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Spiritual Directors Updates & Information


If you have a prayer or reflection that you would like to share with spiritual directors, please email to

Bev Hansberry at

Read the reflections and prayers of our spiritual directors by clicking the button below. 

SDI Graduate Update!

Congratulations, Scotty Biggs, a graduate of the Benedict Inn Retreat & Conference Center's 2020 SDI Class! Scotty has been named the director of Saint Meinrad's Center for Youth and Young Adult Evangelization. In his position, he will provide vision and oversight for the programs and activities of the Center, including the "One Bread, One Cup" high school conferences and college internship, the Young Adult Initiative, and the Office for Hispanic and Latino Ministry.  


Scotty holds a bachelor's degree in history from Eastern Kentucky University and a certificate in Spiritual Direction from the Benedict Inn.  He is currently working toward a master's degree in theology from Saint Meinrad Seminary and School of Theology. 


Congratulations, Scotty Biggs, and blessings on your new journey!  

If you are a Trained Spiritual Director, welcome!  Whether you received your Spiritual Direction training from the Benedict Inn Retreat & Conference Center or other organization, we invite you to discover what our SDI Alumni Committee has to offer.  Check back frequently for information on upcoming events - just for Spiritual Directors! 

We are continually updating our contacts of spiritual directors. If any of your information has recently changed, please email the corrections to  Also, please let us know if you are accepting new referrals.  For your convenience, you may use the attached referral form. 

2022-2024 SDI Update

  • Our thirteen SDI interns are in their second semester! Please pray for them as they begin their practicum.  

  • We are looking for volunteers to be directees for our interns beginning in June. If you know of anyone who would be interested in participating, free of charge, please contact Bev Hansberry at

Registration Open for Being Present to the Present...Being Present to What Is!

Join us for an interactive morning of reflection and enhance your spiritual direction skills!  Being Present to the Present will be held on Saturday, March 11, 2023, from 9:00 am - Noon at the Benedict Inn Retreat & Conference Center.  During our time together we will:

  • Share stories & gather wisdom from our challenges in spiritual direction. 

  • Spend time in prayer & reflection as we listen for the invitations of the Divine in our ministry. 

  • Observe a spiritual direction session, sharing the experience for observers, director, and directee.

Amy Hoover will be our presenter. The cost is just $35 and includes lunch. If you are interested in overnight accommodations for Friday, March 10, the rate is $97 and includes program, room cost, continental breakfast and taxes.  Proceeds benefit the SDI Scholarship Fund at the Benedict Inn.  For information on this program or overnight accommodations, please contact Bev Hansberry! 


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