Dear Applicant:

This application for the 2017-2018 Sacred Journey program will help us learn about you.The application will be reviewed by a member of our team.  You may be called for a personal interview; not everyone who applies is necessarily accepted.

Application Fee: Please make sure that you've paid your application fee before submitting this application.

Program Cost: The cost for this program is $1,000, which does not include the $50 nonrefundable application fee.

Don't Close Until Complete: This online application cannot be saved in progress. We suggest that you write and save responses in a document on your own computer,  then cut and paste them into the application. When you've finished entering responses into this form, click the DONE button to complete the submission. If you need to amend your application, send an email to, and we will make the updates or changes for you.

Application Deadline: Submit your application no later than Monday, August 21, 2017, 6:00 pm PDT.

After Completing the Application: Mercy Center staff will contact all applicants and send the program fee payment link to those applicants who are accepted into the program. 

Prerequisite to A&P Program: If you are applying as a prerequisite to the Art and Practice of Spiritual Direction formation program, you must be in spiritual direction at least 2 full years before the start of Art and Practice Year One.  The 2018-2019 session of Art and Practice Year One will begin in August 2018.

Thank you for your interest in Mercy Center’s spiritual formation programs.

* 1. First Name

* 2. Last Name

* 3. Home Street Address

* 4. City, State and Zip Code

* 5. Best Phone Number

* 6. E-Mail Address

* 7. Religious Denomination or Community

* 8. Occupation

* 9. Name you would like to appear on badge (first and last)

* 10. Your Age

* 11. Your Gender

* 12. Are you applying as a prerequisite for The Art and Practice of Spiritual Direction?

* 13. What experiences have attracted you to seek deepening your spiritual formation?

* 14. What has been your experience of participation in a community of faith?  How has this experience hindered or supported your spiritual growth?

* 15. In what areas do you feel you most need to grow?

* 16. Are you currently in spiritual direction?  If so, for how long?

* 17. How or where do you see yourself being of service, following completion of this program?

* 18. How or where did you find out about our program?

* 19. Do you have a disability you'd like us to know about? Question required by ADA regulations

I attest that typing my name and the date I completed this application serves as my signature. By signing this application I further attest that this information is true and accurate, and that I give Mercy Center Burlingame permission to contact me with any questions about this information.

* 20. Signature

* 21. Date (Mo/Day/Year)