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Spiritual Mentorship: Called to be Spiritual Director?

November 13, 2014 by  
Filed under Spiritual Direction, Training Programs

Are you called to help others grow in their spiritual life but don't feel like you have the necessary formation? Over the past several years I have had the distinct pleasure of observing the spiritual mentorship training provided by the Apostles of the Interior Life and the School of Faith under the leadership of Archbishop Naumann in Kansas City, Kansas. Frankly, although I have been a supporter... Read More

Spiritual Guides, Directors & Mentors: What’s the difference?

What's the Difference between Spiritual Guides, Spiritual Directors, and Spiritual Mentors?   Good question! Depending upon the source of training of the spiritual director, there are different types or titleds of those who offer spiritual direction. For instance, a number of movements in the Church offer training for lay people so that they can provide spiritual direction. These organizations... Read More

Can I be My Own Spiritual Director? I Can’t Find One: What Now?

Dear Father John, I haven’t been able to find a spiritual director yet (which is kind of frustrating). I am still looking, but what should I do in the meantime? Can someone be their own spiritual director? This is a deeper question than you might think. First, continue to ask God to put you in touch with someone who can be your spiritual director. (If you haven’t read the post about how to find... Read More