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Catholicism and Buddhism – Clearing Up the Confusion

February 28, 2015 by  
Filed under Buddhism & Zen, Can I Trust?, Dan Burke


There is much confusion and misinformation in our time regarding the compatibility of Buddhism and Catholicism. Dr. Clark is both a faithful Catholic and a Chinese scholar (he reads Chinese fluently), his work is well researched, solid, trustworthy, and charitable. Joined with Carl Olson, an excellent theologian, there is no better combination of authors to shed light on this important topic. We are... Read More

Spiritual Direction – A Bishop’s Perspective – Part II of III

February 9, 2010 by  
Filed under Dan Burke, Spiritual Direction

Spiritual Directors

Bishop's Perspective on Spiritual Direction (Part II of III) Editor's Note: In Part I, Bishop Mansour introduced the concept of spiritual direction.  In today's post, he will briefly explore the purpose of spiritual direction. The idea of spiritual direction is a monastic idea; it began with the desert fathers and continues in the Church as a spiritual form of mentoring. It is not a magic pill to... Read More