Ms. Ann Dillon holds degrees in Education and Religious Studies and is a graduate of Manresa’s Ignatian Spirituality Internship Program. Her prior ministries include teaching middle school, serving on a public school board, giving liturgical leadership in her parish, and 16 years as Director of Mercy Association. She and her husband Mike have three sons and are now enjoying four wonderful grandchildren, all of whom live in the neighborhood. Ann focuses on the development of Ignatian lay leadership, especially with spiritual directors, guides for the Spiritual Exercises of St. Ignatius and friends of Manresa. She partnered with Fr. Bernie Owens in leading the two-year Internship in Ignatian Spirituality, and partners now with Fr. Steve Hurd, SJ, in leading the Seminar on Ignatian Spirituality and the Internship in Spiritual Companionship. Ann is a trained spiritual director and guides retreatants through directed retreats and the Spiritual Exercises.