Seminarian Parents

Parents' perspectives on a Catholic vocation journey

Mother’s Day is give and take

Being the mother of a priest includes an unexpected gift.

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May 13, 2017 · 1 Comment

The Eye of the Storm

We’re experiencing a moment of quiet….

March 31, 2017 · Leave a comment

The Patron Saint of Seminarian Moms

Saint Hannah has become very special to me since my son entered formation.

December 22, 2016 · Leave a comment

A Call to Return to Mission

Recently I was privileged to participate in a week long retreat/seminar at Loyola University on the topic of Parish Health and Wellness. It was an intense time with forty of … Continue reading

November 12, 2016 · Leave a comment

A son is a son…..

I grew up hearing the rhyme, ” A daughter’s a daughter all of her life, but a son is a son till he takes on a wife”. But what happens … Continue reading

April 25, 2015 · Leave a comment

Private Prayer in Public Places

An interruption in the routine brings a moment of Grace.

July 2, 2014 · 4 Comments

My Baby’s Face

Every new mother loves taking photos of their baby. That new face inspires a fascination that never goes away, no matter how old they are. This week my baby’s face … Continue reading

October 6, 2013 · 1 Comment

Change of Life Indeed

The times they are a changin’.

August 18, 2013 · 2 Comments

I’m not ready yet

Oh my gosh! He leaves in less than a month. I have things I wanted to do first. Panic sets in. Okay. Deep breaths. Everyone’s children leave the nest. It … Continue reading

July 24, 2013 · 2 Comments

First notice

“Mom, I’m thinking of changing majors, engineering isn’t right” “Have you thought of being a priest?” “Funny you should say that” Thanksgiving vacation, our son visiting during break of sophomore … Continue reading

July 1, 2013 · 3 Comments

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