Drumalis (15 July 03)


We believe there is a need for spiritual guidance in our society, for people willing to walk
with others in their journey of faith. If you find yourself drawn to help others in their search
for God or are a person others tend to confide in, training in spiritual direction might be for
Training in spiritual direction has been offered in Manresa for almost 40 years and is
currently given in the form of a two-year course consisting of seven weekends each year.
Drawing on the insights of spirituality, psychology and scripture, this two year course will
prepare you for the ministry of guiding others in their faith lives. This unique offering, with
ongoing supervision and mentoring over two years, allows participants to develop and
deepen their skills over time. Applicants who elect to do the course at Manresa are resident
during each of the weekends and have the added opportunity of an important group
experience which significantly enhances the learning experience. We work within the
Ignatian tradition which is a rich source of guidance in discerning the ways of God and which
equips participants in the course to help others find their way in our sometimes confusing
In 2016-2018, this course is being offered in Manresa, Jesuit Centre for Spirituality, Dublin,
in Galway’s Jesuit Centre for Faith and Culture and in Drumalis Retreat & Conference Centre,
Students successfully completing the course will receive a Diploma in Spirituality (Spiritual
Direction) from St. Patrick’s College Maynooth.


For more information on the course in Drumalis please click HERE

For the Application form please click HERE

To print out the Letter of Recommendation please click HERE