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Spiritual Guidance Training Program "Taste and See" Day

Siena Retreat Center in Racine, Wisconsin offers an intensive two-year training program; the next session begins January 2019. 

Siena Retreat Center is offering a “Taste and See Day.”  Together with others, you will have an opportunity to:

Learn the elements of the training program

Experience some aspects of the weekend sessions

Meet the leadership team

Hear from and interact with practicing spiritual guides who have been trained in this program

Explore your questions

Numerous training programs exist with varying formats and approaches, each with its own gifts.

This Spiritual Guidance Training Program recognizes the evolutionary story of our Universe, the developing of faith traditions, and the unfolding of our personal and communal stories in light of our world today. Participants prepare to listen and respond as companions and witnesses to the stories of spiritual seekers.

Belief in God’s unconditional love and unfolding presence in creation is core.

It is an intense, sixteen-weekend program, rich in learning, processing and community.  Spanning two years provides enough time for participants to achieve substantial inner growth while practicing the skills and presence of being a spiritual guide.  This program is truly transformative, a gifted experience for life.

Date:    April 21, 2018

Check in: 9:30
Program 10:00 – 3:00

Noon Meal is provided

Cost: No charge

To inquire:  contact Rita Lui, OP at
262-221-7605 or


The staff for the program will facilitate this day.  The staff consists of practicing spiritual guides with broad theological backgrounds and extensive training and experience in spiritual guidance.
The staff for 2019-2020 is:
Colleen McGeady-Ambrose, MA, MM, Program Director
Miriam Brown, OP, MA
Annette Jo Giarrante, MDiv, CPCC
Terry Johnson, MDiv, MA
Rita Lui, OP, MA, On-site Coordinator
For some topics there will be guest presenters.

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