Long-Term Programs

Our long term programs have begun for this year, and are not enrolling at this time, with the exception of Oasis (see below). If you would like to be notified about future cohorts of the following programs, please email spiritualityctr@gmail.com with your request.


PRAYER PRACTICES CERTIFICATE PROGRAM allows one to become familiar with many different ways to pray, become more grounded in one’s own prayer life, and increases skills for ministry to others. It runs September through April via Zoom. Need help with Zoom? Click here for instructions. To download Zoom go to zoom.us  Check our regular programs page –this program will be offered there.

LISTENING WITH THE SPIRIT, a two year certificate program for spiritual directors, is presently being offered via ZOOM, and runs from September 2023 to May of 2025. We will begin taking applications again in fall of 2024 and conducting interviews beginning January 2025–for the 2025-2027 cohort. A link to an Overview of the program will be available in early Fall of 2024 on this page. Once you read it, you may call Sr. Lucy Wynkoop for more information at 360.438.2595. NOTE: A requirement of this program is to have been in Spiritual Direction (working with a spiritual director) a minimum of six months. There are a number of resources for finding a spiritual director, including The Priory Spirituality Center; a list of our St. Placid  directors is here: https://stplacid.org/spirituality-center/spiritual-directors/

OASIS includes contemplative quiet, spiritual direction, spiritual nourishment and small group prayer. There are two retreats and six quiet afternoons. It begins each fall and is HYBRID–that is, you may attend In Person or via Zoom. To attend In Person, you must be Covid-19 Vaccinated and Boosted. OASIS 2024-2025 begins in September. OASIS BROCHURE to view online or print. Check our regular programs page –this program will be offered there.

InSpirit. If you are a trained spiritual director who wants to expand your skills or to continue your own formation, you may be interested in a program offered by SELAH. Called InSpirit, this is a program facilitated through Selah’s partnership with The Priory Spirituality Center. See InSpirit for more information. Registrations are open for fall.