the Diocese. In January of 2005 she was appointed and installed as Pastor of All Saints Parish. On May 22, 2016, The Right Reverend was elevated to the Sacred Order of Bishops and now serves as the Administrative Bishop for the Communion of Conciliar Catholic Churches® as well as the Auxiliary Bishop for Missions.
Deepest to our heart is to provide a home for All of the People of God, not just some of them….”We are proud to serve those that Rome, for now, has turned away from its table. This includes the divorced, those who are conscientious dissenters, the marginalized, the LGBT community and countless others. It is our prayer that we be the Church that the Lord revealed to us in the Gospels; the kind that Welcomes all...everywhere...all the time...no exceptions!™ We make the rich traditions of Catholicism available to all who wish to love and serve their God in this particular way.”