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Maris Stella Program Presenters

2022

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.

Fr. Anthony Ciorra, ordained in 1973, has ministered in parish life, teaching, administration, retreat work, and formation ministries. He has graduate degrees in psychology, history, and pastoral theology. He has a Ph. D. in Theology from Fordham University.  He is currently Professor of Theology and Vice President for Mission Integration, Ministry and Multicultural Affairs at Sacred Heart University, Fairfield, Connecticut.

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.

Antonia Cooper, a Franciscan Sister, has been a spiritual Director since 1988. Over the years she has had Directees both in private practice and in retreat settings.

Lynne McEniry teaches in the English Department at Saint Elizabeth University, Morristown, NJ.  She is a Seton Associates and has a long and blessed connection to The Sisters of Charity.

Margaret Roman is a Seton Associate who taught alongside the Sisters of Charity for most of her teaching career. She was also a cantor for many years at St. Bernard’s in Mount Hope and Saint Thomas More in Morristown. She is a professor emeritus of English, Saint Elizabeth University.  

Marion Scranton SC has served in the education, health care and social services ministries. She earned her undergraduate degree in Spanish from the College of Saint Elizabeth and her MA in Spanish from Seton Hall University. Sister Marion studied at the An Croi Wisdom Institute located in Ireland to become a spiritual guide. 

Laura Winters teaches in the English Department at Saint Elizabeth University, Morristown, NJ.  She is a Seton Associates and has a long and blessed connection to The Sisters of Charity.