Aug  – Dec. 2017, BY RAMONA HARRIS, M.A., M.P.S.

Aug 12- Francis and Clare of Assisi – Courageous Authenticity (or Brother Sun, Sister Moon)

Sep. 9 –   Richard of St. Victor and Mechthild of Magdeburg – Awakening Love (or Entering the Dance)

Oct  21-  Francis de Sales and Jeanne de Chantal – Compassionate Charity (or Heart to Heart)

Nov 11- Henri Nouwen and Julian of Norwich – Embracing Hope

Dec 9-  Aelred of Rievaulx and Gabrielle Bossis – The Gift of Friendship (or Divine Sustenance)

Brief Bio. for Ramona Harris

Ramona Harris is the author of the book, “Awakening the Mystic in You: Messages of Light from the Christian Mystics,” and a motivational card deck, “The Wisdom of the Christian Mystics. Ramona is a spiritual director trained at the Mercy Center, Burlingame, and is a faculty member for the Stockton Diocese’ School of Ministry. Ramona was a recent team member of the Institute for Catholic Spirituality and Spiritual Direction which brought a Spiritual Director Training program to the Diocese of Stockton area.  She has a Master of Pastoral Studies degree from Loyola University Institute for Ministry in New Orleans, LA. and a M.A. in Education/Counseling from CSU Stanislaus. Ramona currently works as a community college counselor.