100_1197 (1)The Embodied Rosary is a prayer method and book developed by Tom and Geralyn Sparough.

The Sparoughs specialize in creative, fun, and enriching programs.  A professional storyteller and juggler, Tom has a MA in psychology.  A veteran teacher and fiber artist,  Geralyn has a MA in counseling.  Together they founded Creative Retreat, LLC, an organization helping people and organizations to recognize and utilize their strengths.  They have been married for 34 years and have raised two children.

Utilizing their own strengths, the Sparoughs help others to reflect, recharge, and renew.Gesture at Vatican

The Embodied Rosary is the product of the Sparoughs effort to make prayer a whole-bodied experience. They have dedicated the Embodied Rosary to St. John Bosco, the Patron Saint of Youth.

The Sparoughs are also the authors of the Secret Diary of Mother Mary; and The Spiritual Exercises of the Coffee Filter. They are involved in numerous ministries at their home parish of St. Clare in Cincinnati, Ohio.