Spiritual Directors International

The Home of Spiritual Companionship

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We're looking for experienced spiritual companions from diverse backgrounds. Full conference scholarship, plus hotel and travel stipend. Apply by March 2.


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Spiritual Directors International.


This is where people connect with spiritual companionship and deep listening.


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Join the Contemplative Revolution - for free

Spirit is the most authentic adventure. Get started now - for free. Discover & Listen

Sign up now for wisdom, practical tips, networking and  educational opportunities. You'll receive our monthly email newsletter Discover and our quarterly supplement Listen. One signup, two great publications. Both free. Consider them your passports to joining the most welcoming contemplative community on earth.

You're Invited to a Celebration of Spirit

Our annual conference in April is quite simply the best gathering of spiritual companions and seekers on the planet. Seeking Connections 2018 has amazing speakers, great workshops and full-day intensives.  This is an extraordinary chance to create community and deepen your practice. Join us.


BLOG: The Candle

"Please never blow out that candle. I want it to stay lit so that every time I enter this room I can see hope." - Jerome, an inmate in Sing Sing Prison on a 45 year sentence

A moving post from a chaplain who works in a maximum security prison. Prsions segregate, isolate and punish, Hans Hallunbaek says, but prisoners may still find spritual transformation. Read now.

Conference Scholarship Recipient

"Words cannot express my gratitude," says Theresa Nguyen, a trainee spiritual director, who just received a scholarship to our conference in April. A grant from the Fetzer Institute made this possible. (Thanks, Fetzer! smiley ) Apply.