Maureen Conroy, a Sister of Mercy, has educated and supervised spiritual directors for many years at the Upper Room Spiritual Center, New Jersey and Creighton University, Nebraska. She is the co-ordinator of two developmental programs for spiritual directors at the Upper Room and is also engaged in spiritual direction, retreat work, and adult education. Maureen holds a M. Div. Degree Seminary, a D. Min. degree from St. Mary's University, Baltimore.