‚ÄčYear Two
Participants meet for three more  Intensives in the same format as in Year One. They also begin their Internships, and have ongoing assessments of the skills and dispositions required for spiritual direction and spiritual leadership.

Certificate Retreat, Awards & Celebration

At the end of Year Two, participants gather for a closing Retreat if feasible, Certificate Awards Ceremony & Celebration.

Year One

During each day of the Intensives during Year One, participants meet for prayer and worship, faculty presentations, discussion of required reading, small group practice of spiritual direction and development of leadership skills in spiritual formation. 

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In each year of the two-year Spiritual Direction & Leadership Program, a cohort members attend three VIRTUAL Intensives.

  • Each Intensive consists of 2 or 3 consecutive Fridays and Saturdays, meeting 9 AM - 4 PM on Zoom.  (See Schedule of Dates for exact dates of each Intensive)
  • Cohort members may choose to explore a topic in more depth in small virtual groups . 
  • There will be an option for the May residential Intensive to be held at Martina Spiritual Renewal Center in the Greater Pittsburgh Area.