Rosemary Beales

The Rev. Dr. Rosemary Beales is interim rector at St. Aidan's Episcopal Church in Alexandria, Va. She most recently served for 12 years as chaplain to the lower school at St. Stephen’s & St. Agnes School, also in Alexandria. Rosemary is a practitioner and trainer in the Godly Play method of religious formation, which she credits for her journey into priesthood after 25 years as a professional journalist. She is a grateful mother of 3, grandmother of 7, and companion to a polydactyl cat.