Story Behind SDI Logo


The logo depicts the four retreat weekends that frame the two-year SDI course:

  1. Prayer and Temperament and the MBTI Retreat
  2. The Enneagram Retreat
  3. The Intensive Journal Retreat
  4. The Directed Retreat and Graduation
  • The segments and open spaces represent the 50 Tools for Spiritual Direction
  • The center portrays Father Chet’s use of these modern tools through the lens of the most ancient symbols of our faith:  Chi-Rho – Christ Risen.
  • Christ Crucified is represented by the placement of the nails of the cross at the intervals between the words Spiritual Direction Institute
  • Alpha and Omega: Jesus – the beginning and the end