Deborah Scionti Earns National Certification
Deborah Scionti, BCC, Director of Mission Integration at Mary Immaculate Health/Care Services, has earned national chaplaincy certification as awarded by the National Association of Catholic Chaplains. This achievement is based upon her body of pastoral work, written application and meetings with the interview team.
In making this announcement, the Certification Commission noted that Ms. Scionti’s “professional achievement is public recognition by the Catholic Church in the United States that (she) has seriously pursued education for ministry and that (she) is prepared for and personally committed to quality pastoral care.”
As Mary Immaculate’s Director of Mission Integration, Ms. Scionti directs the Spiritual Care team and is responsible for building and nurturing an environment in which the mission and values of MI are integrated throughout all departments, services and activities. She is responsible for planning and conducting all mission activities within the organization, and is the mission representative on the Senior Leadership team.
Ms. Scionti joined Mary Immaculate in 2006 and has served in a variety of capacities, including as Director of Spiritual Care. She holds a Bachelor’s Degree from Merrimack College, a Master’s Degree in Pastoral Theology from St. Joseph’s College in Maine, and has completed her clinical pastoral education through Holy Family Hospital.
Ms. Scionti is a resident of Salem, NH, and spends much of her leisure time in the company of Aimee, who serves as a comfort dog much to the delight of MI’s residents, family members and staff.