Mercy Institute for Spiritual Direction

Mercy Center Burlingame has been engaged in the formation of spiritual directors for more than 35 years.

New! 100% Online Programs

The Art and Practice of Spiritual Direction and Sacred Journey applications are being accepted until February 10, 2021. (Extended from Jan 31)

Please download the booklets below for more information.

Sacred Journey Program

A foundational course in contemplative spirituality.

The next Sacred Journey cohort will begin in February of 2022. The application period will open in December of 2021.

Art & Practice of
Spiritual Direction

An Internship in the Formation of Spiritual Directors

The next Art & Practice cohort will begin in Spring of 2023.  The application period will open in the Autumn of 2022.

Sacred Journey
Program

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Program
Dates

Program
Info

Online
Application 

Booklet
 

Art & Practice of
Spiritual Direction

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Program
Dates

Online
Application 

References
 

Booklet
 

Acompañantes Espirituales

Formación para directores espirituales en español

Profundizando y Practicando

Un repaso y formación continúa con prácticas y supervisión para acompañamiento formal

Spiritual Exercises

Application date TBD for the 2021-2022 session

Supervision Practicum

More information coming in 2022.

Spiritual
Exercises

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Program
Dates

Program
Costs

Application
 

Booklet
 

Supervision
Practicum

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Program
Dates

Program
Costs

Application
 

Booklet
 

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