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  1. Introduction to the Course
  2. Zoom Links
  3. Assignments and Resources
    11 Topics
  4. Video Pre-work for Session 2: The Circle of Life
    3 Topics
  5. Welcome from Program Mentors
  6. Video Pre-work for Session 2: Theological Presuppositions
    3 Topics
  7. Art and Practice Themes Outline 2021-22
  8. Art and Practice Book List 2021-22
  9. April 10: Session 2 Flow
  10. Labyrinth Gallery
  11. Video Pre-Work for Session 3: Supervision
    6 Topics
  12. Real Play from April 10, 2021
    1 Topic
  13. May 8: Session 3 Flow
  14. Video Pre-Work for Session 4: Interior Movements
    4 Topics
  15. June 12: Session 4 Flow
  16. Video Pre-Work for Session 5: Directing Another in Prayer
    5 Topics
  17. July 10: Session 5 Flow
  18. Video Pre-Work for Session 6: Jungian Psychology and Spiritual Direction
  19. September 11: Session 6 Flow
  20. Video Pre-Work for Session 7: Culture and Marginalization
    7 Topics
  21. October 9: Session 7 Flow
  22. Pre-Work for Session 8: Special Topics in Spirituality
  23. November 13: Session 8 Flow
  24. Pre-Work for Session 9: Discernment
  25. January 7 & 8 Discernment Weekend

Art & Practice of Spiritual Direction

Session 3: Supervision

AP1 2021-05 01 Session 3 Flow – Participant

May 8, 2021
All times are listed in Pacific Time
As with all retreats, times are flexible and may be adjusted along the way.


8:50 Zoom opens
9:00 Opening Ritual
9:05 On Learning to Listen: Sita and Sona (13 min.)
9:15 What is Supervision? Recap presentation and large group discussion (40 min.)

9:55 Break (10 min.)

10:05 View recorded April Spiritual Direction session (20 min.)
10:25 Self-Supervision form experience (10 min.)
10:35 Use of Supervision forms: Presentation (45 min.)
11:20 Supervision: Real Play (25 min.)
11:45 Large group discussion (15 min.)

12:00 Lunch! (90 min.)

1:30 Poem: A Place of Refuge (5 min.)
1:35 Continue Supervision discussion: Mentor groups (30 min.)
2:05 Supervision documentation: Presentation (20 min.)
2:25 Supervision readings: Large group discussion (20 min.)
2:45 Journal the day (5 min.)
2:50 Reminders and Closing Ritual (10 min.)

What’s Next?
● Mentor group meeting with Quads
● Assigned readings for June (Sacred Is the Call Chapters 5,6; begin reading, Holy
Listening Guenther; plus any other reading ahead: William A. Barry & William J Connolly,
The Practice of Spiritual Direction, Chapter 6 – Development of Relationship and
Resistance, pp.80-100 pdf
● Reflection paper (due May 20)
● Continue looking for directees
● Send in your Supervisor Release Form