The Annunciation Dear Blessed Mother, pray with me, enlighten me. You are the model for every vocation. You sought Godís will in your life. You were able to perceive it clearly. Although it was the greatest, most demanding vocation, you accepted it with simplicity ...
Messing With this Vocation Thing Iíve become quite serious about a role in the Church but pursuing an MDiv or MA, and getting married. Iíve had a very hard time finding resources for people considering this direction. Could you point me to any and offer any suggestions?
What if I'm Not Even Catholic? I'm not Catholic yet and everybody thinks I'm a nut for wanting to be a religious, but I think I'm getting a wake-me-up from God and I was wondering what you think.
An Evangelical Ignatius? Rick Warren, pastor for Saddleback Church in Lake Forest, Calif., has written a kind of Spiritual Exercises for todayís evangelical Christian. While The Purpose Driven Life shares much in common with the work of Saint Ignatius, the differences Ö
An Introduction to Prayer Prayer is like breathing for the soul. Did you ever try to stop breathing for a few days? What would happen to your body in that case happens to your Christian life when you stop praying.
The Morality of Prenatal Diagnosis Prenatal diagnosis - procedures such as amniocentesis and ultrasonography - in and of itself, is not evil. But it can be evil if the intention of undergoing such testing is to procure an abortion if the unborn child is determined to be "defective."
Shrek 2 Shrek 2 not only recaptures the heart of the first film, it goes a bit further. One important supporting character who starts out unsympathetic not only goes on to something like nobility, selflessly sacrificing his own good for that of one he loves ...
Celibacy Sounds Incredibly Lonely. Are You Lonely? I definitely am not lonely! Why not? Well, first of all on the inside I am not lonely because Christ is always with me. And on the outside I am not lonely because I have many "brothers" I work with who all live the same life Ö
Prayer to Discover and Follow My Vocation Lord, grant me the light I need to see the next step in that plan; grant me the generosity I need to set aside my own plans in favor of yours; and grant me the strength I need to put my hands to your plough and never turn back.
If I Think I Have a Vocation, What Should I Do? The first thing to do is make a decision. No matter what your age, if you think you might have a vocation, make the decision that you are going to follow it, no matter what. That is something you do in prayer ...