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Rev. David Songy, O.F.M.Cap., S.T.D., Psy.D., discusses the purpose of spiritual desolation and how to be open to the grace God wishes to bestow.
In challenging times we may wonder why God seems distant and question the reasons for suffering or spiritual dryness. Ignatian spirituality teaches that desolation is central to spiritual growth. Rev. David Songy, O.F.M.Cap., S.T.D., Psy.D., discusses the purpose of spiritual desolation and how to be open to the grace God wishes to bestow in such times.
Priests, deacons, men and women religious, lay ministers, and those involved in vocations, formation, or clergy and ministry personnel needs.
Questions for reflection and discussion prior to the learning session are provided below.
Rev. Robert Ray, M.Div. explores the basic elements of effective spiritual direction and offers strategies for engaging in a fruitful spiritual direction relationship.
Rev. Joseph Chalmers, O.Carm., explores ways to keep the psychological and the spiritual in balance when the stresses of daily ministry threaten to overwhelm.
Rev. Gerard Fieldhouse-Byrne, D.Min., examines what the Catechism of the Catholic Church teaches about celibate chastity and applies it to our understanding of human freedom and healthy sexual integration.
Nancy A. Kluge, Ph.D., LCPC, explores the warning signs of behavioral addictions and offers practical treatment and prevention strategies.
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