Seminarian Parents

Parents' perspectives on a Catholic vocation journey

The Miracle of Priesthood

A brief reflection on this World Day of Prayer for Vocations.

April 17, 2016 · Leave a comment

How Agnostics Pray

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

April 15, 2015 · Leave a 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

Private Prayer in Public Places

An interruption in the routine brings a moment of Grace.

July 2, 2014 · 4 Comments

God’s Dreams

Our goal is (or should be) to live as God would have us live…but how do you find out exactly what God has in mind for you?

December 7, 2013 · 1 Comment

Reflection: Vocation and Discernment

This weekend, as Evan and his brother novice Paolo are representing the seminary at the National Catholic Youth Conference in Indianapolis, it seemed appropriate to share the prayer service he wrote for the discernment weekend last month.

November 23, 2013 · Leave a comment

Reflection: Self-Sacrifice

Thoughts on images of sacrifice in cinema and their relationship to the Novitiate.

October 26, 2013 · Leave a comment

Question: What Does A Novice Do?

The life of a novice moves to a rhythm of prayer and sacrements and community. Here are a few of the details.

September 15, 2013 · 1 Comment


A retreat? St. Ignatius? What does any of this have to do with the Paulists? #FindIggy

July 30, 2013 · 4 Comments

That’s Funny Right There!

I’m a big fan of humor.  Big fan.  Sure I love a good drama, but I’ll go out of my way for a mediocre comedy.  When it comes to Shakespeare, … Continue reading

July 3, 2013 · Leave a comment

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