A new vision in ministry
August 13, 2019
By Amanda LePoire
In more than 50 years as a Sister of Mercy, Sister Victoria Incrivaglia has ministered as a teacher and licensed therapist. But a gift of a digital camera for her 50th Jubilee reignited her passion for photography, which has become a catalyst for redesigning the therapeutic approaches of the ministry.
Almost 20 of the 37 years Sister Victoria spent as a licensed therapist were at McAuley Counseling Services, which she co-founded in 1999 in Springfield, Missouri. Knowing that it was the right moment to engage in a transition and a different journey professionally, she asked to have time for a sabbatical. Simultaneously, she approached the board of directors regarding the hearing loss she had experienced and its implications for her role within the ministry.Read More