About Paddy


Paddy is the founder and executive director of Holistic Sanctuary. She serves as the retreat director, spiritual director, certified life coach and teacher of Christian spiritual formation courses.

Paddy holds a Doctor of Ministry from Tyndale University College and Seminary. Her thesis, A Holistic Spiritual Formation Model for Selected Chinese Churches in the G.T.A., aims to help churches build a holistic spiritual formation model. The ministry of the Holistic Sanctuary exists to renew the spiritual vitality of Christian communities, which include pastors, Christian leaders, the congregation and para-church organizations. 

Paddy has served on the pastoral staff in several churches in the GTA for over 14 years, including Richmond Hill Chinese Baptist Church and Toronto Chinese Community Church. She has taught at the Alliance Bible Seminary Centre of Canada; served as guest speaker for Sunday worship and spiritual formation Sunday school classes; and led spiritual formation retreats for many churches. In addition, Paddy provides spiritual consultation to churches seeking to deepen their spiritual intimacy withGod and their fellow Christian community.