Sister Lois Barton, a Sister of St. Joseph of Carondelet, holds basic and advanced certificates from the Spiritual Direction Mentoring Program of the Spiritual Renewal Center in Syracuse, NY, and a Master’s Certificate in Pastoral Ministry from the Loyola Institute for Ministry Extension Program of Loyola University, New Orleans. Sister Lois is an experienced teacher and spiritual director. Along with Bill, Lois has a long-established practice of Centering Prayer and also has been an advanced student of Cynthia Bourgeault for the past eight years. She is the program director of The Sophia Center in Binghamton, NY and lives in community at the Spiritual Center in Windsor, New York. You can learn more about Lois's practice at The Sophia Center for Spirituality. To find out what Lois is up to, you can view her calendar.