On Patricia's first day of seminary at the One Spirit Interfaith Seminary in NYC, she was asked what breaks her heart.
Also known as Rev. Patricia, Patricia Philippe has been bringing people together to connect since 2011 when she founded a meet-up group for Haitian-Americans called Ann Pale Kreyol. As a native New Yorker and Haitian-American, she wanted to bring together other first generations to learn more about their shared culture and practice speaking the Haitian Kreyol language.
Patricia's professional background is in healthcare marketing and community outreach, but in 2015 she made a career transition and received certification at the Institute for Integrative Nutrition to become a holistic health coach. Her desire was to support women wanting to make lifestyle changes to improve their health and well-being. As a coach she discovered a knack for helping people tap into deeper emotions, and that led her to offering meditations, creative exercises, and rituals to support wholeness. She became an Usui Reiki energy healing practitioner, and when still compelled to dig even further, she undertook additional training as a minister; Patricia was ordained as an interspiritual-interfaith minister in June 2020.
On Patricia's first day of seminary at the One Spirit Interfaith Seminary in NYC, she was asked what breaks her heart. As it turns out, people who felt alone, disconnected from themselves, or unable to live authentically in the world would ultimately become the basis for her ministry.
Whether through facilitating gatherings for women from different spiritual backgrounds in the Spiritual Seekers community she curates on Revel, or holding workshops such as Writing as a Spiritual Practice, Patricia describes her vision for ministry as supporting women to connect to the deepest expression of who they are as divine beings.
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