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

Training Programs for Spiritual Direction

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.


In Awakening Love: An Ignatian Retreat with the Song of Songs, Fr. Greg Cleveland, OMV reflects on some of the most intimate words in sacred scripture and develops prayer exercises to foster a deeper relationship with the Lord.



Stay connected with the Lanteri Center and find out about upcoming silent retreats and seminars. You can also read the most recent newsletter online.

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Now introducing Fr. Greg Cleveland's new book: Beholding Beauty!

Grow closer to Mary by learning about her unique relationship with the Holy Trinity! As you read about Mary’s mystical union with the Holy Trinity, you will also learn more about the beauty of your own call to grow in union with God! Read more here.

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