Matt Wenke has a couple of great posts over at Aleteia sharing his experience of having a daughter enter a religious order.
If you have been following this series, you have seen that the objections have been very specific. At first, I had many of these objections described in this series. When … Continue reading
It’s well documented that parents discourage their children from entering religious life, but how should we respond?
Saint Hannah has become very special to me since my son entered formation.
Being a seminarian involves more than just sitting in classrooms or spending days in prayer. There’s a very active component as well.
Some parents object when their son declares an interest in a vocation. There are lots of reasons given, but I suspect that the root of the problem is lack of … Continue reading
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
Evan pointed out that the blog hasn’t been updated in a while. He’s right. I’ve missed several important events in the life of the Paulist Community. So, let me (with … Continue reading
Not everyone in a wimple is a nun and not every man in a habit is a priest. Can you tell the difference?
Fr. Dave gives some insight into the role and responsibilities of a spiritual director.
What three things should you know before you enter the seminary?
It’s worth remembering the important milestones that mark a man’s progress toward ordination.
A brief reflection on this World Day of Prayer for Vocations.
Do you feel alone sometimes while your son is on this path of discernment? Hopefully, this blog is one way for you to see that you are not alone and … Continue reading