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Program Information

Schedule

Weekend of Directed Prayer

  • The seminar opens the evening of Friday June 9th, 2017 with a social and dinner followed by a weekend of directed prayer.

Morning Practicum (3 weeks)

  • In the two-hour morning practicum, peer supervision is experienced as the participants become engaged in the art of giving and receiving contemplative spiritual direction.
  • The opportunity to direct the prayer of two individuals outside of class is provided.
  • Case studies tailored to the particular needs of seminary formation are discussed.
  • In addition, the following topics are examined:
  1. Prayer and Discernment
  2. Psychological and Spiritual Affective Development
  3. Fostering a Contemplative Attitude
  4. Issues in Seminary Spiritual Direction

Afternoon Class (2 weeks)

  • The course, “The Spirituality of Diocesan Priesthood,” illuminates the unique identity and charisms of diocesan priesthood.
  • An apostolic spirituality is presented that can inspire, motivate and sustain the busy daily lives of contemporary diocesan priests.
  • If desired, two graduate credits through Creighton University can be earned.

Dates

  • The Seminar for Seminary Spiritual Directors begins on June 9, 2017.
  • The Seminar for Seminary Spiritual Directors ends on June 30, 2017.
  • The program runs for 3 ½ weeks.

Location

The Seminar for Seminary Spiritual Directors is based at Creighton University in Omaha, Nebraska. During the summer IPF shares Creighton’s facilities while conducting its own liturgical and residential life

Cost

  • $163.00, Registration/Technology Fee
  • $1,975.00, Seminar Fee
  • $803.00, private, air-conditioned room, shared suite (linens included)
  • $65.00, Textbook Fee
  • $3,006.00, subtotal

 Meal Plan Options

  • 19 meal plan, $362.25
  • 14 meal plan, $320.25
  • Continental breakfast + 14 meal plan, $378.00
  • Limited scholarship funds are available upon request.

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