Ignatius Loyola the First Psychologist

  • Lela A Albert Regrouping and reviewing at the end of your day, helps you see how the day went and what was done and what still needs to be done..focus on one day at a time..
  • Patricia Perkowski Lela A Albert Many consider Ignatius of Loyola to be the first Psychologist….he truly wanted his novitiates to have a better more positive understanding of themselves and how God saw them…so he had them go through the an examination of conscience every night trying to remember what they did that was loving and what they did that blocked them from loving…it was the blocking that gave the novitiates the clearest idea of how they needed to change for the better….Great man that Iggy

Is a spiritual director working helping moms find God in the everyday. She has been a spiritual director since 1998: worked as a Director of Religious Education for Holy Cross Parish(2000-2005), was Director of Project Rachel, a healing ministry for Post Abortive women(1999-2000). Patty worked a social worker for Catholic Social Services (1988 – 1995) Then studied for spiritual direction at the Dominican Center of Religious Studies, DeWitt Michigan

She is married 20 years and has four children

She has a BS/BA in social work from Aquinas College, CSD Certified Spiritual Director

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