Lucy Abbott Tucker
Lucy Abbott Tucker has worked in adult formation and the preparation of people for the ministry of spiritual direction for the past thirty-six years. She worked for many years at the Institute for Spiritual Leadership in Chicago including the position of Executive Director and President of the Board of Directors. Lucy has been active in the work of Spiritual Directors International, serving on the first Coordinating Council and chairing the initial committee that prepared the Guidelines for Ethical Conduct endorsed by Spiritual Directors International. She also worked on the recent revisions of that document. She is a frequent presenter at the annual meetings of Spiritual Directors International.
In addition to her ministry as a spiritual director and supervisor Lucy currently teaches at Catholic Theological Union in Chicago and has worked in training programs preparing people for the ministry of spiritual direction in the United States, Europe, Australia, and Canada. Lucy has also published several articles on adult formation and the ministry of spiritual direction. Lucy’s book, ‘Spiritual Direction Supervision: Principles, Practices, & Storytelling’ is an innovative, full-color workbook designed to support the care and growth of your spiritual companionship practice, representing the best thinking of master teacher Lucy Abbott Tucker. We invite you to explore her principles, practices, and stories as you deepen your own approach to spiritual direction, companionship, and the supervision process.
Margaret GGaliardi, OP
Margaret Galiardi, OP, is a trained spiritual director and author whose ministries have included parish work, teaching, and working with homeless persons. She has lectured nationally on ecological theology and spirituality, the “new Story and the Christian Story”, and the work of Thomas berry. With the Institute for Communal Contemplation, she has co-created a program for young adults on the impact of contemplation as a transformational force in their lives.
- Apr 14 - 21 2024
- All Day
Silent Directed Retreat
Continue your stay at Genesis with Lucy Abbott Tucker and Margaret Galliardi, OP for a customizable silent directed retreat. The silent directed retreat is a transformative journey that invites participants to deepen their connection with the divine, explore their inner selves, and find solace in the silence. With the guidance of a dedicated spiritual director, this customizable retreat promises a unique and enriching experience for spiritual growth and self-discovery. Participants can choose the duration of their retreat, ranging from one to seven days; the spiritual director; and tailor their schedule based on individual preferences. The spiritual director will work closely with each participant to personalize the experience and address specific spiritual needs and goals.
$150 per night for your choice of stay from one to seven nights.