Spiritual Direction associations
Spiritual direction associations are listed below as either national or local associations.
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NATIONAL ASSOCIATIONSAustralian Network for Spiritual Direction The Network exists to encourage spiritual directors in their work, to nurture enquirers interested in spiritual direction and those who may be drawn to its practice, to provide regular gatherings and newsletters for their care and nurture and to support national, regional and local training programs. Contact person: The Secretary 1/81 Bimberi Cres, Palmerston ACT 2913 P. 0409 987 401 E. firstname.lastname@example.org Companions in the Ministry of the Ignatian Spiritual Exercises The Companions provides those engaged in giving the Spiritual Exercises the opportunity to enhance their understanding and practice of Ignatian spirituality. Contact person: The Secretary Companions in the Ministry of the Ignatian Spiritual Exercises C/- Campion CIS 99 Studley Park RoadKew VIC 3101 E: email@example.com CSD Australia (Conference of Spiritual Directors Australia) CSD Australia (formerly CRD Australia) is a professional association of spiritual directors committed to a contemplative approach in the ministry of spiritual direction. Their inspiration came initially from courses conducted by the former Centre for Religious Development in Cambridge, MA, USA. Conference of Spiritual Directors Contact person: Patricia Long (Secretary) PO Box 171 Surrey Hills Vic 3127 E: firstname.lastname@example.org
South AustraliaThe Ecumenical Spiritual Directors’ Association (SA) The association provides ongoing formation and peer supervision groups for spiritual directors in South Australia who belong to the different Christian traditions and are otherwise attached to various national associations. Contact person: Dr Di Shearer PO Box 953 STRATHALBYN SA 5255 P: 0448 536 835 E: email@example.com
Western AustraliaSpiritual Directors’ Network (Perth) A network of spiritual directors sharing experience, information and professional development. Contact person: Stephen Truscott E: firstname.lastname@example.org