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How to Know if Spiritual Director is Faithful to the Church?

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Dear Dan, I am hesitant to go to a local priest for spiritual direction because I am worried about his submission, or lack of submission to the Church. He is a good priest but he has made some confusing comments about abortion and a few political topics etc. Are there simple questions I can ask and a way to ask (that would not be offensive) to help me determine if a particular priest or lay person... Read More

(2/2) Seeking & approaching spiritual director: 1st Meeting

December 29, 2009 by  
Filed under Dan Burke, Spiritual Direction, The Process

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In our first post in this two part series we talked about the challenges and perspectives that can stifle our progress in taking the first step with a spiritual director. Now that you have prayed, read, and followed applicable advice, the next steps are easy. Don’t worry that you are not an expert or that you might forget or fail to handle each aspect of this relationship perfectly. This is not... Read More

(I/II) Seeking & approaching spiritual director: The challenge

December 22, 2009 by  
Filed under Challenges, Dan Burke, Spiritual Direction, The Process

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Based on a good number of comments and poll responses over the past year, apprehension is a recurring obstacle to seeking spiritual direction. More than 500 of you have indicated that you desire, but are not yet in a spiritual direction relationship. All those who desire but do not yet have a spiritual director are in the same position – one of vulnerability. The following is an overview of common... Read More

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