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A Companion’s Way

The Gloucestershire Course in Spiritual Direction

Useful Information

If you are interested in attending our course then please contact our administrator Deborah, using the form on the Contact us page

There are also other training courses available:

  • In Oxford Spidir run a 1 year programme on Tuesdays at Douai Abbey –
  • The London Spirituality Centre have 2 training courses available, one more Ignatian based
  • Sarum College  in Salisbury offer a course spread over 2 years
  • St Buenos in North Wales offer residential programmes in spiritual direction training.

 

If you would like to find a spiritual director:

In Gloucestershire there are 2 main contacts:

  1. The Gloucestershire Spirituality Network hold an ecumenical list of directors from all Christian traditions. Please contact Chris Mason, revd.chris.mason@gmail.com
  2. The Clifton Diocese Spiritual Direction Network hold a list of directors who particularly feel called to work within the Catholic community. Please contact Sue Thomson: network@cliftondiocese.com

If you contact the list holder, they will ask you a little about yourself and what you’re seeking from spiritual direction and then, prayerfully, match those needs with someone suitable on their list.

If you live outside of Gloucestershire:

 

If you are interested in going on a retreat:

In Gloucestershire, The Spirituality Network run 2 annual short residential guided retreats

Otherwise, The Retreat Association have an excellent network of places, broken down regionally, that offer both guided and self-directed retreats.

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