Valeria Downey, is our Associate Youth Minister. This is Val's 4th year in this position.
A graduate of St. Michael’s School, and a St. Michael’s Youth Ministry member in high school - Valeria has been involved with both St. Theresa’s and St. Michael’s for close to twenty years now . She has been a regular fixture as a Head Chaperone on our trips and events.
Valeria works at Westfield Imaging Center in Westfield as a “PACS” Administrator.
Valeria also works for the Archdiocesan Youth & Young Adult Ministry Office as the Archdiocesan Grammar School Volleyball League Coordinator - overseeing the league that has 20 girls grammar school teams in it.
Valeria resides in Cranford and is married to one of our chaperones—Kevin. They have a dog named “Chance”.
Valeria is very excited to get the chance to work more with the High School Program now and also with the TEAM in carrying out Youth Ministry for St. Michael’s and St. Theresa’s .