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Shalem Institute

Live deeply from your spiritual center

Shalem Institute

Live deeply from your spiritual center

Shalem Institute

Live deeply from your spiritual center

Living contemplatively is essential in today’s often chaotic and challenging world. It is a way to live a truly authentic life—anchored in prayer, spiritually discerning, and responsive to God.

We welcome you, wherever you are on the path of spiritual discovery.

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See our featured events.

In the Footsteps of St Francis & St Clare

Virtual Pilgrimage to Assisi

Find sacred community and inspiration while immersed in the stories of these Saints.

Learn more here.

Clergy Spiritual Life & Leadership

18-month Program on Zoom

Do you seek contemplative grounding in your ministry?

Learn more here.

Walking the Ramparts

Virtual Pilgrimage to Spain

Take a transformative journey into your own interior while contemplating the teachings of Teresa of Avila and John of the Cross.

Learn more here.

Crossing the Threshold

18-month Program

Are you an emerging leader between the ages of 25-40 seeking a deeper spiritual foundation?

Learn more here.

Spiritual Guidance Program

18-month Program

Do you seek communal support and enrichment for your ministry?

Learn more here.

Free Information Session

May 17, 2-3PM ET

Join a free conference call to talk about the 18-month Clergy program with the Directors.

Register here.

About us

Shalem offers in-depth support for contemplative living and leadership.

Staff and Board

Office Staff
Program Directors
Adjunct Staff
Board

Who we are

Vision & Mission
Core Values
History

Annual Report
Contact us

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We provide resources for contemplative living, prayerful reading, invitations to silence, retreat weekends, online courses, speakers and events, and long-term programs for clergy seeking to go deeper, aspiring spiritual directors, contemplative retreat and prayer group leaders, and executives seeking to lead from the heart.

We provide resources for contemplative living, prayerful reading, invitations to silence, retreat weekends, online courses, speakers and events, and long-term programs for clergy seeking to go deeper, aspiring spiritual directors, contemplative retreat and prayer group leaders, and executives seeking to lead from the heart.

Mission

Our mission is to nurture contemplative living and leadership.

Vision

Grounded in our understanding of God’s desire for peace, wholeness and well-being, we envision a world transformed by contemplative living and leadership in which all people honor one another and creation, recognize their unity and interconnectedness, and courageously seek to live out of this reality.

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