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Maryann Patalano

District President, International New Thought Alliance, Author, Spiritual Leader, Licensed Spiritual Practitioner,

MARYANN LOCAPARRA (formerly Patalano) is a district president at the International New Thought Alliance, inspirational speaker, writer and a Licensed Prayer Practitioner (RScP). She is the author of “Journal Like God” (available on Amazon and “The Peephole Effect – Perception is Everything”(available on Amazon which was released in April 2017. She also appears in the indie film "As A Man Thinketh", which features Rev. Michael Bernard Beckwith of "The Secret". Maryann spent most of her career in corporate America (IBM) prior to establishing The Answer Within, an organization which focuses on helping others who wish to make positive changes in their lives through spiritual principles. She shares her breadth of compassion, knowledge and inspiration through her writing, workshops, lectures, and sermons. Her work has appeared in Science of Mind Magazine, New Thought Magazine, Natural Awakenings and on websites throughout the country. In July 2015, she was named an Inspirational Luminary by Inspire Me Today. She focuses on the power of affirmative prayer and helping others to realize that they are beloved co-creators with the Universe.  She can be reached at or 919-740-1485.

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Originally from New York, I now reside in beautiful North Carolina. My work can be found in print and on-line in various spiritual publications throughout the world.

I am  passionate about teaching New Thought Principles through my workshops and speaking engagements on such topics as:

- The Peephole Effect Workshop
- Affirmative Prayer Instruction
-Manifestation Formula Workshop
-How to use journaling as a sacred, spiritual practice (Journal Like God)
Accomplishments & Experience

Founder, The Answer Within
Licensed Religious Science Practitioner (RScP) - 4 years of Study at the Triangle Center for Spiritual Living.
Author, “Journal Like God: Harness the Creative Power of the Universe Through Journal Writing” Released Jan. 2016  (available on Amazon:

Author, "The Peephole Effect: Perception is Everything",  released April 2017 (available on Amazon )
Instructor - Abundance workshops.
Published work - “I Changed My Life to Become a Spiritual Leader” (Community Sanctuary), “Get…

Awards and Affiliations

Centers for Spiritual Living

Licensed Religious Science Practitioner (RScP)


District President, International New Thought Alliance

Maryann Patalano

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