The Nouwen Legacy promotes the enduring legacy of Henri Nouwen, whom many consider one of the greatest spiritual writers of the last century. Here, you’ll find resources about the work of Henri Nouwen as well as opportunities for retreats, workshops, courses, and other events related to Nouwen’s work.
Spiritual Directors International is the foremost international organizing body of spiritual directors, bringing together a global learning community of people who share a common passion and commitment to the art and contemplative practice of spiritual direction. For more than 20 years, it has served a community of seekers through its annual conference, its quarterly Presence journal, its “Seek and Find” listing of spiritual directors, and its international pilgrimages.
Known primarily for its semi-annual Conversations journal, Conversations seeks to provide spiritual accompaniment and honest dialogue for those who long for radical transformation in Christ. It stimulates hunger and illuminates the path by drawing on classical wisdom and practice, exploring the vital role of community, and illustrating the journey with realism and hope.
Spring Arbor University’s Master of Arts in spiritual formation and leadership follows a hybrid design (partially online, partially face-to-face with annual residency) and is founded on Renovaré’s six streams of faith and practice, providing training for ministers, lay persons and others interested in their own formation and those whom they minister.
For more than 25 years, the Center for Action and Contemplation has supported the world-renowned ecumenical ministry of Fr. Richard Rohr, OFM. Located in Albuquerque, New Mexico, it is the home of the Rohr Institute and its Living School for Action and Contemplation.
Abbey of the Arts is an online global monastery without walls that offers retreats, classes, books, and resources to nurture contemplative practice and creative expression. It is hosted by Christine Valters Paintner, Ph.D., a Benedictine oblate and author of seven books on monastic spirituality and the creative arts, and her husband, John, the online prior.
The Renovaré Institute for Christian Spiritual Formation seeks to make disciples of Jesus, immersing them into Trinitarian life in the kingdom of God, and teaching them actually to do what Jesus says is best. Over the course of two years, students read more than 24 books and more than 100 articles, participate in a variety of spiritual formation activities, develop a spiritual community with a small group of co-learners, and experience 28 days of teaching and formational activities built around key Renovaré concepts.
Since 1983, the Academy for Spiritual Formation has offered an environment for spiritually hungry pilgrims, whether lay or clergy, that combines academic learning with experience in spiritual disciplines and community. Its commitment to an authentic spirituality promotes balance, inner peace and outer peace, holy living and justice living. The academy offers both a two-year program and a five-day program.
The Los Angeles Religious Education Congress is the largest annual gathering of Roman Catholics, offering more than 300 workshops and more than 200 speakers and bringing together more than 38,000 participants over the course of its four-day schedule of activities.
Dr. David G. Benner is an internationally known depth psychologist, author, and lecturer whose life’s work has been directed toward the promotion of the well-being of the inner life of persons, focusing in particular on the interaction of psychological and spiritual dynamics. He has authored or edited more than 25 books that have been translated into 18 foreign languages with worldwide sales of more than 400,000 copies.
The Henri Nouwen Society shares the spirituality of solitude, community, and compassion that was embodied in the life and ministry of Henri Nouwen. It seeks to gather people who have been influenced by Nouwen’s spirituality, to introduce others to his rich legacy, and to provide the means for them to build community together.