Catholic Charities Maine in Portland, which is celebrating its 50th anniversary this year, installed two new board members at its November meeting, according to a news release from the agency.

Kimberly Suttie, of Waterville, is the pastoral life coordinator for Corpus Christi Parish in Waterville, overseeing the liturgical and catechetical ministries of the parish as well as parish communications. She holds a bachelor’s degree from College of the Holy Cross in Worcester, Mass., and has taken graduate level courses at Boston College. Suttie has worked in Parish Ministry for more than 23 years serving in many different roles. She is a member of Corpus Christi Parish, Waterville.

Kathy Dyer, of Houlton, is a retiree with more than three decades of volunteer and professional work in the field of Faith Formation on both the parish and diocesan levels. Dyer holds a Bachelor of Arts in English from the University of Maine in Orono and an Masters of Art in Religious Education from Providence College in Providence, Rhode Island. Since retiring, she and her husband, Roger, have been avid travelers and the very busy managers of Mildred’s Pantry, the ecumenical food pantry based at St. Mary of the Visitation in Houlton. In addition to her role at the food pantry, Dyer is a minister of the eucharist, a lector (and lector trainer), a member of the Parish Council, and she also meets with families for Baptism preparation and conducts interviews for marriage annulments.

About Catholic Charities Maine

Since 1966, Catholic Charities Maine has provided high-quality, community-based, social services to people of all faiths, beliefs, and economic backgrounds. As one of the largest human service agencies in the state, we are committed to helping children and adults overcome adversity and achieve self-sufficiency. More than .91 of every dollar we receive goes directly to serving our neighbors in need. To learn more, please visit or call 800-781-8550.

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