IMSD 601 - Spiritual Direction 1: Art Of Accompaniment
The participants will learn the foundational dynamics of spiritual direction through reading, lectures, and discussions. SD 1 will serve as a foundation for those who wish to continue learning the practice of spiritual direction. It is also a stand-alone course for those who wish to learn the “art of accompaniment”.
The course consists of five hours of instruction per day for five days. There will also be opportunities over meals and during free times for private meetings with the instructors. The course begins at 9 a.m., Mondays and end at 4 p.m. Fridays May 18-22. Housing and meals are provided and included in the cost. There is also a day rate for commuters which includes meals. Space is limited! Reserve early! Daily Mass, Eucharistic adoration, Sacramental Confession and prayer are included in the program and available to any who are interested. The programs also offer time for walks, silence, and reflection to best integrate the teaching offered during the courses. Saint Vincent Archabbey is a peaceful environment that naturally fosters reflection and contemplation.