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James Keegan, SJ and Dr. Anne M. Luther

James Keegan, SJ, is a Jesuit priest of the New England Province. He is a spiritual director, retreat leader, and trains and supervises spiritual directors. A graduate of the Center for Religious Development in Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA, he was the first graduate to work full time on that staff—from 1985 to 1989. For four years before that he was a team member and director of Campion Renewal Center in Weston, Massachusetts. It was there that he founded and ran the Light program to train lay people to do spiritual direction. In Louisville, Kentucky, USA, from 1990 to 2001, he was part of the team of the Archdiocesan Office of Ministry and Spirituality. In 2002 he returned to Massachusetts as director at Eastern Point Retreat House in Gloucester. Keegan has served on the Coordinating Council of Spiritual Directors International and was part of the editorial board that founded Presence: An International Journal of Spiritual Direction. Dr. Anne M. Luther is a spiritual director and Professor of Spiritual Direction. She lives in Indiana, USA.

Questions this video address:

  1. How did you get into spiritual direction in the first place?
  2. What are some things you learned from your spiritual directees and those you supervise?
  3. How do you view spiritual direction and how do you help a spiritual directee to know about prayer?


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