JoAnn is a Spiritual Director and Retreat Director at Campion Renewal Center and at Eastern Point Retreat House, Gloucester, MA. She is also a presenter at day and weekends retreats. JoAnn holds a Master’s degree in Special Education and a Master’s degree in Theology and Youth Ministry from Assumption College. She received her Certificate in Spiritual Direction from the Spiritual Direction Internship Initiative, Brighton, MA in 2006. JoAnn was a middle school teacher in Worcester, MA working with children with Moderate and Severe Special Needs.
Active in ministry in the Diocese of Worcester, MA., JoAnn is the Chairwoman of Spiritual Growth Ministry and Coordinates Faith Sharing Groups at St. George Parish in Worcester. She made the 30 day Spiritual Exercises in 2017. She is the mother of 3 grow children and the proud grandmother of 3 young children ages 6, 8 and 10. She experiences great joy in working in Pastoral Ministry. In her spare time, JoAnn loves visiting Cape Cod where she enjoys photography and painting with watercolors