This webinar is designed to provide some insight and helpful hints to assist those working with elder religious as well as those seeking a way to meet the challenges of aging and the on-going spiritual journey. Some questions to be explored include:
What does the research show regarding spirituality and positive aging?
How can older religious find meaning and purpose in their aging?
What are some practical ways one can assist Elder Religious to grow in wisdom and deepen their spiritual life?
About the Speaker:
Sr. Ann Billard, O.L.M. is a Sister of Charity of Our Lady of Mercy and currently serves on the Leadership Team. Ann earned her Ph.D. in Pastoral Counseling from Loyola University in Maryland. Trained in pastoral counseling and certified as a Grief-Recovery® specialist, she has facilitated workshops and retreats on spirituality and aging throughout the United States, Canada, and Australia.
Br. Wayne J. Fitzpatrick, M.M. is a Maryknoll Missioner and Assistant Regional Superior for the Maryknoll Fathers and Brothers in the U.S. Region. Wayne holds an M.A. from the Maryknoll School of Theology and an M.S. from Loyola University, Baltimore in Pastoral Counseling. Wayne has also given workshops and retreats to clergy, religious and laity in the U.S., Canada and overseas in the area of the Elder Years and Spirituality.