Bishop Catherine S. Roskam

Bishop Suffragan


Bishop Catherine S. Roskam

"I love being bishop. I love this work. I feel deeply called to it" - The Rt. Rev. Catherine S. Roskam


Until the end of 2011, Bishop Roskam oversaw the 66 congregations of Region II, including Westchester, Rockland and Putnam counties providing support for congregational development, clergy care and leadership training. Her vision for mission includes a deep commitment to youth and young adults and to cultural and racial inclusiveness.

Bishop Roskam served on the Executive Council of the Episcopal Church as Chair of the International Concerns Committee and is a representative from the Episcopal Church to the Anglican Consultative Council. She was instrumental in founding the Global Women's Fund, a diocesan program devoted to empowering women in the developing world, as well as The Carpenter's Kids.

Prior to her call to the episcopacy, Bishop Roskam served as missioner for the Episcopal Diocese of California and in various parishes both in California and New York, including Holy Apostles, Manhattan, where she did extensive AIDS work and also developed the counseling and referral service for Holy Apostles Soup Kitchen.


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