Applications for the 2024-26 cohort are now closed. Applications for the 2025-27 Cohort will open by March 1.

2024-2026 Seattle Cohort

Thanks for your interest in applying. Applications for the 2024-26 Seattle Cohort are now closed. The 2025-27 Cohort, with residencies near Charlotte, NC, will begin accepting applications soon. 

Seattle Cohort Application Deadline

February 1, 2024

Program Dates 

August 1, 2024 - July 31, 2026

Residency Dates

The residencies for our 2024-26 Seattle Cohort will be held at Archbishop Brunett Retreat Center at the Palisades near Seattle, WA.

  • Residency 1: Sept 30 - Oct 6, 2024
  • Residency 2: Feb 24 - Mar 2, 2025
  • Residency 3: Oct 27 - Nov 2, 2025
  • Residency 4: May 25 - May 31, 2026


The cost for each year of the two-year Seattle Cohort will be $4,750. This includes all meals, lodging, and teaching at the residencies as well as the online courses themselves. This does not include books, travel, or any costs associated with finding and seeing a spiritual director during the last 18 months of the program.

When Will I Know If I'm Accepted?

Interviews will take place in February and March 2024. Notices of acceptance will go out in April 2024.

More Questions?

Many frequently asked questions are answered here:

Want to talk with someone about the program? 

Schedule a call with Wendy Dean or email her at [email protected].

🙏 We know this is an important decision. May the Lord give you wisdom and peace as you discern the next steps on your journey.

How to Apply

Applications are only accepted online and there is a $100 nonrefundable application fee. 

Before we begin, you'll want to have the following items ready:

  1. Your spiritual journey as a Word Doc or PDF.
    (View instructions for writing your spiritual journey.)
  2. The name and email addresses of a pastoral reference and a character reference.
  3. A digital photo of yourself.
  4. A credit or debit card for the $100 application fee.

All set? Click the button below to open the application. 

The application will take about 15-20 minutes to complete. Should you start but not complete the application, progress will automatically be saved on the same device, but we recommend completing it in one sitting to ensure no information is lost.

Applications Closed

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