Katie Sullivan is a native of Washington, DC. She describes service as something that is integral to who her family is, that it is not something they do, but who they are. Following graduation from the College of the Holy Cross (MA), she became a Franciscan Volunteer Minister. She lived, served, prayed as a Franciscan Volunteer Minister for two years with the community of St. Francis Inn in Philadelphia. She then worked for a year with the Sophomores of Villanova University before joining the staff of the FVM program. She is grateful for her Franciscan family and for the blessings of walking with others through the FVM program.