Leading from the Soul in Troubled Times: A Call to Live in Hope. Workshop for Women and Men in Congregational Leadership

With Don Bisson, FMS and Mary Waskowiak, RSM 

Are you looking for tools for healthy pro-active leadership and support? Be renewed and refreshed at Mercy by the Sea on Long Island Sound. Join a community of others on the leadership journey and be empowered for personal growth and transformation. Experience the power of your call to leadership for these times. We will explore these dimensions of leadership in a Jungian and spiritual contexts including:

  • Holding congregational and world realities which test our limits; 
  • Discerning and making difficult choices as things shift quickly; and  
  • Shaping Mission for new and available members.

The workshop will run from Monday, September 17, at 5:30 p.m. to 1 p.m. on Wednesday, September 19.

Cost of the workshop is $395 for single occupancy accommodations; $350 for double rooms. This fee includes the program, all meals from dinner on Monday to lunch on Wednesday, and accommodations with private bath. There is also a discount for teams of three participants or more: $375 per person single occupancy; $330 per person double occupancy.  There is a commuter rate of $225 per person, which includes all meals except breakfasts.

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. He is on the leadership team of his province. A Marist brother based in New York, he 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. For more information go to his website.  

Mary Waskowiak, RSM is a Sister of Mercy and certified/trained spiritual director and executive coach. She has served in elected leadership for 16 years. Mary enjoys working with individuals, teams and groups in the design and implementation of programs in the areas of Spirituality-Leadership and in Coaching-Spiritual Direction. Mary has degrees/certifications in pastoral theology, spiritual direction and coaching.


Sessions:  1
Dates:  9/17/2018 to 9/19/2018
Instructors:  Don Bisson, FMS
Mary Waskowiak, RSM
Fees: 
$395.00   (Single occupancy)

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