Meet the Staff
Contact our staff at the Good Shepherd House by calling 304-876-0231.
Kate Didden is our part-time Campus Minister. Kate resides in Shepherdstown along with her husband, David, and three children. Kate is a parishioner at St. Agnes in Shepherdstown. She loves gardening, cooking, and the many outdoor activities our lovely eastern panhandle has to offer. Kate has an MSW from Catholic University of America and is an adjunct faculty at Smith College School for Social Work.
Fr. Escalante is our Chaplain. Ordained to the Priesthood in the Diocese of Wheeling-Charleston, Father is also the associate pastor for St. James the Greater parish is Charlestown, WV. He is our celebrant for Sunday Mass, as well as our daily Mass on Mondays throughout the semester. His office hours are Mondays from 11am-3pm, he is available for Confession, Spiritual Direction and more. Father is also available to students on Tuesdays and Wednesdays at St. James parish by appointment 304-725-5558.