2018-19 Retreat and Spiritual Presenters

ister Jean Marie Holup, SS.C.M.Sister Jean Marie Holup, SS.C.M., is the spiritual director of Saint Cyril’s Spiritual Center. She received her M.A. in Spirituality from Creighton University, Omaha, Neb., and completed her practicum at the Jesuit Center for Spiritual Growth, Wernersville, Pa. As an experienced spiritual director, she has witnessed the profound insights discovered through the working of the Holy Spirit during each person’s spiritual journey. She has been involved in retreat work on the East Coast, in several Midwestern States, and in Nova Scotia, Canada. For the past 25 years, she has accompanied laity, clergy of various denominations, and religious men and women throughout spiritual journeys.

Sister Chris Koellhoffer

Sister Chris Koellhoffer, a Sister Servant of the Immaculate Heart of Mary, engages in Mobile Spirituality Ministry, offering retreats, presentations, and enrichment programs on the road. Her background is in communications and spirituality, with professional experience in education, communications, pastoral work, and leadership. Chris is also a spiritual director and author of several books. She serves as a regular contributor to Living Faith and Creative Communications for the parish. Visit her blog, Mining the Now, at chriskoellhofferihm.org.

Lois Landis Miller

Lois Landis Miller is a spiritual director. She received her training through Kairos School of Spiritual Formation located at the Jesuit Center for Spiritual Growth, Wernersville, Pa. Lois has a B.S. in Elementary Education. She is married, the mother of three adult children and grandmother to two. Currently, Lois enjoys volunteering with NODA (No One Dies Alone) and serving as a chaplain at Evangelical Hospital in Lewisburg. She is also involved in pastoral care and prayer ministries in her church, along with guiding contemplative retreats as a spiritual director.

LuAnn Sgrecci O’Connell

LuAnn Sgrecci O’Connell is a spiritual director and retreat leader who received spiritual direction training through Oasis Ministries and has an M.S. in Public Policy Analysis and a B.A. in Economics from the University of Rochester. She is involved at her Church. Learning and helping others learn has been a theme throughout her life. LuAnn’s interests are a reflection God as Creator, Artist and Teacher. She enjoys reading, writing, creativity, nature and contemplative living. For fun she collects Nancy Drew books and has created an evocation of Sherlock Holmes’ study in her home.