Created by God, Called by Jesus Christ, Guided by the Holy Spirit




Pastor Diane was called to serve the Salisbury Congregational Church in January 2011. She graduated from Yale Divinity School and was ordained by the United Church of Christ in 2006. In 2017 she earned a Doctorate in Ministry from Hartford Seminary with a concentration on Inter-religious Understanding and Peacemaking. Ministry is a second career for Pastor Diane. She has an undergraduate degree in Political Science from American University and a Master’s Degree in Human Development from the University of Maryland. She enjoyed a 20-year career in social justice advocacy focused on addressing violence against women. Pastor Diane lives in Salisbury with her husband, Dr. Joseph Catania, a general surgeon at Sharon Hospital. They have two grown sons: Joey of Washington, DC and Andrew of San Diego, California.


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Favorite Bible Passage:
What does the Lord require of you but to do justice, and to love kindness, and to walk humbly with your God.
Favorite Books:
Imitation of Christ –Thomas a Kempis
Upstream – Mary Oliver


You shall love the Lord your God with your whole heart, soul and mind and love your neighbor as yourself.

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One thought on “Created by God, Called by Jesus Christ, Guided by the Holy Spirit

  1. A.M. Deigloriam says:

    Dear Pastor Diane,

    I enjoyed your message on idolatry and agree and fear for our neighbors. Please read and share the following books.

    Witnesses to a Great Miracle by A.M. Deigloriam…

    Miracles Beyond Our Comprehension by A.M. Deigloriam…

    Return to Christianity by A.M. Deigloriam….


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