About the Facilitators
Eileen Brynda, OP
Eileen Brynda, OP, is a Sinsinawa Dominican Sister with a ministry background in schools and parishes. She holds graduate degrees in Education and Pastoral Ministry (Boston College). Having studied the scriptures, she gives days of reflection on various Biblical themes. Eileen is a graduate of Siena Retreat Center’s Spiritual Guidance Training Program.
Maureen McDonnell, OP
Maureen McDonnell, OP, is a Sinsinawa Dominican Sister who has been a spiritual guide and retreat ministry since 2006, after graduating from Siena Retreat Center’s training program. She brings a background in teaching and 30 years’ experience in college campus ministry.
Nancy A. Sell, OSF
Nancy A. Sell, OSF, is a School Sister of St. Francis. With graduate degrees from Andover Newton Theological School in Massachusetts and Washington Theological Union in Maryland and training in spiritual direction, she has been involved in various aspects of ministry for over 45 years, including parish, seminary, jail, and religious community ministry. She is currently involved in spiritual direction, chaplaincy, and retreat ministry.
Nancy Raboin, PHJC
Nancy Raboin, PHJC, is a member of the American Province of the Poor Handmaids of Jesus Christ in Donaldson, Indiana. She ministers as an artist and spiritual guide, exploring the sacred relationship between spirituality and creativity. Her background includes art therapy and trauma therapy.
Rev. Ron Gramza
Rev. Ron Gramza is a priest of the Archdiocese of Milwaukee. Through the years, he has been accompanied by wonderful spiritual guides and has engaged in many retreats, including 30-day Ignatian retreats. Ron believes that, “the best part of ministry is recognizing that we are companions on the journey.” Ron joins the retreat team as liturgical presider and one of the spiritual guides.