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Location Upper Lake, CA, United States
Introduction Loretta McCarthy is deeply engaged in tending and cultivating the garden of the soul: primarily in ministries of spiritual companioning among poor and struggling individuals and communities. Loretta founded Maisha House of Prayer in inner-city Atlanta and also ministered to underserved urban communities in New Orleans, New York, Cleveland and Washington D.C. Her life’s work includes teaching, administration, prayer presence and spiritual direction. Loretta served as a Sister of the Blessed Sacrament for over 50 years and held key positions in congregational leadership and formation. She holds a Masters in Religious Education from Catholic University of America, and is certificated through both the Institute for Spiritual Leadership and Sophia Center.