Wholiness Retreats

Retreat Facilitators

Sister Margie Hosch, OSF, M.A.

Sister Margie Hosch is a clinical member of the American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy. Since co-authoring this retreat, she has teamed with Sisters and laywomen in conducting the retreat in North and South Carolina and Iowa. In six annual trips to Zambia, Africa, she has given the wholiness retreat to priests and Sisters in the diocese of Solwezi and to multiple religious communities of Sisters in the diocese of Lusaka. Her experience includes providing individual, family, and marriage therapy, and group therapy; conducting days and weekends of spiritual renewal; and companioning individuals in their faith journey.

Mary Catherine Harris, M.Ed.

Mary Catherine Harris is a former teacher and school counselor. Since 2011, she has teamed with Sister Margie Hosch in giving wholiness retreats at Springbank Retreat, in South Carolina, in North Carolina, and in Zambia, Africa. In November 2015, she is completing a three-year training for certification in spiritual direction. Her experience in teaching communication skills and in news and feature writing has come to rest in a bent toward spiritual reflection and writing. She opens her home, Gracewood, to invite others to experience a deeper relationship with God within all creation.