Fr. John Bartunek explains how we can know the will of God in our lives (part two of this two-part series) giving specific answers to a reader’s questions.
Fr. John Bartunek, LC
In the first of two posts, Father John Bartunek explains the will of God in our lives indicating that God has both an indicative will and a permissive will.
Fr. Bartunek has a few secrets about strengthening our will which might surprise you.
Fr. Bartunek answers a reader’s question about growing in holiness.
Confession and spiritual direction are like partially overlapping circles: they share some common characteristics, but their centers, their essences, are distinct.
Father John Bartunek introduces his latest retreat guide on Saint Kateri Tekakwitha, whose memorial the Church celebrates today.
Editor’s note: This post was originally published on 7/27/2009. Dear Father John, I thought I understood, more or less, how the Holy Spirit works in our lives. But in a recent faith sharing group, a question came up that made me wonder. Someone asked if the Holy Spirit would or would not be with un-baptized
*This post was originally published 6/26/2009. Dear Father John, what is the best way to find a Spiritual Director? Should it be your pastor? A friend? Or someone whom you do not know when you begin? Finding a spiritual director usually follows four steps: First, you need to remember what spiritual direction is all about.
*This post was originally published on 7/2/2009. Dear Father John, What are the key characteristics of good spiritual direction? There are three ways to answer this question, depending on the point of view. From the point of view of the person receiving it, spiritual direction is an extremely useful (many would say essential) help