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Do I Need Spiritual Direction, Pastoral Counseling, or Pastoral Care?

February 20, 2024 Fr. Damian Ference and Mike Hayes Season 2 Episode 7
Do I Need Spiritual Direction, Pastoral Counseling, or Pastoral Care?
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Do I Need Spiritual Direction, Pastoral Counseling, or Pastoral Care?
Feb 20, 2024 Season 2 Episode 7
Fr. Damian Ference and Mike Hayes

0:23:  What is Spiritual Direction?

0:48:  Where did Mike get his training for Spiritual Direction?

1:48:  How is Spiritual Direction different from Counseling, Pastoral Counseling and Pastoral Care?

3:29:  How is this different from a life coach?

4:29:  Who's really directing in Spiritual Direction?

6:10:   Does God have a secret plan?  Or is this in our day to day?

7:33:  What's pastoral counseling or pastoral care?

10:00:  Is a pastoral counselor a "counselor?"

Luke Brown is a good example of a Catholic Counselor in the Cleveland Diocese.

12:17:  Most people are in need of a mentor, but maybe not a Spiritual Director or a Counselor.

14:13:  Spiritual Directors need spiritual directors.

15:34:   We are in a therapeutic age.  A bit on confession, family relationships, and social media and isolation.

17:00:  Taking counsel with someone.

17:30:   Find a good counselor who isn't hostile to your religion.

18:30:  Confession is not counseling.

19:48:  Immaculate Conception in Madison is our Church Search.

21:45:  Readings for the 2nd Sunday of Advent.

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Show Notes

0:23:  What is Spiritual Direction?

0:48:  Where did Mike get his training for Spiritual Direction?

1:48:  How is Spiritual Direction different from Counseling, Pastoral Counseling and Pastoral Care?

3:29:  How is this different from a life coach?

4:29:  Who's really directing in Spiritual Direction?

6:10:   Does God have a secret plan?  Or is this in our day to day?

7:33:  What's pastoral counseling or pastoral care?

10:00:  Is a pastoral counselor a "counselor?"

Luke Brown is a good example of a Catholic Counselor in the Cleveland Diocese.

12:17:  Most people are in need of a mentor, but maybe not a Spiritual Director or a Counselor.

14:13:  Spiritual Directors need spiritual directors.

15:34:   We are in a therapeutic age.  A bit on confession, family relationships, and social media and isolation.

17:00:  Taking counsel with someone.

17:30:   Find a good counselor who isn't hostile to your religion.

18:30:  Confession is not counseling.

19:48:  Immaculate Conception in Madison is our Church Search.

21:45:  Readings for the 2nd Sunday of Advent.

Rate and review on Apple Podcast and Spotify and send us Questions of Faith.