Facilitator Name: Sister Mary Jo Chaves, OSF
Residence: Milwaukie, Oregon
Facilitating since: 2004
Year trained: 2004, Veriditas
Year certified: 2005, Veriditas
Current position: Franciscan Spiritual Center
staff-person & labyrinth facilitator
Home Labyrinth: 25’ Chartres style canvas
Of Special Interest: In addition to general
labyrinth practice & facilitation, Sr. Mary Jo
specializes in introduction of labyrinths to
large groups (50 - 100).
She also has expertise facilitating labyirnth
practice with high school students, and
leading labyrinth retreats with seasonal
Franciscan Spirituality Center
Other Favorite Labyrinth Links:
• Well-Fed Spirit Labyrinth Resources
• North-American Virtual Labyrinth Map
contact email: CLICK HERE
... has been a member of the Sisters of St. Francis of Philadelphia since 1963.
She has her Masters of Arts in Teaching from Lewis and Clark College in Portland, OR and her Masters in Applied Theology from the Graduate Theological University in Berkeley, CA.
She taught mathematics and religion in secondary school for 26 years.
Since 1996 she has been ministering as a spiritual director and coordinator of spirituality programs in the Portland, Oregon area and other places in the United States.
In 2005 she completed her certification as a labyrinth facilitator through Veriditas. In 2006 Sr. Mary Jo completed an internship in the Art of Supervision of Spiritual Directors at Mercy Center in Burlingame, CA.
She is presently employed at the Franciscan Spiritual Center in Milwaukie, OR.
Sr. Mary Jo Chaves, OSF ...