Sarah Donnelly was born and raised in southern Ontario, receiving her undergraduate degree from the University of Waterloo, her Masters of Divinity from St. Peter's Seminary (University of Western Ontario), and her training in spiritual direction from The Haden Institute: Spiritual Direction in the Jungian, Mystical, Christian Tradition. She was the Director of the Family Resource Centre, Catholic Diocese of Calgary AB from 1994-2001, working in the areas of marriage preparation, support and enrichment; separated/divorced support; other healing and educational ministries; and offering workshops and retreats. She also started her own business which allowed her to work in broader ecumenical circles, and began to see people for spiritual direction in 2002.


Following a serious car accident in 2001 Sarah's road to recovery led her to meet and subsequently marry Scott Pittendrigh, then the Rector of The Anglican Church of St. John the Baptist in Cobble Hill, British Columbia. In 2012 Sarah and Scott moved to Saskatoon SK where Scott was the Dean and Rector of The Cathedral of St. John the Evangelist from 2012-2022, and Sarah worked in the parish as well as a part-time Pastoral Assistant during those years. Sarah is also the Director of Programming for Queen's House Retreat and Renewal Centre in Saskatoon. She continues to offer spiritual direction, retreats, workshops, and grief support groups to the ecumenical Christian community in Saskatoon, throughout western Canada, and is available for wider travel. Sarah was baptized in the Anglican tradition, raised in the Roman Catholic tradition, and rejoined the Anglican Church of Canada in 2008. Working ecumenically is a great joy and privilege for Sarah.

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Customer Testimonial

What I love most about Sarah is how she listens and is able to reflect back to you what she’s heard.  She listens deeply to discern what is truly in your heart and soul, and then gently encourages you to explore the next steps on your spiritual journey.

S. H., Aberdeen SK