Manresa Graduate Network

Manresa has trained people in spiritual direction for some 40 years, and so has a considerable number of graduates who engage in spiritual accompaniment throughout Ireland and around the world. Events and courses are organised regularly to support and develop the skills of those who... Read more

Spiritual Direction Graduates Zoom meeting

We invite all who have completed our spiritual direction training programs to join us online for an evening of reflection and prayer as we consider our ministry in this time of pandemic.

The evening will involve some material for reflection, invitation to prayer and some time of... Read more

Graduate Network Newsletter

Graduates of the spiritual direction training programmes at Manresa keep in touch with current offerings and opportunities by subscribing to the newsletter or by checking the Graduates page on this website ( If you are a... Read more

Graduates’ Weekend February 2020 - Dynamics in Spiritual Direction

Mike Drennan SJ will address the topic of 'Dynamics in Spiritual Direction', helping us to better understand prayer and the pray-er. 

This weekend will have elements familiar to all who have been trained in spiritual direction in Manresa's course, involving input, personal time... Read more

Graduates’ Day October 2019 - Images in Spiritual Accompaniment

Spiritual accompaniment typically relies on words and, even when a director uses metaphor and imagination, many are not comfortable with introducing visual images or engaging the directee with art. This day will allow spiritual directories to reflect on their own appreciation of images and... Read more