Day: May 8, 2012

Spiritual direction booming

The “spiritual but not religious” people in society, while not growing as a percentage of society, do seem to be driving a marked increase in the number of people providing spiritual direction.

The challenge of Bp. Packard’s actions

Bishop George Packard, arrested during the occupation of Zuccotti park last December, was arrested again over the weekend at the Vietnam Veteran’s memorial in New York City this weekend. He was participating in a protest by the group “Veterans for Peace“.

Clergy who lose their faith

What happens when the religious leader in a community loses their belief in God? For some it’s a secret they hide. For others it means the end of their vocation. For some it’s a temporary thing. And for some it’s become a reason to seek support from others in a similar state.