The 2015-17 class of the Spiritual Direction Training Program graduated during a small ceremony Aug. 4, 2017, at the Mount Saint Joseph Conference and Retreat Center.
The six-member group completed a retreat week at the Center, then were blessed with holy oil before receiving their certificates in the Retreat Center Chapel. They are the sixth graduating class of the program, which began in 2004.
Applications for the 2017-19 Spiritual Direction Training Program are being accepted until Aug. 31, 2017. Contact Sister Mary Matthias Ward, director of the Retreat Center, at 270-229-0200, or firstname.lastname@example.org. Information is also on the Ursuline website, ursulinesmsj.org, under the Conference and Retreat Center tab.
Here are some photos from the graduation.