The Enneagram is Still Alive and Well in U.S. Catholic Parishes, In Spite of Church Warnings!

SK writes: “I have been seeing a catholic social worker at CSS. Years ago he did a personality test from the Enneagram and gave me literature to read. Also scripture to look up that correspond to certain characteristics I want to change. He is a deacon, I would think he would not have recommenced this if it was no spiritually good for me……… please comment.”

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Church Teaching on New Age Healing Techniques

K writes: “Hoping you can point me in the direction of some good resources. I have some family members who are rather deeply involved with acupuncture, applied kinesiology and a chiropractor who practices both. My own personal discernment and the advice of my spiritual director is to avoid both, but my family is unwilling to listen to any possibility that these things might be bad. I know that you have spoken against these on your blog, and I have read Jesus Christ the Bearer of the Water of Life but was wondering if you could point me in the direction of some more specific Catholic resources about the link to these particular therapies and the New Age.”

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