Spiritual Direction Skill Building

Souljourners have many opportunities to explore and develop skills in a prayerful environment that help the student in the ministry of Spiritual Direction and Companioning. These skills are learned through an experiential approach.

Esther Souljourners 2017

Specific skills targeted for training include:

  • Learning the evocative contemplative approach
  • Contemplative listening
  • Creating sacred space for others
  • Reverence and openness to others' stories
  • Questioning
  • Working with a verbatim
  • Practicing the skill of savoring the experience of God

Need more information, contact

Sister Mary Elizabeth Schweiger, OSB
Director of Souljourners
Sophia Center
751 South 8th Street
Atchison, Kansas 66002



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