53 Mill Street, Westfield, MA 01085 • 413.562.3627


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

Administrative Team

  • Trisha Riga, Registrar and Hosted Groups Coordinator
  • Pat Fettinger, Program Director, Spiritual Director
  • Jane Comerford, CSJ, Sabbatical Director, Spiritual Director
  • Jo Ann Bourquard, Spiritual Director
  • Donna O'Connor, BioSpiritual Focusing Coordinator, Administrative Coordinator, Spiritual Director 
  • Jean Risk, Administrative Coordinator
  • Cindy Lees, Financial Services

Operations Team

  • Jennifer Moynihan, Head Cook
  • Mario Albano, Assistant Cook
  • Rebekah Ryaboklyach, Assistant Cook
  • Abigail Blishchik, Lynn Clauson; Dietary Aides
  • Dulce Pimentel, Head Housekeeper
  • Nick Lukomsky, Plant Manager
  • Wayne Cumberlander, Maintenance and Grounds

Program Committee

  • Pat Fettinger
  • Yvonne Boudreau, ASP, Consultant
  • Jo Ann Bourquard, Consultant
  • Mary Pat Carr, SSJ, Consultant
  • Jane Comerford, CSJ, Consultant
  • Ann McGahrn, Consultant
  • Sr. Ruth McGoldrick, SP, Consultant
  • Liz Walz, ASP

Spiritual Direction

  • Jo Ann Bourquard
  • Jane Comerford, CSJ
  • Pat Fettinger
  • Ruth McGoldrick, SP
  • Donna O’Connor
  • Elizabeth Oleksak, SP 
Too often we underestimate the power of a touch, a smile, a kind word, a listening ear, an honest compliment, or the smallest act of caring, all of which have the potential to turn a life around.
- Leo Buscaglia