School of Ignatian Spirituality



In 2023-24 we’re offering the opportunity for seasoned spiritual directors to pursue additional training/formation in leading others through the Spiritual Exercises of Ignatius.

Locations and dates

Due to the unpredictability and restrictions of the pandemic, cohorts may meet in
person, online, or a hybrid of in-person and online. This will be determined module by

United States/Canada

SIS 2023: SEA Online  
Vicki Wehmeyer and Sherri Harder
Preparatory meeting: Apr 20, 2023 – 4-5pm mst (online)
Thur-Fri: Aug 17-18, 2023 (choose between online or in-person in Des Moines, Iowa), Nov 9-10, 2023 (online), Feb 8-9, 2024 (online), May 2-3, 2024 (choose between online or in-person in Des Moines, Iowa)

Europe/United Kingdom

SIS 2023: England
Natalie Baxter Strange
24 Mar 2023 (Preliminary meeting – Online), 20-22 Jun 2023 (In person at Retreat House, Pleshey, UK),             10-11 Nov 2023 (Online), 2-3 Feb 2024 (Online), 17-18 May 2024 (In person in the UK, TBD)

Ignatian Spirituality & Accompaniment Registration Process

  1. Fill out and submit an application
  2. The Program Facilitator, will contact you.
  3. Once accepted, you can secure your spot with a $500 USD non-refundable deposit.


  • Choose a Location

  • Personal Information

    Please tell us about yourself.
  • Interest & Experience

    Please answer the following questions. They will provide us with an understanding of your desire, availability and readiness for participating in the Spiritual Exercises Accompaniment Training. After receiving the application and letter of recommendation, you will be contacted by Vicki Wehmeyer (US) or Sherri Harder (US) or Natalie Baxter Strange (UK) to schedule an interview.
  • Choose all that apply:
  • Financial Considerations

    ELECTRONIC SIGNATURE* Tuition: Tuition for SEA US/Canada formation is $2200 and Tuition for SEA Europe formation is $1800 USD. After your application is approved, you can reserve your spot in the cohort with a $500 USD non-refundable deposit. The entire tuition may be paid at one time, or if you desire monthly payments, a $500 USD non-refundable deposit is paid followed by 8 equal automatic (electronic) payments of $212.50 USD for US/Canada students or $162.50 USD for Europe students. (Monthly payments must be made electronically). The cost of books, transportation, lodging, and food are not included in your fees. PLEASE NOTE: Sustainable Faith asks that NO checks be sent for any of the tuition payment.
  • Letters of Reference

    Please submit 2 email addresses of individuals who you would like us to reach out to regarding a letter of recommendation. These people should be 2 of the following 3 categories: -The facilitator of the spiritual direction training you completed. -Your current supervisor for spiritual direction. -Your pastor or a ministry leader.
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PLEASE MAKE SURE FORM IS SUBMITTED BEFORE LEAVING THE PAGE. IF AN ERROR IS INDICATED, PLEASE REMEDY. THANK YOU. If you have questions please contact Vicki Wehmeyer: [email protected] in the US or Natalie Baxter Strange [email protected] in the UK.