The main text books for the course are:
- The Practice of Spiritual Direction by William A. Barry and William J Connolly.
- Inner Way: Toward a Rebirth of Eastern Christian Spiritual Direction by Joseph J. Allen.
- Sacred Companions: The Gift of Spiritual Friendship & Direction by David Benner.
- Spiritual Direction: Beyond the Beginnings by Janet Ruffing.
- Spiritual Direction, A Practical Introduction by Sue Pickering.