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Set Apart for Love of Christ: A Vocation Story

September 12, AD2017 2 Comments
Set Apart for Love of Christ: A Vocation Story

Have you ever stopped to consider the sacred vessels used by the priest at Mass, the vessels in which the Lord of Heaven and earth comes to humbly dwell so that He may physically be present with us? Think of the chalice into which the priest places the wine mingled with water. Following the words […]

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Catholic Identity Politics and Vocation in the Age of Trump

May 22, AD2017 2 Comments
Catholic Identity Politics and Vocation in the Age of Trump

Surely she had never asked God for anything except that He should let her have her will. And every time she had been granted what she asked for – for the most part. Now here she sat with a contrite heart – not because she had sinned against God but because she was unhappy that […]

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In-Between Sets of Doors

September 22, AD2016 0 Comments
In-Between Sets of Doors

918 From the very beginning of the Church there were men and women who set out to follow Christ with greater liberty, and to imitate him more closely, by practicing the evangelical counsels. They led lives dedicated to God, each in his own way. Catechism of the Catholic Church I just returned from a day […]

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Vocations: The Elijah\’s Cup

June 11, AD2014 7 Comments
Vocations: The Elijah\’s Cup

At our parish, we have a beautiful practice that our priest instituted when he came five years ago. Each Sunday a family is asked to take home the chalice, place it in an area of prominence, and pray for an increase in vocations and for those who have already dedicated their lives to Christ and […]

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