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Contact us to find a spiritual director in your area

Most of the retreat and spirituality centers in the USA Central and Southern Province maintain lists of spiritual directors in their area. Contact your local center for assistance in finding a director trained in the Jesuit tradition.


Ignatian Spirituality Institute

The Ignatian Spirituality Institute conducts training programs for men and women interested in guiding people through the Spiritual Exercises, and then makes these people available for ministry in the area. They have a form available on their website to help connect people with Ignatian spiritual directors.


Ignatian Spirituality Program

The Ignatian Spirituality Program of Denver offers Ignatian group retreats, individual spiritual direction, the Spiritual Exercises in Everyday Life, and trains spiritual directors and guides of the Spiritual Exercises. Contact Joseph Lagan, director, at (303) 320-9995 or

Grand Coteau, Louisiana

Jesuit Spiritualty Center

Situated on 900 acres of farmland, the Jesuit Spirituality Center at Grand Coteau provides a quiet environment for those seeking God through the Spiritual Exercises. For information on local spiritual directors, contact the Spirituality Center office at (337) 662-5251.

Our Lady of the Oaks Retreat House

Our Lady of the Oaks Retreat House, located in Grand Coteau, La., has provided a beautiful setting for retreats since 1938. For information on local spiritual directors, contact the Retreat House office at (337) 662-5410, or

Kansas City, Missouri

Ignatian Spirituality Center

The Ignatian Spirituality Center of Kansas City offers programs in Ignatian prayer and retreats and trains lay people as spiritual directors and retreat guides. They are also available to help connect people with Ignatian spiritual directors; contact Susan Friedrichsen  at (816) 523-5115, x 212 or

St. Louis

The Bridges Foundation is a St. Louis based organization that offers opportunities to anyone seeking to deepen their relationship with God and God’s people through ongoing formation grounded in the experience of the Spiritual Exercises of St. Ignatius of Loyola.