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Pastoral Counseling

Sister Virginia Jung, OSB provides pastoral counseling to families, couples, and individuals.  She works with people who seek guidance and healing in relationships or in personal difficulties such as depression, anxiety, trauma, or substance abuse. Sister Virginia is a licensed clinical professional counselor, providing counseling in English and Spanish languages on a sliding scale basis.


Contact Sister Virginia for more information or to set up an appointment at 773.764.2413 x262.


Spiritual Direction

Sister Mary Melady, OSB provides spiritual direction to individuals who seek to deepen their relationship with God and the world around them. 


Contact Sister Mary for more information or to set up an appointment by email here.

Spiritual Direction

Sister Patricia Crowley, OSB is currently a student at the Siena Center's Spiritual Guidance Training Program.  She is available to offer spiritual guidance once a month for 12 months beginning in October of 2017.  Sister Patricia will be participating in supervision at Siena Center during this time and would not charge anything for these sessions.  These sessions could be held at St. Scholastica Monastery or at an office in a Wilmette parish.


Sister Patricia was formerly the prioress of the monastery, the president of the Conference of Benedictine Prioresses, a theology teacher at St. Scholastica Academy, and a long-time administrator of not-for-profit organizations in Chicago. She holds a Masters degree in Catechetical Theology and has done retreat work with people who are homeless through the Ignatian Spirituality Program.  As a woman of prayer and a seeker herself, she looks forward to companioning others who are seekers on their journeys.


If you are interested in participating in this opportunity for spiritual companioning, please call Sister Patricia at the monastery at 773.764.2413 x248.