Rea McDonnell

Rea McDonnell, S.S.N.D., holds a doctor of philosophy in biblical studies. She trained as a pastoral counselor at the Institute for Pastoral Psychology and for more than thirty years has used a pastoral approach to scripture in preparing adults for priestly and lay ministry. In addition to working as an adjunct faculty member and leading workshops and retreats, she has authored or coauthored thirteen books. McDonnell resides in Maryland where she ministers as a spiritual director.