Maria DiBello, RSM, is a Sister of Mercy of the Mid-Atlantic Community. Her background includes elementary and secondary education, adult faith formation, pastoral ministry, spiritual direction, and retreat ministry. For many years, Maria provided pastoral leadership in a rural Southern community that was socioeconomically and culturally diverse. Here at Cranaleith, Maria offers spiritual accompaniment and serves on the staff of the Spiritual Direction Formation program. She facilitates retreats and days of staff renewal, with a particular focus on Cranaleith’s desire to welcome those on the margins of society.