About us

Spiritual Directors International

Do you want to be part of a global contemplative movement that contributes to peace, justice, and living in right relationship with all creation?

SDI is a global learning community of people from many faiths and many nations who share a common passion and commitment to the art and contemplative practice of spiritual direction.

For more than twenty years, SDI has served this community through educational events, publications, and outreach programs, helping people connect with one another and with the Sacred.

As a registered nonprofit charity, our mission is to tend the holy around the world and across traditions.

Everyone is welcome to join this rich learning community.

Learn more at www.sdiworld.org

Online Store

SDI supports the ministry and service of spiritual direction through the publication of several diverse and enriching periodicals, events, and resources.

Membership, publications, educational events, and other resources can be purchased here in our online store.

  • Membership
  • Presence Journal
  • Educational Events
  • Webinars
  • Guidelines and Brochures
  • SDI Educational Videos
  • SDI Imprint Books


“I am grateful for the deep connection to the worldwide spiritual direction community.”

Rev. Lynette Dungan, UCA, Victoria, Australia

“SDI members live its hope and healing all over the world, working microcosmically through one-on-one spiritual direction sessions, retreats, prayer, workshops, and international gatherings.

—Rev. Marcia Smith-Wood, Indiana, USA

“SDI deepens my understanding of the beauty of the Divine Spirit residing in each one of us. Every month, when Presence enters my home, I know I will be enriched with its content of practical application and inspiration.

—Ilse Wefers, OSBObl, DMin, Oregon, USA