Kathy Limber is a Sister of the Humility of Mary. Since 1993, she has served in emergency medical services as a paramedic and registered nurse in both Southwest Virginia and Southern West Virginia. She uses her background as an educator to prepare the next generation of paramedics to serve in rural Appalachia. A co-founder of Catholic Community Service in McDowell County, West Virginia, she is currently the accreditation coordinator for the paramedic program at Southwest Virginia Community College.

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Finding home in the mountains of Appalachia

Gifted moments in community, ministry and prayer have come with a shared life with the Appalachian community. Being a paramedic helped me to form a trusting relationship, and the community took me in as family.