Specialization in Spiritual and Formative ACCOMPANIMENT

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Specialization in spiritual and formative ACCOMPANIMENT

International Specialization Course on
Spiritual and formative ACCOMPANIMENT


Note: This course is availabe only in Spanish.


Formators of seminaries, and houses of formation for religious life, religious, priests, nuns, and seculars dedicated to spiritual, formative, or vocational accompaniment. For all those Christians who exercise the ministry of accompaniment in the Church and are available to help others in their growth in the experience of faith.

  • The Course consists of an ACADEMIC / THEORETICAL part of 20 modules that will be developed over four semesters.
  • You will also have two FACE-TO-FACE MEETINGS (in a country in America, to be determined). Two weeks each year, at the end of the academic year (Sept-May). We meet to carry out personal and group work on essential aspects studied in the online theoretical modules. Each meeting consists of four workshops of three days each.
  • You will have psycho-spiritual accompaniment throughout the two years. Each student must certify 40 hours of personal psycho-spiritual therapeutic accompaniment before the end of the two years. It will be an essential requirement to participate in the face-to-face meeting of the second year. The escort/therapist must be previously approved by the director of the School.
  • You will have to to carry out accompaniment practices. As a student of this Specialization Course you will carry out supervised internship. You will have to complete 40 hours (over the two years) and make a report, from which you will receive feedback from the practices supervisor through the digital platform. You will be able to start at the end of the first semester.
  • It will be necessary to deliver and defend a thesis at the end of the master. You will have to do a thesis from the first module of the second year (Thesis Seminar) throughout the year, where you apply the globality of the master’s studies to your own, personal and charismatic/pastoral accompaniment (if you belong to a religious congregation or ecclesial institution with a certain charism, or you dedicate to a specific pastoral activity). The tesis will have a minimum length of 20 pages and a maximum of 30.

• 1st. quarter 2023 Sep 4th. – Dec 17th. (15 weeks)
• 2nd. quarter 2023 Feb 5th. – Jun 2nd. (15 weeks)
o Holiday
 Christmas/New Year Dec 18th. 23 – Feb 4th. 24 (7 weeks)
 Holy Week/Easter March 24th. – April 7th. (2 weeks)
• 1st. Face-to-face July 1st.-15th., 2024
• 3rd. quarter 2024 Sep 2nd. – Dec 15th. (15 weeks)
• 4th. quarter 2025 Feb 3rd. – Jun 1st. (15 weeks)
o Holiday
 Christmas/New Year Dec 16th. 23 – Feb 2nd. 24 (7 weeks)
 Holy Week/Easter 24th. April 14th.-27th. (2 weeks)
• 2nd. Face-to-face Sep 1st.-15th., 2025



1. Augustinian anthropology and modern psychology – We are relationship
2. The vocation of the scort – Augustinian decalogue
3. Theology of the Christian vocation and charisms
4. Theology of care and prevention
5. Theology of the body. Chastity and celibacy
6. Church and Psychology today
7. Challenges of modern life to Christian vocation


1. Basic keys for personal accompaniment (I)
2. Basic keys for personal accompaniment (II)
3. Group Psychology and community accompaniment
4. Family of origin and Christian growth (and formation)
5. Intervention and accompaniment techniques (TA, mindfulness, deep emotional work…)
6. Formation of the psychological structure and personality
7. Psychosexual identity formation


1. Spiritual and vocational discernment
2. Process of psycho-spiritual integration
3. Personalization of faith and rereading of personal history
4. Interiority and Prayer
5. 4bis.- God’s desire, searching and finding
6. Accompanying the passage of the Spirit: ordinary life and crisis situations
7. Techniques and instruments
8. Thesis seminar


International specialists in different fields.


Two years, from September 2023 to September 2025