53 Mill Street, Westfield, MA 01085 • 413.562.3627

Staff

  • Elizabeth Walz, ASP, Executive Director
  • Sr. Elizabeth Oleksak, SP, Foundress, Gardener, Sabbatical Team, Spiritual Director

 Administrative Team

  • Jo Ann Bourquard, Retreat Coordinator and Spiritual Director
  • Jane Comerford, CSJ, Sabbatical Director and Spiritual Director
  • Annette Lally, Administrative Coordinator
  • Cindy Lees, Financial Services
  • Trisha Riga, Registrar and Hosted Groups Coordinator

Operations Team

  • Wayne Cumberlander, Plant Manager
  • Jennifer Moynihan, Chef
  • Dulce Pimentel, Head Housekeeper
  • Jonah Brandley, Intern

Earth Caretakers

  • Kathleen Kitka, Arboretum Consultant
  • Janet Kondrat, Herb Gardener
  • Aaron Begin, Gardener
  • Mary Haberstroh, Gardener
  • Daniel O'Connor, Gardener

Program Committee

  • Yvonne Boudreau, ASP, Consultant
  • Jo Ann Bourquard, Consultant
  • Jane Comerford, CSJ, Consultant
  • Ann McGaharn, ASP, Consultant
  • Sr. Ruth McGoldrick, SP, Consultant
  • Liz Walz, ASP

Spiritual Direction

  • Jo Ann Bourquard
  • Jane Comerford, CSJ
  • Christina Leaño
  • Ruth McGoldrick, SP
  • Donna O’Connor
  • Elizabeth Oleksak, SP 
  • Liz Walz, ASP
Try living one day without any unhealthy thoughts. It may be very difficult, but try another day, until it becomes habitual, and life will move in the direction of becoming healthy, vital, and alive.
- Norman Vincent Peale