Sr. Anne Louise Frederick, OSB
Our Lady of Grace Monastery, Beech Grove, IN
NADI 2017 Director
Sister Anne Louise Frederick first entered religious life in 1994 and made her First Profession as a Benedictine sister at Our Lady of Grace Monastery in Beech Grove in 2004. She holds a bachelor’s degree in industrial engineering from Purdue University and a master’s degree in Secondary Education from Indiana University. She is currently working towards a master’s in Pastoral Theology from St. Meinrad Seminary and School of Theology. She has served as formation director for her community since 2009.
Sr. Mary Colleen Schwarz, OSB
Benet Hill Monastery, Colorado Springs, CO
NADI 2017 Co-Director
With background in nursing, Sister Mary Colleen is vocation director, affiliate director and a member of the formation team of her monastery. A spiritual director, she is a faculty staff team member for the Benedictine Spiritual Formation Program since 2005 and Global on-line Benedictine Spiritual Formation (both are two- year spiritual direction certification programs). Mary Colleen serves on the leadership team of her community.