The Adelynrood School for Spiritual Direction

The Rev. Sarah Rockwell
Jeanette and Joan
Jeanette and Joan

The Adelynrood School for Spiritual Direction

You may use the link below to register for 2018 and/or 2019 sessions

Click for 2018-2019 Registration Form

2018-2019 sessions are:

June 11 – 15, 2018—Session I The Nature of Spiritual Companioning
The Rev. Dr. Ken Orth; Jeanette Renouf, SCHC, DMin, PhD; Joan Bowers, SCHC, MA

Aug. 6 – 10, 2018—Session II Supporting the Development of a Spiritual Life
The Rev. Sarah Rockwell; Jeanette Renouf, SCHC, DMin, PhD; Joan Bowers, SCHC, MA

June 10 – 14, 2019—Session III Personality and Psychological Aspects of Spiritual Direction, the life of the Director

Aug. 5 – 9, 2019—Session IV Direction of Diverse Populations and Director Self-Care

There are often many people in our lives but few with whom we can share the depths of our spiritual journey. If you are someone who finds yourself listening to others, perhaps it is time to seek a deeper understanding of the spiritual path. Is it time to grow your skills in accompanying others along the way? Spiritual direction takes many forms, informal and formal: guiding, companioning, befriending, counseling, mentoring, and sharing. Join the School for Spiritual Direction at beautiful Adelynrood to discern more about this call to holy listening. The training will be offered for one week in June and August for four sessions over two years.

Classes will begin at 3:00 pm on a Monday and end after lunch on Friday. Wednesday will consist of a directed quiet day to which others are invited. Tuition for each one-week component is $590; this includes all meals, room, program fee and materials. All faculty have been trained in recognized spiritual direction training programs and are experienced directors.

A discount is available when registering and paying in advance for more than one session. See the registration form for information on this discounts.

Rates for those sharing a room and for commuters can be arranged by contacting

Administrators of the program are Jeanette Renouf, DMin, PhD, SCHC and Joan Bowers, MA, SCHC.

Click for 2018-2019 Registration Form

Back to Events


Adelynrood Retreat & Conference Center
46 Elm Street
Byfield, MA 01922-2812

| Grounds Map | Registration Form | Directions | Scholarship Information | Links | Privacy Policy | Contact Us |
Companions Only Login

Please report any problems on this site to:

Copyright 1999-2020. The Society of the Companions of the Holy Cross.
Copyright includes content and media.