Spiritual Direction

Personal support for listening and prayer

PLEASE NOTE: Spiritual Direction at the Casa is currently holding sessions on Zoom. Please fill out the form below or email spiritualdirection(Replace this parenthesis with the @ sign)thecasa.org  for more information and to schedule an appointment.

Explore a relationship with God

What is happening in your life that separates you from living with deeper meaning? How is God present or absent in your life? How do you know God’s direction for your life?

Spiritual direction encourages us to explore our relationship with God. Many of us find it a challenge to notice God’s action in the midst of our busy lives, although we really yearn – deep within our being – for an awareness of God’s presence with us.

In spiritual direction, we are guided to reflect acutely on the experiences of our daily lives and God’s presence within each experience. Spiritual direction is really not about being “directed” per se, but about being invited on a journey with a trained and certified companion to listen to God in a new way.

What is the role of a spiritual director?

A spiritual director/companion is one who is present to the directee through deep listening and personal support. This creates a safe environment where we can openly and prayerfully explore where God’s spirit is leading.

What happens in spiritual direction?

Spiritual direction is really not about being “directed.” Rather, it is very much about being encouraged to draw closer to God through conversation, listening and prayer. We talk about what’s on your mind.

How often do we meet? Is there a cost?

Most common is a monthly appointment for one hour at the Franciscan Renewal Center. Our suggested donation for spiritual direction is $45-$65 per visit. The amount is negotiable and is determined between the director and the person seeking direction.

How do I find a spiritual director?

To begin, contact the Spiritual Direction Ministry via this form.

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  • Sunday Mass

  • Public & Livestream Mass Times

    Please read our required safety procedures  Limited seating available on a first come, first served basis.

    Weekend Mass

    Saturday at 5 pm

    Sunday at 8 am and 10 am

    Daily Mass

    Monday – Saturday at 8 am

    Visit our YouTube channel to participate online.

    Holy Communion offered on Sunday from 11:30 am – 12 pm in the narthex of the church with safety precautions.

  • Reconciliation

    Saturday 3 – 4 pm

    All current safety protocols apply, including mandatory wearing of face masks, physical distancing, and sanitizing hands upon entering the church. The Reconciliation Chapel may or may not be used. If not, another suitable place will be designated. The church must be prepared for the 5 pm Mass, which is why confessions will end promptly at 4 pm and not all parts of the church may be available for prayer from 3 – 4 pm. Please note that this is a trial period, and after several weeks, we will review and make any needed adjustments.

  • Location

    5802 E. Lincoln Drive, Scottsdale AZ 85253

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