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Spiritual Directors/Companions

Kelly Adamson
TITLE:  Associate Director of Campus Ministry Residence Life Ministry and the GA Program
HOMETOWN: Cloverdale, OH
E-MAIL ADDRESS:  kadamson1@udayton.edu
AVAILABILITY:  Ongoing Spiritual Direction, Open to one time Spiritual Direction, Daytime or Evenings availability
AREAS OF SPECIALTY:  Spiritual Formation and Practice of Spirituality, Women's Spirituality, Journeying with Scripture
CERTIFIED SPIRITUAL DIRECTOR:  No
Mike Bennett
TITLE: Assistant Director for Christian Leadership, Vocation, and Retreats
HOMETOWN: Cincinnati, OH
E-MAIL ADDRESS: mbennett3@udayton.edu
AVAILABILITY: Ongoing Spiritual Direction, Open to one time Spiritual Direction, Daytime or Evening availability
AREAS OF SPECIALITY: Religious and General Vocation Discernment, Relationships, Faith exploration
CERTIFIED SPIRITUAL DIRECTOR: No
Nick Cardilino
TITLE:  Director of Center for Social Concern
HOMETOWN:  Cleveland, Ohio
E-MAIL ADDRESS:  ncardilino1@udayton.edu
AVAILABILITY:  8:30am-5:00pm only
AREAS OF SPECIALTY:  Post-grad Volunteering, Vocational Discernment, Questions about Faith
CERTIFIED SPIRITUAL DIRECTOR: No
Theodore K. Cassidy, SM
TITLE:  Reverend
HOMETOWN:  Garden City, NY
E-MAIL ADDRESS:  ted.tcassidy.cassidy@gmail.com
AVAILABILITY:  Ongoing Spiritual Direction, Daytime or Evening availability
AREAS OF SPECIALTY:  Vocational Discernment, Relationships, Prayer
CERTIFIED SPIRITUAL DIRECTOR: Yes
Amy Doorley
TITLE:  Coordinator of Graduate Studies-Religious Studies
HOMETOWN:  Dayton, Ohio
E-MAIL ADDRESS: adoorley1@udayton.edu
AVAILABILITY:  Open to one time or brief Spiritual Direction, 8:30am to 5:00pm only
AREAS OF SPECIALITY:  Mental Illness, Grief, Relationships, Boundaries    
CERTIFIED SPIRITUAL DIRECTOR:  No
Susan Ferguson
TITLE:  Director, Center for Catholic Education
HOMETOWN:  Cleveland, Ohio
E-MAIL ADDRESS:  sferguson1@udayton.edu
AVAILABILITY:  Ongoing Spiritual Direction, Open to one time Spiritual Direction, Daytime or Evening availability
AREAS OF SPECIALTY:  Vocational discernment, relationships
CERTIFIED SPIRITUAL DIRECTOR:  No
Rev. James Fitz, S.M.
TITLE:  Vice President for Mission and Rector
HOMETOWN:  Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio
E-MAIL ADDRESS:  jfitz1@udayton.edu
AVAILABILITY:  Ongoing Spiritual Direction, Open to one time Spiritual Direction, Daytime or Evening availability
AREAS OF SPECIALTY:  Growth in prayer and spiritual life, Questions about faith, Vocational Discernment
CERTIFIED SPIRITUAL DIRECTOR: Yes
Samantha Kennedy
TITLE:  Campus Minister for Community Outreach
HOMETOWN:  West Harrison, Indiana
E-MAIL ADDRESS:  skennedy2@udayton.edu
AVAILABILITY:  Ongoing Spiritual Direction, Open to one time Spiritual Direction, Daytime or Evening availability
AREAS OF SPECIALITY: Relationships, Questions about Faith and/or Justice, Discernment
CERTIFIED SPIRITUAL DIRECTOR:  No
Bro. Andrew Kosmowski, SM
TITLE: Librarian, North American Center for Marianist Studies
HOMETOWN: Alexander, NY (a small town between Buffalo and Rochester)
E-MAIL ADDRESS: kosmowskia1@udayton.edu
AVAILABILITY: Ongoing Spiritual Direction, Open to one time Spiritual Direction, Daytime or Evening availability
AREAS OF SPECIALITY: Vocational Discernment, Questions about Faith, Personal Growth
CERTIFIED SPIRITUAL DIRECTOR: Yes
Elizabeth Montgomery
TITLE: Campus Minister for Christian Leadership and Vocation
HOMETOWN: Youngstown, Ohio
E-MAIL ADDRESS: emontgomery1@udayton.edu
AVAILABILITY: Ongoing Spiritual Direction, Open to one time Spiritual Direction, Daytime or Evening availability
AREAS OF SPECIALTY: Growth in prayer and spiritual life, Discernment, Relationships
CERTIFIED SPIRITUAL DIRECTOR: No
Scott Paeplow
TITLE:  Campus Minister for Liturgical and Pastoral Music
HOMETOWN:  Buffalo, NY
E-MAIL ADDRESS:   spaeplow1@udayton.edu
AVAILABILITY:  Ongoing Spiritual Direction, Open to one time Spiritual Direction, 8:30am-5:00pm only
AREAS OF SPECIALTY:  Relationships, Questions about the Church, Men’s Spirituality
CERTIFIED SPIRITUAL DIRECTOR:  No
Rev. Dustin J. Pickett
TITLE:  Campus Minister for Christian Diversity
HOMETOWN:   Raleigh, NC
E-MAIL ADDRESSdpickett1@udayton.edu  
AVAILABILITY:  Available Monday, Wednesday and Thursday. Visit https://revd.appointlet.com to schedule an appointment.
AREAS OF SPECIALTY:   Vocational Discernment, Questions of Faith, Questions of Justice/Liberation, Navigating Transition and Self-Identity, Men's Spirituality, African/African American Spirituality, and Grief Support.
CERTIFIED SPIRITUAL DIRECTOR:  No
Thomas Schroer, SM
TITLE:  Father
HOMETOWN:  Dayton, Ohio
E-MAIL ADDRESS:  tschroer1@dayton.edu
AVAILABILITY:  Ongoing Spiritual Direction, Open to one time Spiritual Direction, 8:30am-5:00pm only
AREAS OF SPECIALTY:  Grief, Dreams, Spiritual Growth, esp. Second Half of Life
CERTIFIED SPIRITUAL DIRECTOR:  No
Bro. Mitch Schweickart, SM
TITLE: Marianist Brother, Office of Mission and Rector Lay Formation Program
HOMETOWN:  Dayton, Ohio
E-MAIL ADDRESS: mschweicka@aol.com
AVAILABILITY:  Tuesday Evenings, Sat or Sun Early Afternoons, during the day is negotiable.
AREAS OF SPECIALTY:  Vocational Discernment, ongoing formation, prayer
CERTIFIED SPIRITUAL DIRECTOR: Yes
Fr. Kip Stander, S.M.
TITLE:  University Chaplain
HOMETOWN:  Ludlow, KY
E-MAIL ADDRESS:  cstander1@udayton.edu
AVAILABILITY:  Ongoing Spiritual Direction, Open to one time Spiritual Direction, Daytime or Evening availability
AREAS OF SPECIALTY:  Questions of faith, vocational discernment, relationships
CERTIFIED SPIRITUAL DIRECTOR: No
Crystal Sullivan
TITLE:  Executive Director of Campus Ministry
HOMETOWN:  Detroit, MI
E-MAIL ADDRESS:  csullivan1@udayton.edu
AVAILABILITY:  Ongoing Spiritual Direction, Open to one time Spiritual Direction, Daytime or Evening availability
AREAS OF SPECIALITY:  Vocational Discernment, Questions about Faith, LGBTQ+, Relationships
CERTIFIED SPIRITUAL DIRECTOR:  No
Sr. Nicole Trahan, FMI
TITLE:  Vocations Director
HOMETOWN:  Orange, TX
E-MAIL ADDRESS:  ntrahan@gmail.com
AVAILABILITY:  Ongoing Spiritual Direction, Open to one time Spiritual Direction, Daytime or Evening Availability
AREAS OF SPECIALITY:  Vocational Discernment, Questions about Faith   
CERTIFIED SPIRITUAL DIRECTOR: No
Sandra Yocum
TITLE:  University Professor of Faith and Culture
HOMETOWN:  Hereford, TX and Oklahoma

E-MAIL ADDRESS:  syocum1@udayton.edu
AVAILABILITY:  Ongoing Spiritual Direction, Open to one time Spiritual Direction, Daytime or Evening availability
AREAS OF SPECIALTY:  Vocational Discernment, questions about Faith, and approaches to Prayer
CERTIFIED SPIRITUAL DIRECTOR:  No
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