Spiritual Direction Certification


Who is a Spiritual Director? A Spiritual Director is a person who is/has:

* Open to the presence of Divine Mystery in their graced history and the particulars of their daily life.

* A listening ear and a compassionate heart.

* Rooted in a community of faith that nurtures, challenges, and shapes their personal faith.

* Gradually growing toward knowledge and acceptance of their limits as well as their unique gifts and talents.

The Associate Spiritual Direction Training Program at WVIS adheres to the core principles of Spiritual Directors International (SDI). All program assignments, which become part of the portfolio documenting your participation in this program, demonstrate these principles.

As part of your participation in the WVIS Associate Spiritual Direction Training Program you will receive both the theory and the opportunity to offer individual and group spiritual direction as well as Ignatian Directed Retreats. All of these activities are under the supervision of a member of WVIS staff who will walk with you throughout your journey and be available to guide and assist you.

Learn more about becoming part of the WVIS Associate Spiritual Direction Training Program.

Download the brochure HERE.

Download the application HERE.

JUST ADDED! Have you been trained in another training programs and did not receive education in HOW to give Ignatian directed retreats OR group spiritual direction? Sign up to be part of WVIS training that will provide certification in both. Click HERE for the brochure.  

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