Director of Faith Formation
Phone: (864) 422-1648 ext 209
Katie Orbon is a native of Arizona, where she graduated from Arizona State University with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Intercultural Communication in 1992. She then proceeded to earn a Master of Arts degree in Theology and Christian Ministry from Franciscan University of Steubenville in 1998.
In Arizona, Katie was the Director of Youth Ministry at St. Francis Xavier Parish in Phoenix. She was responsible for Confirmation preparation, RCIA, and the junior high and high school youth programs, which included retreats and mission work, and a three-week pilgrimage in 2000 to Lisieux, France and World Youth Day in Rome.
For five years, Katie worked for Franciscan University of Steubenville, first as the Director of Alumni Relations and subsequently as the Director of International Students. Katie has also taught middle school religion at Our Lady of the Rosary Catholic School.
Currently, Katie is Director of Faith Formation and Communication. Her responsibilities for the parish include RCIA and other sacramental preparation, overseeing the religion curriculum for the school, directing the religious education program, and overseeing the parish website.
Katie has been married to her husband Karl since 2004 and they have lived in the Greenville area with their son Max since 2007.