Saint Meinrad Seminary & School of Theology

Formation and Education for the Life of the Church


Associate Director of Spiritual Formation

November 06, 2012


The Associate Director of Spiritual Formation must be a Roman Catholic priest in good standing, either a diocesan or religious priest. The Associate Director collaborates with the Director of Spiritual Formation to carry out the Seminary's stated goals for Spiritual Formation and those required by the Program of Priestly Formation, fifth edition. He lives within the Seminary community, taking part in its liturgical and social life among other members of the formation staff.

Primary Duties & Responsibilities

  • Spiritual Direction for up to 20 seminarians no less than every three weeks.
  • Assistance with coordination of the annual retreat program for seminarians.
  • Implementation of the program for Spiritual Formation based on the PPF and defined by Saint Meinrad Seminary and School of Theology.
  • Preparation and presentation of biannual spiritual formation colloquies.
  • Consultation for ongoing recruitment and formation of spiritual directors.
  • Other reasonable responsibilities as assigned.

Experience & Qualifications

  • Certification and experience in spiritual direction or a degree in spirituality is preferred, but not required.
  • Previous work in seminary formation is also preferred, but not required.
  • Strong skills for working with a well-functioning formation staff will be necessary.
  • Dedication and commitment to carrying out the mission of Saint Meinrad Seminary and School of Theology are key attributes.

Application Instructions

Saint Meinrad Seminary and School of Theology is seeking a full-time, salaried Associate Director of Spiritual Formation. Please pass along this notice to anyone who may be interested and qualified.

A cover letter, resume, and three references should be submitted to:  Fr. Joseph Moriarty, Director of Spiritual Formation, 200 Hill Dr., St. Meinrad, IN 47577, no later than March 1, 2013. This information may also be emailed to:

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