About the Facilitators
Deborah DeManno is a spiritual guide, retreat facilitator, amateur photographer, and retired research scientist with a PhD in biology. She is a graduate of Siena Retreat Center’s Spiritual Guidance Training Program.
Jomarie Zielke, CSA
Jomarie Zielke, CSA, is a sister of St. Agnes of Fond du Lac, Wisconsin. Her background includes nursing education and clinical nursing, including maternal/child care in Nicaragua. Jomarie is a graduate of Siena Retreat Center’s Spiritual Guidance Training Program. She assisted in starting one-on-one spirituality services at CORE-el Centro, a non-profit organization offering affordable wellness services in Spanish and English in Milwaukee. Jomarie has also served in leadership roles in her religious community.
Linda Wieser, OSF
Linda Wieser, OSF, is a holistic body therapist, spiritual guide, and Certified Personal Life Coach who focuses on the whole person, integrating the healing of body, mind, spirit, and emotions. She holds a master’s degree from Creighton University. Linda has a waiting list.
Patti Essig is a spiritual guide, yoga instructor, and Veriditas Certified Labyrinth Facilitator. She operates Yoga Energy Studio and is a practitioner of Soaring Crane QiGong.
Rev. Barbara Cathey
Rev. Barbara Cathey has a background in social work and spiritual guidance. She holds a Doctorate in Ministry from McCormick Seminary and is a retired Presbyterian Pastor. Barb currently has a waiting list for this retreat.