Esther Garcia
Director of Outreach and Diocesan Relations (Dallas, TX)

Esther Garcia develops and coordinates effective community outreach with Catholic (arch)dioceses, parishes, and community, to support meaningful participation of individuals with disabilities in the Catholic Church and society and to enrich a varied audience on catechesis and cultural diversity.

Garcia holds a Bachelor’s degree in Communications, Certificate of Bible Studies, Pastoral Formation, Master Catechist and Catechetical Leadership training from the Diocese of Dallas, over 29 years of experience as a catechist, community and ecclesial volunteer, worked as Faith Formation Director at Sacred Heart Parish, Diocese of Dallas and teacher at Autism Treatment Center of Dallas, She is specialized in leading catechetical programs for children, youth, adults, and families. In addition, she leads programs in special education -autism/disabilities- early childhood in multicultural communities. Esther is a member of the National Conference for Catechetical Leadership (NCCL), Federation for Catechesis with Hispanic (FCH), Pastoral Juvenil LA RED, and the National Catholic Council for Hispanic Ministry (NCCHM).