SpiritualDirection.com / Catholic Spiritual Direction

Can I be friends with my spiritual director?

January 9, 2013 by  
Filed under Spiritual Direction

anthony and paul Desert Fathers copy

Dear Dan, I just read your post on spiritual friendship. I will be going for spiritual direction soon. I have some concerns. From what I’ve been reading, and what I have been feeling (fear, anxiety, restlessness, doubt if I should go ahead), spiritual direction is a very intensely personal thing I have to go through with a stranger (a priest alright) if I want to improve my spiritual life, but... Read More

Can friends be spiritual directors? Too old for spiritual direction?

SpiritualDirectionLudwigJohannPassiniEinErnstesGesprachCrop

Dear Dan, I’ve been going to spiritual direction for several years with a good friend. At her suggestion I have recently begun seeing a Catholic counselor to deal with issues from my past which have made it difficult for me to progress spiritually, to trust God, etc. Actually she insisted that I must see a counselor if she was to remain my SD. I was heading this way anyway, however, I was stunned... Read More

Skip to toolbar