Cathy Olds

Coordinator of Spiritual Direction, Franciscan Renewal Center

Cathy Olds has worked as a lay minister in the Catholic Church for over 40 years, received a Master of Arts in Theology from the University of Dayton and a certificate in Spiritual Direction from the Arizona Ecumenical Institute for Spiritual Directors.  She has been a spiritual director since 2005 and was a member of the faculty and board president of the Arizona Ecumenical Institute for Spiritual Directors.


Her present position as Coordinator of Spiritual Direction Ministry at the Franciscan Renewal Center allows her to continue to support and nurture the ministry of spiritual direction in Arizona.  She has a love for the "Celtic Spirit" and celebrates that spirit and all that life brings living with her son, daughter-in-law, and three grandchildren in Mesa, AZ.  

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Nurturing Spiritual Direction in the Catholic Tradition