Are you interested in this program?
Each applicant will be expected to have a one-on-one interview with a StSW faculty member.
A background check will be required for all persons admitted to the program.
Certificate of Program Completion
Each participant must complete the following:
Required readings and reading reflection papers
Assigned papers during the 3-year process
Practicum of giving and receiving spiritual direction
Participation in all scheduled in-person retreats
Prior to taking the course, we recommend the following readings
I Thought It Was Just Me (But It Isn’t)
by Brene Brown
Centering Prayer and Awakening
by Cynthia Bouregeault
A General Theory of Love
by Thomas Lewis, M.D.,
Fari Amini M.D.,
Richard Lannon M.D.
Sabbath As Resistance
(Saying No To the Culture of Now)
by Walter Brueggemann
And for the brave, we highly recommend:
The Living God and the Fulness of Life
by Jürgen Moltmann
Death of the Mythic God
by Jim Marion
by Paul Smith