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Through Pastoral Eyes

The last few weeks our Pastoral Counseling class has read, analyzed and discussed a multitude of articles aimed at the goal of piecing together a response to the question, “What is Pastoral Counseling?”  It’s a pertinent question, considering the title of the course, but there’s not a simple answer.  Pastoral Counselors may ask themselves, “How am I to guide and care for this soul that is before me?”  But don’t Priests, spiritual directors and lay people who are serious about their brother’s salvation ask the same question?