1. Spiritual Direction Preparatory Session
Upon receiving this package, you will be sent a Survey. Once your survey is complete, it will be sent directly to your Spiritual Director, where he/she will review your survey and follow-up with a 75 minute session. This session will begin the process of enabling you to better hear from God within your life circumstances, respond to Him, grow in intimacy with Him, and observe the areas He is already tending to you or the areas you need tending. This session includes personalized questions in order to structure a retreat suitable to your own needs, potential fears, concerns, etc.
2. Personalized Retreat Center Recommendation
- Serra Retreat
This includes information on the Retreat Center recommended just for you. We will send you all the information necessary for you to book your Retreat.
*Option for us to book Retreat for you. Price will increase, as you will pay us directly for retreat.
3. Personalized Retreat Packet
Based on the preliminary session, here is your Retreat Materials:
- 48 hour Retreat
You were concerned about not knowing what to do in the silence. You function well with structure and fear nothing to do would be scary on your first retreat. Retreats are meant to be a safe place and so we have given you a structure that we think best suites you which includes various scripture, song, chapter excerpts from book, etc.
4. Spiritual Direction DEBRIEF SESSION
You will meet with your Spiritual Director shortly after you return and receive a 75 minute session of debrief. This includes reflection, how to enter back into life, and basic spiritual direction
5. FOLLOW-UP MATERIALS
It is important to prepare not only for re-entry, but also for maintaining a lifestyle that integrates rest. This includes an article, soul-care.com resource material, book recommendation, and option to continue in Spiritual Direction.
6. (2) FOLLOW-UP EMAILS with your Spiritual Director
Often it can be inspiring or encouraging after a retreat, while other times is can be disorienting or discouraging figuring out how to integrate (back into life?what you learned into daily life?). Dialogue with your Spiritual Director and he/she will give personalized direction, helpful tools, or essential guidance for you as you have questions.