One-Year Academy

What is the One-Year Academy?

The One-Year Academy, Spiritual Formation in Today’s World, is a new offering from The Academy that invites a 50-to-60-person community to come together online for 4, 3-day sessions every three months to engage in community, wisdom teaching, worship, and stillness. Each session is led by one faculty person and by a three-person leadership team comprised of Retreat Leader/Theologian, Worship Leader, and Zoom Hospitality/Covenant Group Coordinator.

Two-Year Academy Brochure

Who is the One-Year Academy for?

Spiritual Formation in Today’s World is for all who hunger for deep spiritual experience, especially in today’s world. Participants at previous Academies are welcome, as well as those who have never been to an Academy retreat. If you are in need of community, wisdom teaching, worship, and stillness, please don’t wait for the next in-person gathering. Join us today.

What does the One-Year Academy cost?


  • $1,000 ($250 per session): Apply on or before June 15, 2023, to choose this early bird discount rate.
  • $1,200 ($300 per session)
  • $1,500 ($375 per session)
  • $2,000 ($500 per session)

*To make participation accessible for any who want to attend, you may choose any of the tuition rates listed above. We encourage you to pay as high on the scale as your circumstances allow to enable us to continue offering these programs and to provide scholarships for those who need additional support.

Payments can be made upfront or spread out over the four sessions.

Application fee (not included in tuition fees above and non-refundable): $20.00

What, when, and from whom will you learn at a One-Year Academy?

For 2023-2024, Spiritual Formation in Today’s World includes:

Session 1: Meeting God in Our Longing
August 24-26, 2023 (Thurs – Sat)
Faculty: Sr. Kathleen Flood

Session 2: Meeting God in Our Healing
November 9-11, 2023 (Thurs – Sat)
Faculty: Elaine Heath

Session 3: Meeting God in Our Reconciling
February 1-3, 2024 (Thurs – Sat)
Faculty: Christopher Carter

Session 4: Meeting God in Our Justice-Seeking
April 11-13, 2024 (Thurs – Sat)
Faculty: Juan Carlos Huertas