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Upcoming Lenten Retreat

Finding and Following your God-Given Desires

WHEN:  Friday March 8, 4:30PM to Sunday March 10, 12:00PM
WHERE: St.Charles Retreat Centre., 323 St Charles St, Winnipeg MB

For more details about this upcoming retreat, including the registration information please click the link below.

What is Spiritual Direction?

Each person’s life story is holy. Each person’s life is full of God moments—times when we need God; times when God is present to us; and times when we are puzzled by God.

A spiritual director is a companion who can help a person see God’s presence in all of life: in questions, crises, careers, relationships, life stages, fears, insecurities, joys and grief.

A spiritual director is not a counselor or an advice giver. Rather, she or he is a companion and a listening presence who can help a person notice, discern, and respond to God’s invitation.

Is Spiritual Direction for me?

While anyone can arrange to meet with a spiritual director, the people who often seek this ministry are:

  • Those in a decision making process
  • Those with questions and concerns about life’s circumstances and relationships
  • People interested in exploring their faith, beliefs, prayer practices or church
  • People seeking a closer relationship with God
  • Those seeking greater spiritual awareness

People of all ages, young adults to elders, seek spiritual direction. Those in helping professions are especially supported by spiritual direction: pastors, paid or volunteer church workers, medical personnel, counselors, educators, life coaches, and care-givers.

Where, when and how much does it cost?

The meeting takes place in the context of a confidential one-one-one session with a director, usually monthly for the duration of one hour. Directors have meeting spaces in various locations throughout Winnipeg: East Kildonan, Grant, River Heights and West End areas. The suggested fee for a one-hour individual session ranges from $40-$80; however, we will turn no one away for financial reasons.

Our Team of Spiritual Directors

"Walk to Emmaus" by Betty Shoopman

How do I start?

To take the next step, click on the button or contact a specific director by clicking on the email link (in the bio section). The introductory meeting is typically 30 minutes, and is free of charge.