Spiritual direction for priests in the USA
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Spiritual direction for priests in the USA the rediscovery of a resource. by Louis J. Cameli

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Published by United States Catholic Conference in Washington, D. C .
Written in English


  • Priests -- Spiritual life

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Edition Notes

ContributionsCatholic Church. National Conference of Catholic Bishops. Bishops" Committee on Priestly Life and Ministry
The Physical Object
Pagination17 p.
Number of Pages17
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16217456M

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  This book goes through the roles and duties of the priest, from saying mass to hearing confessions and giving spiritual direction and all things in between. Father Garrigou-Lagrange discusses proper and improper dispositions of the priest when celebrating the mass, the proper form of a homily, how to be a good confessor, and how to give spiritual direction amongst many other things/5(3).   Spiritual Direction in the Life of a Priest Good and regular spiritual direction can help us work through some of the natural and dangerous currents in the spiritual life. By trusting God to redirect us and keep us afloat, he will help us navigate back to the solid ground of God’s presence. Remember the joke about the Exodus?   The print version of the Century's recent feature on spiritual direction included an annotated book list, which I compiled based on recommendations from three professors in the discipline: Marlene Kropf (Associated Mennonite Biblical Seminary), Marcus Smucker (Eastern Mennonite University) and Angela Reed (Baylor University).Written: for spiritual direction not only for priests and religious, but for every Christian. In their enthusiasm, its advocates tend to exaggerate its value. 'Absolutely vital', 'essential for anyone who is serious about the spiritual life', 'every priest should have a spiritual director'. The.

Spiritual direction is “help given by one Christian to another which enables that person to pay attention to God’s personal communication to him or her, to respond to this personally communicating God, to grow in intimacy with this God, and to live out the consequences of the relationship.” (William A. Barry and William J. Connolly, The Practice of Spiritual Direction). The purpose of spiritual direction is to enable you to listen and respond more effectively to God’s personal communication in your life. This, in turn, cultivates the interior spiritual life where you meet the Holy Spirit one-on-one and true transformation takes place. Spiritual Director. Virginia Blass is an experienced and certified spiritual director, preacher, and retreat master. She has been engaged in ministry for over twenty-five years, and offers spiritual direction, preached retreats, parish programs, and special resources on spiritual direction Read more. Fr. Vincent Boney, C.P. Spiritual Direction Training Program In May Pope Benedict XVI addressed the clergy of Warsaw, “The faithful expect only one thing from priests: that they be specialists in promoting the encounter between man and God. The priest is not asked to be an expert in economics, construction, or politics.

  Fr. John McCloskey III, STD, is a priest of the Prelature of Opus Dei. He is Research Fellow of the Faith and Reason Institute in Washington DC. and was a chaplain at Princeton University from As a priest of thirty years who has provided spiritual direction to a wide range of souls. Spiritual Direction: A Guide for Sharing the Father’s Love fortifies priests, religious, and lay faithful who embrace the ministry of spiritual direction and accompany the wounded, assist men and women in hearing the voice of God, and model the love and mercy of the Father for Price Range: $ - $ CCLV has chosen The Priest and His own Interior Life as the theme for and has identified three areas of special interest: (1) the priest and his own need for spiritual direction (presented by Rev. Nicholas Cachia) (2) The Priest and Confession (Rev. Msgr. Gerard McCarren) (3) Priests’ Prayer Life (Rev. John Kartje).   The Practice of Spiritual Direction book. Read 25 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Really great introduction into the differing aspects of spiritual direction from two Catholic priests with open arms to Protestants. It taught me a lot of things about what I should be looking for as a directee, and how to help people /5.