Throughout human history, individuals have been inspired to accompany others seeking meaning and Mystery, that many name God, or the ground of all being. SDI is a learning community that educates and supports this service around the world and across traditions.
SDI believes spiritual companionship and deepening into the sacred transform individuals, society, and all creation.
SDI is an inclusive, global learning community that serves and supports the ministry and service of spiritual direction. As a multi-faith organization, we share a common concern, passion, and commitment to the ministry and service of spiritual companionship.
From a small gathering of spiritual directors at Mercy Center in Burlingame, California, USA, in 1989, the community has grown to include more than six thousand members on six continents who represent more than fifty spiritual traditions.
Listen to Sister Mary Ann Scofield, RSM, share the story of how Spiritual Directors International was founded in 1990.