Taste and See

Saturday, April 27, 2024; 1:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Facilitator(s): Annette "Jo" Giarrante, Colleen McGeady Ambrose, Nicki Nelson, Terry Johnson


Tasteandsee Website


Get a flavor of the Spiritual Guidance Training Program during this virtual program and experience the spirit of the program, learn more about the details of the training program, and meet the leadership team as well as past and future participants.

Saturday, April 27, 2024
1:00pm – 3:30pm
This virtual event is free of charge.

This is a virtual retreat offered via Zoom. A basic familiarity with Zoom is expected of participants.

To learn more about Siena Retreat Center’s Spiritual Guidance Training Program please visit https://www.sienaretreatcenter.org/spiritual-guidance/spiritual-guidance-training-program/

About the Facilitators

Annette Annette "Jo" Giarrante

Jo has a private practice in spiritual direction and life coaching. She offers retreats, workshops, and seminars on topics related to spiritual development, spirituality, spiritual direction, supervision, communication skills /conflict management, and inner work skills. Since her heart transplant in 2007, Jo has acquired an interest in the connection between the spiritual and biological dimensions of the heart. She serves on the training staff of the Spiritual Guidance Training Program here at the Siena Retreat Center and has been training spiritual guides for almost 30 years.

Colleen McGeady AmbroseColleen McGeady Ambrose

Colleen McGeady Ambrose, the Spiritual Guidance Training Program’s Director, has a private practice in spiritual guidance and is a presenter on topics related to spirituality. She has graduate degrees in Theology and business.

Nicki NelsonNicki Nelson

Nicki Nelson is a spiritual guide, supervisor, and retreat leader. She holds graduate degrees in Theology and Clinical Psychology. She works at the intersection of spirituality, justice, and parenting.

Terry JohnsonTerry Johnson

Terry Johnson is the chaplain for the Sisters of Providence at St. Mary of the Woods, a spiritual guide and supervisor, a pastor, and former director of the Hesburgh Sabbatical Program in Chicago.