Diocesan Institute for Spiritual Life
The Diocese of Incheon held an opening ceremony for the Diocesan Institute for Spiritual Life at the Center for the Social Pastoral Care, Incheon on March 26, 2008.
The Diocese of Incheon decided to establish the institute to apply the ecclesiastical teachings and spirituality to the everyday life and the pastoral situation of a society where the diversity and complexity are diffused more and more.
The institute will help those people who are suffering from the spiritual and psychological problems. It will also publish scientific materials and support related programs of parishes.
The institute will also open a course for the formation of the spiritual counseling. The students of this course will learn theory and practice of spiritual counseling for a year. Those who finish this course will act as a counselor in parishes.