An ordination and a promise/bet recalled…from a brother’s POV.
Pop culture insights — finding yourself may be the key to finding your vocation.
To quote Ursula the sea witch, “Life’s full of tough choices, innit?” A few thoughts for the discerner and those supporting them.
Matt Wenke has a couple of great posts over at Aleteia sharing his experience of having a daughter enter a religious order.
Saint Hannah has become very special to me since my son entered formation.
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
Lent is a time of sacrifice, but do we have the right intent?
It must be hard to live your life and do your job while under a microscope. When every human failing is on display for others to comment and judge, you … 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
Letting Go When you look back, parenting feels like a long series of letting go of your child. The first day of school is a day of pride and tears for … Continue reading
A brief reflection sparked by one of my favorite blogs.
One of the best things about this blog is that it provides a place for parents to be brutally honest with how they feel as they watch their son go … Continue reading
If you have read some of the parent stories on this blog, you have seen that a vocation does not have to come from the super catholic families with 12 … Continue reading
Priests are surrounded by people all the time. Their entire role is to interact with people. A priest can be so busy with people that it may difficult to carve … Continue reading