Spiritual Directors

Sr. Coletta Wrasman, PHJC

Sr. Coletta Wrasman, PHJC

Sr. Coletta Wrasman, PHJC has been a spiritual director for close to 40 years. For 17 years she was a Core Member of a House of Prayer where she directed individuals and led Contemplative Prayer Days. She now lives at the PHJC Motherhouse and is happy to continue retreat ministry with the Lindenwood guests.

Sr. Germaine Hustedde, PHJC

Sr. Germaine Hustedde, PHJC

Sr. Germaine currently lives in Donaldson, Indiana. Her religious commitment has taken her to four continents and involved her in such ministry as child care, teaching at every level through primary, secondary, and college, retreat and counseling ministry, congregational administrative assignments in Germany, and missionary endeavors both in India and Africa. Sr. Germaine holds an MA in education administration from Loyola University, Chicago; a masters in spirituality and religion from Duquesne University, Pittsburgh; and a doctor of ministry degree from the Graduate Theological Foundation.

Sr. Germaine’s approach to spiritual direction is to assist the directee to explore how God is inviting them to grow spiritually, even in the midst of daily struggles, thus learning to appreciate the amazing grace of God in all that we are and on behalf of the transformation of our deepest self.

Sr. Joetta Huelsmann, PHJC

Sr. Joetta Huelsmann, PHJC

Sr. Joetta has trained Spiritual Companions since 2009. Since then, six groups of fifty-six people have graduated. She is the former director of John XXIII Retreat Center and now serves on the PHJC Provincial Leadership Team of the American Province. Sister Joetta has training in Ignatian Spirituality and is a graduate of the Shalem Institute of Spiritual Guidance. Her master’s degree is in Human and Religious Studies and she holds bachelor’s degree in English with an Elementary Education minor. She has been a spiritual director for 35 years with experience in parish ministry as well. Sister Joetta is a member of the Poor Handmaids of Jesus Christ.

Kathy Light

Kathy Light

Kathy Light has been offering her ministry of spiritual companioning for over nine years. She is a graduate of the Lindenwood Spiritual Companioning Program. Kathy also serves as Minister of Spiritual Care at her Disciples of Christ, First Christian Church in Valparaiso, IN. She is a retired R.N., married 42 years.

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