Is it really discernment or just wasting time?
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.
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.
It’s well documented that parents discourage their children from entering religious life, but how should we respond?
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
Fr. Dave gives some insight into the role and responsibilities of a spiritual director.
A brief reflection on this World Day of Prayer for Vocations.
Lent is a time of sacrifice, but do we have the right intent?
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
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