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SPIRITUAL DIRECTION INSTITUTE

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ART & PRACTICE OF SPIRITUAL DIRECTION

Art and Practice Format

Art and Practice of Spiritual direction is a two-year contemplative program for the formation of spiritual directors which is focused on interior growth and discernment. Each year consists of 4 weekend residential intensives. The program begins in August 2018 and ends in May 2020. We have found this structure to enhance learning, community building, and personal transformation.

 

Program Dates and Costs

Year One: 2018-2019

2018/19 program year begins in August 2018 and ends in May 2019.

Cost: $2,700 for all 4 sessions, including overnight stays and meals.

Session 1 Thursday August 23 - Saturday, August 25

Session 2 Thursday November 8 – Saturday, November 10

Session 3 Thursday February 28 - Saturday March 2

Session 4 Thursday May 9 - Saturday May 11

Year Two: 2019-2020

2019/20 program year begins in August 2019 and ends in May 2020.

Cost: $2,800 for all 4 sessions, including overnight stays and meals.

Session 1 Thursday August 22 - Saturday, August 24

Session 2 Thursday November 7 – Saturday, November 9

Session 3 Thursday February 27 - Saturday February 29

Session 4 Thursday April 30 - Saturday May 2

 

Reflection on Spiritual Director's Formation

Read the Reflection prayerfully and reflectively. You must read before applying.

 

Read Reflection on Formation

 

Program FAQ and Refund Policy

Print the FAQ: dates, breakdown of costs, frequently asked questions.

Art & Practice Program FAQ

Print the Art & Practice refund policy, payment terms and conditions.

Art & Practice Refund Policy

 

Criteria for Program Admissions

After you've read the Reflections and FAQ, proceed to Criteria for Admissions.

 

Admissions Period will open in January 2018

 

Contact for Further Information

For further information, bsoracco@mercywmw.org | Phone: 650-340-7495