John B. Buescher

About John B. Buescher

John B. Buescher received his Ph.D. in religious studies at the University of Virginia, and has published books and articles on Tibetan Buddhism, and on the history of spiritualism in 19th- century America. For twenty years, he directed the Tibetan Broadcast Service of the Voice of America, and now writes for the Catholic press. He is a parishioner of Holy Spirit Catholic Church in Annandale, Virginia.

Fasting and the Call to Holiness

Our salvation depends wholly on God’s grace, of which we are completely undeserving. But through fasting, as well as through prayer and almsgiving, we can open up space for God’s grace to enter. The Second Vatican Council’s document, … [Read more...]