Directors & 
Pastoral Care

Spiritual guidance/direction is available to those who are interested, and to our guests who request it in advance. On-campus, we have two priests, one deacon, and two laypeople who are available. Compensation for spiritual direction sessions is negotiated individually with the director. Please call 513-771-2171 or email for individual contact information or to make an appointment.

What is spiritual direction?

Spiritual direction is "an encounter that explores a deeper relationship with the spiritual aspect of being human. Spiritual direction helps people tell their sacred stories every day. Spiritual direction describes the ancient process of accompanying people in their spiritual journey toward freedom and peace. Meeting regularly in spiritual direction supports spiritual formation. Spiritual direction is available to people of all faiths and people who are spiritual but have no religion..." 

From the Spiritual Directors International website.

Our Spiritual Directors

Sr. Diana Doncaster

Sr. Diana Doncaster is a member of the Community of the Transfiguration and an Episcopal priest, is currently enrolled in the Shalem Spiritual Guidance program and has had training in spiritual guidance at the Mercy Center in Burlingame, California.

Fr. Tom Fehr

Fr. Tom Fehr is a chaplain to the Community of the Transfiguration, is an Episcopal priest who has been in spiritual direction for over 30 years. He is a graduate of the Bexley Hall Seminary. He lived in the community for nearly three years with the Common Friars.

Suzanne Olmstead

Suzanne Olmstead is an Oblate of the Community of the Transfiguration, has been in spiritual direction for over 30 years. She completed her training in spiritual guidance/direction in 2011 with the Sisters of Charity in Nazareth, Ky.

Transfiguration Spirituality Center
469 Albion Avenue
Cincinnati, Ohio 45246
Tel (513) 771-2171
Fax (513) 771-2170
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