Liz Kerwin, CSJ
Liz is a Sister of St. Joseph, has been part of the Loyola staff since 1983. She was director of the center for eighteen years. She received her MA from the University of Notre Dame. After years as a science teacher in high school and college, she did spiritual direction training at Gonzaga University in Spokane, WA. Her scientific understandings have profoundly influenced her spirituality and her passion for the care of the earth and all creation.
Her interests include interpretation of the Myers Briggs Type Inventory, ecospirituality, spiritual journaling, discernment, transitions, aging, and accompanying people through the Spiritual Exercises of St. Ignatius. In her leisure time she enjoys gardening, cooking, hiking, singing, reading and being in or near water.
Liz is a member of the Justice Commission of the Sisters of St. Joseph and serves on the Earth Partners working group of the commission. She also serves as a board member of the Women’s Environmental Institute (WEI).
During the spring and summer she loves to spend time in the garden nurturing both flowers and vegetables. On Saturdays she frequents the Farmer’s Market and enjoys the farm produce from the WEI’s CSA (Community Supported Agriculture). She delights in cooking and meeting the challenge of learning to prepare and eat new foods. During the winter she turns to making soup and other cold weather treats.