Episode 93: Becoming Like God for Others, w/ Fr. Boniface Hicks (Certification Series: Part 10 of 12)

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Welcome to Episode 93 of the Being Human Podcast: Becoming Like God for Others, w/ Fr. Boniface Hicks (Certification Series: Part 10 of 12)

This week on the podcast, Dr. Greg is switching things up by welcoming as a guest to the show Fr. Boniface Hicks: Benedictine monk, Director of Spiritual Formation at St. Vincent Seminary, and an author of one of the books used in our new Certification!

Together, Dr. Greg and Fr. Boniface explore the topic of spiritual direction, accompaniment, Mentorship, and the content of the fourth-level spirituality course in our Certification.

Discussed in this episode:

  • What is spiritual direction and how is it different from other relationships?
  • Qualities needed to become a spiritual director along with common challenges faced by those who pursue this path;
  • Connections and overlap between spiritual direction and Mentorship;
  • The importance of silence and the need to cultivate a posture of listening to another;
  • Silence as a means of reflecting and imaging the love of God to others;
  • Resisting the temptation to “be the guru” or have all the answers when accompanying others;
  • Praying with clients in session: is it a necessary part of Catholic therapy?
  • The need to have a disposition of reverence for the uniqueness of each individual’s interior journey;
  • Fr. Boniface’s personal journey of developing a comfortability with silence.

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