Our Presenters 2021
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Maris Stella Program Presenters

2021

Don Bisson, FMS, is, first and foremost, a spiritual director and is widely respected as a specialist in the training, formation and supervision of spiritual directors. A Marist brother, he has graduate degrees in liturgy, spirituality, and transpersonal psychology, and earned his Doctor of Ministry at the Pacific School of Religion specializing in Spiritual Direction and Jungian Psychology.  Don is internationally recognized for his lectures, workshops, and retreats on the interrelationship of Christian spirituality and Jungian psychology.

Carmel Boyle lives in the heart of Ireland's Boyne Valley and her ministry is inspired by the sacred landscape and spirituality of her home. She is co-founder, with Dr. Geraldine Holton, of An Croí (the Heart) Wisdom Institute, a center of wisdom for personal, professional and spiritual life. She is an accredited spiritual director and supervisor and an experienced retreat facilitator. Carmel is an accomplished singer/songwriter and recording artist.

Anita M. Constance, SC, is the author of several spiritual books, and experienced in giving retreats and workshops. Her other ministries include liturgy, spiritual direction, bereavement support and pastoral counseling in parish settings.

Stephen Kluge, OFM joined the Franciscan Friars of Holy Name Province in 1994 and was ordained in 2001. He spent most of his ministerial life ministering to the people of St. Francis of Assisi Parish on Long Beach Island, NJ. He was pastor there for 7 years. Before returning to LBI, Steve was parochial vicar of St. Francis Parish in Raleigh, NC where he ministered to men on death row, and served as the Spiritual Assistant to the local Secular Franciscan Fraternity. He is the author of a well -received book of poetry entitled, “From a Parish Priest” that can be found on Amazon.

Fr. Anthony Randazzo is the happy pastor of Holy Trinity, Westfield.

Marion Scranton SC earned her undergraduate degree from the College of Saint Elizabeth and taught at the Elementary and High School Levels.   Sr. Marion’s ministry transitioned to health care serving in St. Mary’s Hospital and Trinitas Medical Center where she developed community outreach programs. Sister Marion studied pastoral care and became certified as a chaplain at St. Mary’s Hospital. 

She studied at the An Croi Wisdom Institute located in Ireland to become a spiritual guide. An Croi translates to “of the heart.”  An Croi gave her a new and deep appreciation for contemplation.