What happens when someone has tried spiritual direction for a couple of years and it doesn’t “work”? Father John Bartunek answers a reader’s question and provides recommendations.
Dear Dan, I recently began a new relationship with a spiritual director who claimed to be committed to the teachings of the Church. She is
Dear Father John, what is the difference between confession and spiritual direction? Confession and spiritual direction are like partially overlapping circles: they share some common
Dear Father John, I was wondering if you could give me a bit of perspective. I recently asked a director to help me in my discernment
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
Dear Dan, My director is a wonderful, caring person but is also quite a bit less inclined to follow the magisterium than I am. I
Dear Father John, I haven’t been able to find a spiritual director yet (which is kind of frustrating). I am still looking, but what should
Foundational to any sound spiritual direction is the idea that there actually is a tangible direction to discover. That is, the practice presumes that spiritual