Seminarian Parents

Parents' perspectives on a Catholic vocation journey

Thoughts on Obedience

Guest blogger Megan Dahle shares a few thoughts on the topic of obedience.

Advertisements
May 23, 2017 · Leave a comment

The Eye of the Storm

We’re experiencing a moment of quiet….

March 31, 2017 · Leave a comment

Facing Your Parental Fears

Parenting can keep you up at night worrying about your children’s future. A couple of examples — both real and fictional — can help parents better understand and grapple with their fears.

February 27, 2017 · 2 Comments

The Patron Saint of Seminarian Moms

Saint Hannah has become very special to me since my son entered formation.

December 22, 2016 · Leave a comment

Bless Me, Father — A Review of Sorts

Some parents object when their son declares an interest in a vocation. There are lots of reasons given, but I suspect that the root of the problem is lack of … Continue reading

November 23, 2016 · 2 Comments

Advice from a Seminarian

What three things should you know before you enter the seminary?

June 30, 2016 · Leave a comment

Holy Acolytes!

It’s worth remembering the important milestones that mark a man’s progress toward ordination.

June 25, 2016 · 1 Comment

The Miracle of Priesthood

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

April 17, 2016 · Leave a comment

Pope Francis on Formation

Pope Francis recently shared a few of his thoughts on the priesthood and priestly formation.

December 1, 2015 · Leave a comment

Priestly Formation: Basic Supervised Ministry

Not everything in a seminarian’s training is academic. A big part of formation is learning the ministerial aspect of the priesthood as well.

October 31, 2015 · Leave a comment

A Proper Reason?

Is it true that people turn to the church because they can’t make it in the “real world”?

August 3, 2015 · Leave a comment

Come and See!

Many seminaries offer “Come and See” weekend retreats for discerners. If you think God is calling you, answer the call by getting involved.

June 30, 2015 · Leave a comment

Dinner with a Side of Answers

Every ordained priest has been through the seminary experience. Spend a little time with one and you’ll learn a lot about what your child is going through.

June 28, 2015 · 2 Comments

How long does it take to become a priest? Part 1

Mundelein Seminary in Chicago has posted a video on the academic steps to become a priest: from College Seminary or Pre-Theology to Major Seminary to Transitional Diaconate to Ordination.   … Continue reading

June 5, 2015 · Leave a comment
Advertisements

Enter your email address to follow this blog and receive notifications of new posts by email.