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Tributes in Memoriam

Many people have made significant contributions to the ministry and service of spiritual direction, also known as spiritual companionship, spiritual guidance, and spiritual accompaniment. We remember those who have died. These spiritual companions have left us a rich heritage to cherish and to tend for future generations.

… We have but faith: we cannot know;
 For knowledge is of things we see;
 And yet we trust it comes from thee,
 A beam in darkness: let it grow.

 Let knowledge grow from more to more,
 But more of reverence in us dwell;
 That mind and soul, according well,
 May make one music as before,

 But vaster …

 —Alfred Lord Tennyson, In Memoriam  A.H.H.

If you would like to submit a tribute in memoriam to someone in the ministry and service of spiritual direction, please fill out the tribute submission form.


List of Tributes (alphabetical by last name):


Fr. Thomas Berry, CP


Judith Cannato

Elizabeth Caprio


Patricia Ann Dwyer, CND

Sister Katherine Marie Dyckman, SNJM


Rev. Dina Gardner

George Geans

Rev. Margaret A. Guenther


Sr. Jose Hobday


Susan Snyder Jorgensen


Susan Burton Loretta

Irene Lundquist


Gerald May, MD

Fr. Shaun McCarty, ST


John O’Donohue

Sean Patrick O’Reilly


Rev. Dr. Rebecca Ritchey, DMin

Rabbi Sandy Roth


Rabbi Zalman Schachter-Shalomi

Sr. Mary Ann Scofield, RSM

Marcus Smucker


Sr. Florence Trahan, RSM


John Veltri, SJ


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