The good folks who provide media for the Paulist Fathers have put together a short video to give you a little taste of the Promises Mass. If you have the … Continue reading
An ordination and a promise/bet recalled…from a brother’s POV.
This past weekend was filled with important milestones.
As we’ve noted elsewhere, one of the challenges involved in blogging about the seminary experience is that there’s a lot to write about at the beginning, not much in the … Continue reading
The Paulists have an ordination planned for Saturday, May 20, 2017. Learn more about the men who are preparing for the priesthood.
In a recent episode of the Busted Halo Radio Show, Fr. Dave answers a question about discernment and models a great way to have a potentially difficult situation.
Matt Wenke has a couple of great posts over at Aleteia sharing his experience of having a daughter enter a religious order.
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.
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
The first Sunday after Christmas celebrates the feast of the Holy Family. This is one of my favorite feasts of the church because it always gives me hope that our … Continue reading
This week the USCCB is asking us to focus our attention on increasing vocations. Here are a few useful links for you.
As the US welcomes Pope Frances, I can’t help but wonder what the effect will be on those discerning or even thinking about discerning a religious vocation. I have read … Continue reading