Julie works with diverse clients and organizations. Recent clients include:

  • Wisdom Ways Center for Spirituality
  • St. Catherine University Theology Department
  • First Universalist Church, Minneapolis
  • The Shannon Institute for Community Leadership, St. Paul. 
  • Macalester  College 
  • Ascension Catholic School and Church staffs, Minneapolis 
  • The Sisters of St. Joseph of Carondolet, St. Paul. 
  • Mary Mother Catholic Church, Burnsville 

Recent Testimonials

"Julie is a truly gifted spiritual director. As a frequent participant in Julie's spiritual direction groups, I can attest to the emotional and spiritual nourishment, as well as the intellectual stimulation these mini-retreats provide. She is brilliant at creating a space in which we can listen to our lives and listen for Spirit's presence in our lives." 

[ from a long-time member of a spiritual direction group ]

"Professor Neraas is among the best professors that Ihave had the opportunity to work with. The Prophets and Mystics course was a transformational experience for me, and I ended up learning as much about myself as well as the material presented. If I had to point to any one course from which I found a vocational calling, it would certainly be this one. "

[ from a student in interdisciplinary graduate level course, Prophets & Mystics, spring semester 2013 ]

"All staff were positive about what we worked on; they were highly complimentary about Julie's facilitation skills and positive personality." 

[ from a parish administrator of a Catholic staff for whom Julie lead a recent retreat day ]


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