Facilitator Name: Mary Jo Saavedra
Residence: Milwaukie, Oregon
Facilitating since: 2009
Year trained: 2009, Veriditas
Year certified: 2009, Veriditas
• Labyrinth Network NW member,
• Marylhurst Labyrinth Group member,
spiritual director & retreat leader
Past Board Member of Veriditas
Home Labyrinth: 25’ Chartres style canvas
Of Special Interest: In addition to general
labyrinth practice & facilitation, Mary Jo
specializes in retreats, corporate wellness
workshops, and facilitation of individuals and
groups working with issues related to aging
and also grief.
Franciscan Spirituality Center
Tending The Journey
Other Favorite Labyrinth Links:
• Well-Fed Spirit Labyrinth Resources
• North-American Virtual Labyrinth Map
contact email: CLICK HERE
•M.A.I.S. in Gerontology
•B.A. in Religious Studies and Philosophy.
•Certified Veriditas Labyrinth Facilitator,
trained by Veriditas since 2009.
Training and Qualifications:
... lives in Portland, Oregon with her husband and daughter. Through her Spiritual Direction work and labyrinth facilitation at the Franciscan Spiritual Center, Mary Jo shares her passion for mindfulness and wellness practices with the broader community. Having developed the Traveling Pilgrim’s Labyrinth program at the Center, Mary Jo shares the history, clarity and wellness benefits that labyrinth walking can provide. Her corporate wellness workshops, retreats and educational presentations unfurl the mysteries of the labyrinth and how its healing and empowering aspects can become a valued practice for any person in any setting.
In addition to her other credentials, Mary Jo is also a certified Spiritual Director. With a passion for empowering individuals to integrate their natural gifts within a holistic life approach, Mary Jo consults with individuals and businesses as a Silver Strategist and path-finder, and is recognized as a National Business and Wellness workshop facilitator.
Mary Jo Saavedra ...