Ignatian Spiritual Direction Initiative
Spiritual Direction Training Programs

We have compiled a list of spiritual direction training programs available on the East Coast (Maine to Georgia). The list primarily includes programs within the two East Coast Jesuit provinces, but also contains some of the most prominent Jesuit programs outside of this region. 

If you are discerning the call to become a spiritual director, a knowledge of the various opportunities for training is helpful — including prerequisites, program requirements, format, and costs. Our list is not exhaustive, but it does represent many of the prominent programs that offer spiritual direction training rooted in the Ignatian tradition. 

We do our best to update this list regularly, but we encourage you to refer to each program’s website for up-to-date information.

To view our list, click here

If you have questions or comments, please contact Lisa Hastings, Director of Spiritual Direction Initiatives, at lhastings@jesuits.org.





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Loyola on the Potomac
Situated on a bluff overlooking the Potomac River, Loyola on the Potomac is located 35 miles south of Washington, D.C., in southern Maryland.