Leslie has served as a spiritual director for individuals, both lay and ordained, students and seminarians for over 20 years. She helped launch The Seton Cove, an innovative, interfaith spirituality center in Austin, Texas where she served as Director of Spirituality for five years. She serves as a faculty member for “Formation in Direction (FIND),” a spiritual direction training program of the Diocese of Texas since 1998, where she worked with other faculty to write and implement curriculum. Hay is the author of Hospitality: The Heart of Spiritual Direction (Morehouse Publishing, 2006), which was commissioned by Morehouse and endorsed by Spiritual Directors International.
BS and MA, Central Missouri State University
Doctor of Ministry, Graduate Theological Foundation, South Bend, Indiana
Certificate of Completion, Spiritual Direction Internship, Beech Grove Benedictine Center, Indiana, in conjunction with Christian Theological Seminary