ISI programs and workshops for Ignatian spiritual directors

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Spiritual Formation deepens experience and understanding of a person’s relationship with God. ISI's spiritual companioning formation program is for mature adults invited by the Lord into our ministry. Beyond the spiritual formation program, ISI regularly presents workshops and practicums for persons in the ministry of Ignatian spiritual direction and guiding others in the Spiritual Exercises of St. Ignatius.

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Spiritual Companioning Formation Program

The ISI Spiritual Companioning formation program is for persons who feel invited to the ministry of spiritual companioning in the Ignatian tradition as well as persons who desire to guide others in the Spiritual Exercises of St. Ignatius. Persons interested in the program will have completed the Spiritual Exercises of St. Ignatius (complete 19th annotation or 30-day retreat). Applications of the next cohort will open in Spring 2024.

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Giving Witness: a practicum to preach in the Ignatian tradition

This is a workshop providing instruction and formation for planning and giving talks rooted in the Spiritual Exercises of St. Ignatius and Ignatian spirituality. The Ignatian Spirituality Institute is excited to partner with Bellarmine Jesuit Retreat House to offer the Giving Witness Practicum. Dates for the 2024 practicum will be announced soon.

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