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Supporting Elected Women Religious
Leaders in a Time of Global Transition

with Mary Waskowiak, RSM
and Don Bisson, FMS


January 15-17, 2017

Begins with dinner on Sunday
Concludes at lunch on Tuesday


$295 Overnight / $250 Commuter
Registration closes January 3, 2017

Are you looking for tools for healthy leadership and support?

Join a community of others embarked on the leadership journey – and be empowered for personal growth and transformation.

We will be explore these dimensions of leadership:

  •  Holding the reality
  •  Discernment
  •  Mission

... in a Jungian framework.




Mary Waskowiak, RSM is a Sister of Mercy and certified/trained spiritual director and coach. Mary has served in leadership for 16 years.

She is a founder of the Mercy Leadership Development Program and works with others in leadership formation-development programs.

Sister Mary is also available for spiritual direction, coaching sessions, group facilitation and on-site retreats. Contact:

  Mary Waskowiak

Don Bisson, FMS is a spiritual director, trainer, and supervisor of directors, who is widely respected as a commentator and workshop leader on the inter-relationship of spirituality and psychology. 

A Marist brother based in New York, Don has graduate degrees in liturgy, spirituality, and transpersonal psychology, and a D.Min. from the Pacific School of Religion in the area of Spiritual Direction and Jungian Psychology. 

  Don Bisson




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Overnight registration includes:

  •  Single bedrooms; dormitory-style bathrooms; kitchenette on each floor
  •  Locally-sourced fresh produce, soups, salad, vegetarian and meat entrees
  •  Guests are welcome to bring foods to supplement our meal service
  •  We cannot provide all-vegan or special dietary menus


Please read all of the following information:

  •  We accept MasterCard and Visa, USA and Canada only
  •  Please select either Overnight or Commuter registration
  •  An account is optional—credit card data is not stored

Overseas Residents: Please do not register online. Email to register.

Or call (650) 340-7454 for further information.



Please read our cancellation and refund policy.


Photo credit: Michael W. May ("Springing")