This page offers resources on finding a spiritual director and locating retreat centers, as well as offering a list of apps to support your spiritual practice. Click on the gray bar to open the resource you need.
There is an online resource at Spiritual Directors International for spiritual direction seekers and those desiring to learn more about it. Their Seek and Find guide can connect you with a spiritual director almost anywhere in the USA.
Catholic Retreat Centers
We have prepared a list of retreat centers for each of the Catholic dioceses in California, which are often excellent resources for seeking staff trained in spiritual direction. You can also filter our to view the locations of these retreat centers.
For more local resources, please contact Lynne Lukenbill in the Graduate Program in Pastoral Ministries office, (408) 554-4831, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Spirituality & Meditation Apps
|3-Minute Retreat||–||from Loyola Press.|
|Pray as You Go||–||a prayer reminder in the Ignatian tradition for busy people.|
|Reimagining the Examen||–||guides you through a reflection on your day.|
|Laudate||–||Mass readings, prayers, liturgy of the hours, rosary.|
|Magnificat||–||set up in day-by-day format, offers prayers from the Liturgy of the Hours, readings from daily Mass, and meditations from ancient and current spiritual masters.|
|iMissal||–||daily readings and Catholic prayers.|
|Insight Timer||–||Free meditation timer and guided meditations.|
|Mass Times for Travel||–||helps you find churches and worship times worldwide.|
In the same way, the Spirit too comes to the aid of our weakness; for we do not know how to pray as we ought, but the Spirit itself intercedes with inexpressible groanings. – Romans 8:26
The LORD bless you and keep you! The LORD let his face shine upon you, and be gracious to you! The LORD look upon you kindly and give you peace! –Numbers 6:24-26