May 8: Session 3 Flow

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