Pat received her spiritual direction certification through Creighton University, Omaha, NE.

Areas of Focus include spirituality, programs, retreats, parish ministries, leadership and Franciscanism.

Pat Pintens is a native of northern Wisconsin. She and her many siblings were raised on a small dairy farm. She credits this for her love of both vegetable and flower gardening, walks in the woods, berry picking and silent sports. Pat has served parishes as a catechist, Director of Religious Education, Campus Minister, Parish Director and choir member. She holds a B.S. in Home Economics Education, Masters in Theology and Masters in Christian Spirituality. Pat dedicates half-time to Marywood as a presenter and doing off-site programs. She is also available as a certified spiritual director.