Cindy has been a teacher, catechist and presenter for talks in and around her diocese of Paterson NJ for the past ten years. In 2014, she became the “first born” graduate of the Theology of the Body Institute’s Certification Program in Downingtown, PA. and also currently serves as diocesan Coordinator of Marriage Ministry. She has been invited to speak on several topics of Catholic faith, but most especially has brought the Theology of the Body to numerous parishes and to St Paul Inside the Walls Evangelization Center in Madison, NJ.  She is currently pursuing her Masters in Theology at Seton Hall University.

Bearing witness to the truth of our creation as unique and unrepeatable persons with a purpose to shine and give glory to God in our distinct vocations and “corners of the Kingdom”, she offers inspiration to the engaged, married, parish religious education and family faith programs, and as a guest speaker for retreats/parish programs. She is a published author of many articles, and a contributor to the Catholic Mom’s Prayer Companion (Ave Maria Press). She blogs at cindyacostello.com, Gifts Into Flame Ministries. Cindy is married 31 years to her husband Tom and they have 5 gorgeous young adult children.