July 9 - 26, 2018 at St. Gertrude Monastery in Cottonwood, ID
"Prefer Nothing Whatever to Christ: Good Zeal on the Journey"
Director: Sister Teresa Jackson
is a member of the Monastery of St. Gertrude in Cottonwood, Idaho. She made first profession in 2000. She has a bachelor's degree in history from UCLA, a J.D. from Golden Gate University, an M.A. in spirituality from Santa Clara University and a certificate in monastic studies from St. John's. She has worked with the retreat ministry, membership (vocation, volunteers, oblates) and teaches formation classes and Benedictine spirituality programs.
Co-Director: Sister Julie Sewell
is a member of Our Lady of Grace Monastery in Beech Grove, Indiana. She received a Bachelor of Arts degree majoring in history and philosophy from the Edgecliff College of Xavier University in Cincinnati, Ohio. She worked on the administrative side of healthcare in areas of planning and marketing prior to becoming a member of Our Lady of Grace Monastery. She completed a two-year training program in spiritual direction at the Benedict Inn Retreat and Conference Center. Since entering the monastery, she has served in the Development Office, as the Director of Spirituality at the Benedict Inn offering retreats, being responsible for the spiritual direction training program as well as offering spiritual direction. She is currently the Vocation Director for Our Lady of Grace Monastery.
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