Discernment in Spiritual Direction

Looking into the Well! Discernment in Spiritual Direction A day to explore the nature of discernment in Spiritual Direction drawing upon Ignatius of Loyola’s wisdom on discernment in the Spiritual Exercises, and then look at how this plays out in the dynamics of a Spiritual Direction relationship.    Downloadable Resources:  Consolation-Desolation Presentation Slides (pdf) All quotes from the[…]

No Time Like the Present

The ways we enable and hinder the encounter with God within the Spiritual Direction session Spiritual Direction can easily drift in to talking about God. This is worthy conversation, as we explore what may be happening in the life and prayer of a directee. However, we may be missing something vital. After all talking about God is[…]

Practical Spirituality

“Practical Spirituality: spiritual practices that can energise and shape our living.”  1st May 2021 10am – 3pm 10-10.45 Welcomes followed by First Input: Prayer as Welcome: Receiving the welcome of God Use these links to access the resources for reflection and prayer:  Rowan Williams on Prayer God’s View of Me Beloved 10.45 – 11.30 Space for reflection[…]

Manresa Link – 19th Annotation Accompaniment

This programme is to provide support for those looking to accompany others praying the Spiritual Exercises in Daily Life (often known as the 19th Annotation) Here are the resources for downloading and printing.  Downloadable Documents Here are the handouts Saturday 17 April: Accompanying the Spiritual Exercises Handout Booklist Presentation Slides Desire – Quote from Michael Ivens[…]

Discerning God’s Invitation in a New Landscape

27th of February 2021 10.00 – 12.30 on zoom Led by Nick Helm for Rochester Canterbury Diocese Spirituality Networks How do we recognise where God’s invitation to us is in life when there are many possibilities / options and challenges? It can be really tricky to sift the options and find some clarity. In this session[…]

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