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
Alright, can we just agree that every vocation has its difficult moments, challenges and rewards? You can’t compare one to another and say one is more difficult than the other. … Continue reading
Our parish does infant baptism on the first Sunday of the month. So today after the noon mass there were 6 babies and a large number of friends and relatives … Continue reading
This time of year, you and your son may be thinking about making a visit to a seminary. He may be accepted for the fall term or still thinking about … Continue reading
This week a lovely note landed in the Seminarian Parents inbox. It came from the Mum of a seminarian who…well, since she graciously offered permission to share her letter, I’ll … Continue reading
As a parent, how do you know if your son’s interest in discerning a vocation is the real thing or is it just a phase? When he is young, it … Continue reading
A quick introduction to our new contributer.
Right, so this isn’t really all that directly linked to my brother’s current work but it seemed the right place to post it. You’ve heard the saying “There are no … Continue reading
I am very happy to find this blog as a place for parents and other family members to discuss the discernment and formation process. I have been looking for a … Continue reading
Now it’s Evan’s turn to share his story…and how avoiding work is part of his vocation story…
My Christmas wish for all of you.