Anne comes from Co. Wexford where she lives with her husband Kevin. She is a retired HSE Director of Nursing. Anne has a passion for contemplative practices which helped her enormously during her busy working life and continues to anchor her prayer life, enabling her to find balance between being and doing. She is deeply committed to helping people encounter the Divine through serving on retreats and through the ministry of spiritual direction. Anne has a BA in Theology, Spirituality & Pastoral Ministry as well as an Adult Education Diploma in Spirituality from the Milltown Institute of Theology & Philosophy. She was awarded a Diploma in Spiritual Direction from the Manresa Jesuit Centre of Spirituality, where she also completed the Practicum programme.