Mother Catherine grew up in the Dallas area. She graduated from Vassar College with a Bachelor of Arts in 1993; and earned a Master of Divinity from Virginia Theological Seminary in 2000. Prior to being called to serve at Annunciation, Mtr. Catherine has served as a Curate at St. Anne Episcopal Church in DeSoto, Texas, Assistant at St. Philip’s Episcopal Church in Frisco, Texas, and as Rector of Trinity Episcopal Church in Natchitoches, Louisiana. Mtr. Catherine has served in numerous roles in the community, at the diocesan level, and for the national church. She is married to Dr. Mark Thompson and has two children.