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Sister MaryAnne Olekszyk

Entered Postulancy
August 22, 1962 - Holy Name of Mary Mother House, Mississauga, ON, Canada (Port Credit in 1962)

Near Ardmore, Alberta, Canada

Home Parish when entering community
Saints Peter and Paul Parish, Ardmore, Alberta, Canada

Current Assignment
Pastoral Services, St. Felix Centre, Toronto, ON, Canada
Coordinator of Felician Associates, Mississauga, ON, Canada
Justice and Peace Coordinator
Spiritual Direction

Bachelor of Arts, Geography–McMaster, Hamilton,ON, Canada
STD – Regis College Toronto, ON
Master of Spirituality–Creighton University, Omaha, NE
Certificate in facilitating and training facilitators in Focusing
Certificate in Franciscan Spiritual Direction (Franciscan Internship Program)

Major Areas of Ministry
Retreat Ministry


1962 - 1978 Holy Name of Mary High School Mississauga, ON, Toronto Teacher
1978 - 1985 Queen of Apostles Retreat Center, Mississauga, ON, Toronto Retreat Team Member
1982 - 2001 Queen of Apostles Retreat Center, Mississauga, ON, Toronto Coordinator of Bio-Spiritual Focusing
2001 - 2005 Franciscan Internship Program, Toronto Archdiocese Team Member
2004 - 2009 Diocese of St. Paul, Alberta Director of Retreats
2009 - 2015 Our Lady of Hope Province, Beaver Falls, PA Council Member