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School for Charismatic Spiritual Directors

June 1-30, 2014 & July 12-26, 2015

Pecos Benedictine Charismatic School for Spiritual Direction

Have you heard a gentle whisper or perhaps a rushing wind beckoning you to a more committed life in the Lord Jesus Christ and His church? The Pecos Benedictine Charismatic School for Spiritual Direction may be the answer to the yearning of your heart.

The school provides the participants the opportunity for growth in a monastic setting. Students will enter into the rhythm of monastic life joining the community in prayer, study and the activities of daily living. This course is designed in two parts. The initial phase lasts about thirty days and introduces the participant to living a more balanced life style and deepening one's relationship with God. The school is multifaceted blending Christian spirituality with Jungian psychology thus providing each individual the opportunity for a life changing experience bringing about inner healing and wholeness. While at the monastery, each student will have a personal Spiritual Director. Following the thirty days participants will leave the monastery and pursue additional personal studies. After several months participants will return to the monastery for a two week follow up session. A certificate of completion will be awarded at the end of the second session. Many graduates of the school have chosen to become Spiritual Directors assisting others in their walk with the Lord Jesus.

The school started in January 1979 by the late +David Geraets, OSB first Abbot of Our Lady of Guadalupe Abbey. The school has had graduates from all 50 states and 16 foreign countries. Abbot David was a visionary and leaves a legacy to continue to bring people to a deeper abiding love of God through the school of Charismatic Spiritual Direction.

Cost for the June 1-30, 2014 session is $3500.00
Cost for the Follow up Session Feb. 8-22, 2015 is $1750
Graduates from past schools are welcome to take a refresher course

Application may be sent via e-mail or federal posting (snail mail). Once the application has been reviewed and references received the participant will receive a personal phone call from Father Aidan (monastery superior) or Father Bob (School Director) about acceptance to the program. A formal letter of acceptance will follow. At that time a 10% deposit is required to hold a room. The monastery accepts personal and bank checks as well as Master Card, VISA, American Express and Discover credit cards.
For additional information contact the monastery at 505.757.6415 and ask to be directed to Father Bob.

Click here to download the Application for the School.
Click here to download the Application for the School in PDF format.
Click here to download the proposed schedule of talks and other activities.
Click here to download the Recommendation Form.
Click here to download the Recommendation Form in PDF format.


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