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Spiritual & Grief Companionship

Br. Anselm Philip, OSB

I Will Walk With You in Your Journey


When you are discerning where life is taking you; you need a companion.


When you are grieving the loss of someone you love; you need a companion.


When you are grieving the loss of a job, a career, or because we have become disabled; you need a companion.

You need a companion who will walk with you by listening and giving you a safe and nonjudgmental space to feel your feelings openly with compassion and understanding; without needing to make another appointment to go somewhere else other than your home.  You need a companion who is not another director, therapist or advisor who will bill you or your insurance, but accept a reasonable donation.

I want to be your spiritual or grief companion.

Who could benefit?

Individuals discerning a vocation.

Individuals grieving a vocation rejection.

Individuals grieving the loss of a spouse, friend, parent child or a broken relationship.

Individuals grieving the loss of a job, career.

Individuals who are disabled including those with an Autistic Spectrum Disorder (ASD).

Spiritual and Grief Companionship is offered to everyone including persons who identify as LGBTQ

How does Spiritual and/or Grief Companionship work?

We schedule a time to talk together on Skype or we can text chat through this website.

What will this cost?

I ask for a donation of $25.00 for a one hour session. 

If you are able to donate more, it will go towards helping those who are less fortunate to be able to receive this service.

Individuals who are low income are asked for a minimum donation of $5.00 to $20.00 for a one hour session.

All donations are nonrefundable.

This service is available to everyone regardless of their ability to offer a donation.

I am an Episcopalian who is qualified to give spiritual companionship to Christians only

I am qualified and open to offer grief companionship to all people regardless of religious beliefs including 'none at all.'

Disclaimer: I am only offering spiritual and/or grief companionship.  I am not a licensed spiritual director or grief therapist.  If you are seeking direction or therapy, you are advised to seek out the appropriate professionals.


Who is Br. Anselm Philip, OSB?


I am a Contemplative Benedictine Anchorite Monk.  My daily life includes praying the Divine Offices and Lectio Divina (the prayerful reading of Scripture). I observe The Rule of St. Benedict in my spiritual life and in my relationships. I am an Episcopalian.  I am the author of the blog entitled Simple Reflections for a Deeper Spiritual Life.

I am a person with disabilities including an Autistic Spectrum Disorder (ASD). 

I have a certification in direct care support for people on the Autistic Spectrum from the Autism Society of Minnesota.


Available Hours

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Monday, Wednesday, Thursday Friday
9:00am to 12;00pm
1:30pm to 4:30pm
Closed Saturday, Sundays and most holidays.

Appointments outside of regular hours can be arranged by mutual agreement.

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