Parish & Diocese
Schools
Family & Relationships
Individuals
OSV Institute News
About OSV
Other Resources
Back
Parish & Diocese
Parish Services
Curriculum Programs
Consulting Services
Publishing
Digital Solutions
Back
Schools
Curriculum
Books, Media & Gifts
Support Resources
Other Resources
Back
Family & Relationships
Books & Media
Faith Resources
Other Resources
Gift Ideas
Back
Individuals
Books, Music, & Gifts
Publications
Other Resources

Bryan Mercier is a professional Catholic speaker, a radio host, and an author.

Bryan Mercier is a professional Catholic speaker, a radio host, and an author. Bryan has spoken to adults and teens for nearly 20 years and has been aired on TV and radio, including EWTN. Bryan is a graduate of Franciscan University and holds a Master’s degree in Theology from Holy Apostles College.

Visit his website at catholicbryan.org

Follow him on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter

Latest for OSV

When it comes to spiritual practices, recognizing what lines up with our Catholic Faith and what is harmful can be very difficult. We’ve heard the questions before. Maybe we’ve even asked them ourselves:

  • Can I practice yoga if I’m just doing it for exercise?
  • Someone told me about Reiki healing. Is this practice okay?
  • Astrology seems to be accurate. Can I try it?
  • The Enneagram is just another personality test, right?
  • People in my parish use centering prayer – is this okay for Catholics?
  • What about mindfulness, acupuncture, Zen meditation, horoscopes … ?

If you have wondered about these or other spiritual practices, or if someone you know has been lured into any of them, you’re not alone. It is essential that Catholics arm themselves with knowledge of these practices, so they can easily recognize false spiritualities that do not line up with Jesus Christ.

Counterfeit Spirituality: Exposing the False Gods equips Catholics to spot false teachings and practices that have infiltrated our society and captivated members of our Church. Now more than ever, we need to recognize the differences between true and false spiritualities so that we and those we love can grow closer to God and the truth of his Church.

Counterfeit Spirituality also includes resources and recommended reading for those who want to go deeper into this important topic.

ORDER NOW MORE FROM THIS AUTHOR
As public Masses start to resume throughout the nation, here are some tips on how to return to Mass safelyRead Now
+ +
Close Bitnami banner
Bitnami