Seminarian Parents

Parents' perspectives on a Catholic vocation journey

What’s Life Like in the Seminary

A couple of weeks back Sr. Theresa Aletheia Noble linked to this video on her blog.  It’s a nice peek into life in the seminary and well worth your eight … Continue reading

May 2, 2015 · Leave a comment

This is just a phase… or… I don’t want another trumpet in the attic.

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

April 18, 2015 · 1 Comment

Welcoming a New Contributor

A quick introduction to our new contributer.

April 18, 2015 · Leave a comment

Mom: A New Contributing Author

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

April 14, 2015 · 1 Comment

What is a Spiritual Director?

All seminarians are obliged to have a spiritual director. You can have one too! But what is a spiritual director and why would you want one?

March 22, 2015 · 2 Comments

Evan’s Vocation Story

Now it’s Evan’s turn to share his story…and how avoiding work is part of his vocation story…

March 16, 2015 · 1 Comment

Fr. Gil’s Vocation Story

Another week, another interesting video from the Paulists InFormation.

February 28, 2015 · Leave a comment

Paolo’s Vocation Story

When we went back for the First Promises Mass this summer, we had the opportunity to meet all of the novices.  Paolo was a delightful young man and we enjoyed … Continue reading

February 16, 2015 · Leave a comment

Eighteen Months and Counting!

We’ve been posting thoughts here (off and on) since June of 2013.  For those of you who have followed from the beginning, thank you!  For those just joining us, welcome. … Continue reading

February 11, 2015 · Leave a comment

Eric Andrews’ Vocation Story

The second episode of Paulists InFormation is up on YouTube.  Give it six minutes and learn the surprising connection between Fr. Andrews and the Muppets and get tips on how … Continue reading

February 6, 2015 · Leave a comment

Media Alert: Paulists InFormation

The Paulist students take to the YouTubes to explore the meaning of “vocation”.

February 1, 2015 · Leave a comment

Final Vows – Video from The Holy Cross Congregation

A great video about the taking of final vows.

October 12, 2014 · Leave a comment

Back to School

The Paulist students — along with a host of students from other orders and those preparing for diocesan ordination — headed back to school this week. Ever wonder what (and where) they study?

August 30, 2014 · 2 Comments

News from the Web

This week the internet tossed out some interesting tidbits about the priesthood. Enjoy!

August 9, 2014 · Leave a comment

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