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5 Juli Kaftan

Retreat Co-coordinator and Presence Minister

Juli Kaftan is the Evangelium Institute retreat co-coordinator and Presence Minister. She has a passion for education, prayer, and helping others to encounter Christ. She has a B.S. in Elementary Education from Creighton University, a Masters in Educational Administration from the University of OK, and a Ph.D. in Teaching, Curriculum and Learning from the University of NE, Lincoln. She is currently pursuing her certificate in Spiritual Direction and Directed Retreats from Creighton. She has taught at the elementary, middle school, and adult levels. She works with One Heart One Fire Ministries to lead children in Eucharistic Adoration and is active in parish ministry. She and her husband, Hal, are members of Christ the King Parish where Juli serves on the Senior Leadership Team. They have been married for 33 years, have 4 sons, 1 daughter-in-law and great hopes for many grandchildren! If you can’t find Juli at the church or studying, you may find her visiting children, cooking, hiking, biking, or kayaking.