Spiritual Companionship for the Christian Way

The Lanteri Center provides quality spiritual guidance, formation in the art and ministry of spiritual direction, and prayer and discernment at the parish level.

Spiritual direction

What Is Spiritual Direction?

Spiritual direction is the help given by one Christian (director) to another (seeker) which enables the seeker to be attentive to the Lord’s personal communication to him.

Spiritual directors

What Is Spiritual Director Training?

Our programs provide candidates with the intellectual and practical formation they require to accompany other Christians in their journey of transformation in and through Christ.

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Join us for the 2019 OMV Gala Celebration in Boston: an evening of cocktails, dinner, silent and live auctions. Tickets are on sale now!

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Annual Gala 2019

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If you are interested in spiritual training and retreats, see our upcoming events and register today.

March 3 – April 14, 2019:  Lenten Armchair Retreat

Lenten Armchair Retreat, in your own home or apartment. This will be an opportunity to learn to pray with the Word of God with the guidance of a spiritual director, and to live a short experience of spiritual direction. You will be asked to commit yourself seriously to praying with the Word of God for 30 minutes each day for a six-week period. You will then meet with your personal spiritual director once a week during this period of time.

The retreat will begin with a group meeting, which must be attended, in the early afternoon, on Sunday, March 3rd, 2019 at the Lanteri Center and will conclude on Passion Sunday, April 14th, 2019. You must sign up by February 27th, 2019.  Space is limited! Call, email or write to us with your name, address, phone number and email address. You will be asked a few questions and a short interview on the phone will be in order to help determine whether this retreat would be beneficial for you.  Contact Susan at 303.298.1498.  A free-will offering for the retreat is accepted.


SPRING LENTEN WORKSHOP | The Psychology of Sanctity: Insights from the Church Fathers for Modern Life

Dates: March 29, 2019 (7-9pm) and March 30, 2019 (9am -3pm)

Cost: $50

Deacon Basil Ryan Balke, a Licensed Professional Counselor,  on staff at Mount Tabor Counseling here in Denver, will be leading a retreat through the Eight Evil Thoughts of Evagrius of Pontus. Evagrius was an early desert father who developed the psycho-spiritual model, which was the foundation of both Western and Eastern Monasticism. Evagrius’ spiritual model has been confirmed by the latest in Cognitive-Behavioral psychology. Deacon Basil will lead us through a detailed examination of how the Eight Thoughts (which eventually became the Seven Deadly Sins) are present in our lives today and the remedies.  (See his bio at www.mounttaborcounseling.com.)




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