Starting TBD 2024

“The Church will have to initiate everyone – priests, religious and laity – into this ‘art of accompaniment’ which teaches us to remove our sandals before the sacred ground of the other.”

Pope Francis, The Joy of the Gospel, 169

What you can expect to go away with

  • Confidence and competence in accompanying another on their spiritual journey
  • Much more intimacy with your own faith journey, including your shadow
  • Growing awareness about how the ‘good’ and the ‘bad’ spirit operates
  • Recognition of your strengths and weaknesses, transference and projection
  • Knowledge of how to keep safe boundaries and confidentiality
  • Awareness that people can be in very different places on their developing journey
  • Being comfortable with and able to avail of supervision
  • Being able to lay aside your own agenda and give your companionee full attention
  • Being willing to avail of ongoing training
  • Having the companionship of fellow trainees

Details and dates of the course

Commencement date: TBD 2024
Location: Gonzaga College, Ranelagh, Dublin 6
Duration: 2 years part- time – 17 weekends in total
Cost: €1,300 p.a. (Negotiable)
Places: Limited

Closing date for receipt of applications is TBD
An application form, which can provide an opportunity for you to decide prayerfully whether or not to apply, is available here  or from [email protected].