Accompanying others

We train people in the art of spiritual accompaniment.

Training in Ignatian Spirituality & accompaniment

Continuing professional development for Ignatian Practitioners

Induction & formation for Jesuit Staff and Volunteers

What is a spiritual director?

Spiritual directors accompany people in their spiritual lives through one-to-one conversation.

They are trained in attentive listening, the art of spiritual conversation, and in discernment of spirits.

Understanding spirituality

Spiritual Discernment

Mark Rotsaert SJ is a Flemish Jesuit. He has been novice master for the North Belgium and Dutch Provinces, twice provincial of the North Belgium Province, President of the Conference of European Jesuit Provincials, superior of the Jesuit community at the Pontifical Gregorian University in Rome, and is currently senior research fellow at Campion Hall, Oxford. He has translated the Spiritual Exercises, the Spiritual Diary, and about forty letters of Ignatius into Dutch, and collaborated in a Dutch edition of the Autobiography.

Spirituality as the art of real presence

John O'Donohue was the author of a book on Hegel's philosophical theology, ‘Person als Vermittlung, Die Dialektik von Individualitiit in Hegels Phiinomenologie des Geistes. Eine philosophisch-theologische Interpretation’ (Mainz, 1993), a collection of poetry, ‘Echoes of memory’ (Poolbeg Press, l994/l997) and ‘Anam Cara: spiritual wisdom from the Celtic world’ (Bantam 1997). He died in 2008.