Frequently Asked Questions

What is spiritual direction?

Spiritual directors (or, more accurately, “companions”) meet with people one-on-one, or in small groups, to help them grow in their relationship with God by listening to their experiences from their daily life. Spiritual directors can help people to pay attention to their experiences when they pray or when they become aware of something deeply moving in their lives. It’s not really therapy or counseling; the focus isn’t on helping someone solve their problems, but rather just listening with deep attention and walking alongside them in their spiritual journey.

This article was updated on December 28, 2023