We offer ongoing formation of priests and deacons that is both ancient and new.  Solidly grounded in Catholic tradition, our offerings borrow from the best of Positive Psychology and contemporary leadership insights..

Whether it’s a clergy convocation, deanery seminar, or individual diagnostic, we strive to deliver a substantive experience that is:

Lively and enjoyable

Personally beneficial

Pastorally relevant

Archbishop Joseph Kurtz
Archdiocese of Louisville

Comments About A Spitzer Center Presentation
At A Recent Clergy Assembly

Listen To What

Bishop James V Johnston
Has To Say
About Services We Provided
To His Diocese Of
Kansas City
St Joseph


The Four Levels of Happiness

Our most popular offering is customized for personal and pastoral application.  Featuring Fr. Spitzer in short video bursts, the professional delivery is interspersed with entertaining movie clips, discussion, and windows for personal reflection.

“Excellent – One of the best seminars I have experienced in my priesthood” – A Priest Participant

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Confidence and Providence Series

This 1.5 day facilitated series equips  Church workers to increase their self confidence and faith in Divine Providence.  Fr. Spitzer presents insights and practical techniques to expand comfort zones and overcome self limiting beliefs.

“Very profound and helpful in terms of increased self-awareness and team building” – Priest Participant

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From Recent Clergy Gatherings


The Presbyteral Culture Inventory

The Presbyteral Culture Inventory – The PCI is a unique tool that helps priests identify, discuss and better achieve their ideal priestly culture The inventory measures and ranks 19 values that impact areas like collaboration, trust and communication.  The presbyterate discusses the findings and vote on practical action steps to move toward their ideal culture.  

“I think it was a home run.  A game changer is we truly commit.”  – Priest Participant

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Leadership Impact

Leadership Impact – The This 360 assessment is ideal for priests with substantial executive responsibilities (eg. Vicar General/Moderator of the Curia, school president, etc.).  Numerous bishops have benefited from the findings  and confidential, professional debriefs.  

“The insights into my leadership style were extremely helpful to me, along with the personal coaching”  – a Bishop Participant

Character Foundations Assessment

The Character Foundations Assessment – The CFA measures five areas of character strength and 22 particular virtues.  It provides insight for self knowledge and a blueprint for personal growth.  

“The CFA really confirmed what I knew about myself and gave me fresh insights and encouragement.”  – Priest Participant

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Contact us today

We look forward to working with your organization and/or diocese.

Please call
(734) 677-7770


24 Frank Lloyd Wright Drive, Suite J3000
Ann Arbor, Michigan 48106



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