Kathryn O’Connell Cleary holds a master’s degree in pastoral ministry from Boston College. She worked in parish ministry for 20 years, in the role of pastoral associate and director of liturgy and music. From 1992 until 1998, Kathryn was a member of the retreat team at St. Stephen Priory. Presently she offers spiritual direction as well as directed and guided retreats on a freelance basis. Kathryn is married and has recently and joyfully become a grandmother.