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SDI Conference - Spiritual Companionship for Our Times - April 23-26, 2020

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Help us celebrate our 30th anniversary.

Bring your vision, your heart and your grit to Santa Fe, New Mexico. Help us expand the community of our calling and honor those on whose shoulders we stand. Help us set SDI’s intention and direction for the next 30 years.

It’s going to be amazing.

Presenters: Sister Joan Chittister, Roshi Joan Halifax, Dr. Barbara Holmes, Pat McCabe (Weyakpa Najin Win, Woman Stands Shining), Richard Rohr, Mirabai Starr and Adam Bucko.

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Nominations Open for Coordinating Council

Are you called to help lead Spiritual Directors International?

SDI is seeking new Coordinating Council members to begin July 1, 2020. The ideal candidates will help SDI respond to - and celebrate - the diversity of international, cultural, racial, ethnic, faith, gender, generation, sexual orientation, and differently-abled backgrounds of the seekers and spiritual companions of SDI.


We invite you to consider if you, or someone you know, might be called to help provide leadership on the Coordinating Council of SDI.


Learn more here.

SDI Encounters - A Contemplative Podcast

A new conversation each week.

A place to listen for mystery, companionship, stillness and serenity.

A chance to meet people who change the world.

Discover the benefits of spiritual companionship and deep listening.

Listen to the podcast now.

Learn more from our host, Matt Whitney.


New Resources for Spiritual Companions

Portrait of a Spiritual Director

SDI is delighted to launch two keystone documents:  Portrait of a Spiritual Director & 5 Principles of Spiritual Direction Training Programs. They are for everyone who practices, teaches or is learning spiritual companionship - and for every seeker on the planet. Also, read our new flipbook of SDI's Guidelines for Ethical Conduct, an essential resource.