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A Look Inside: 'The World's Happiest Nuns' Watch

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Watch them sing, and you might be convinced of it. Cali, Colombia (CNA/EWTN News) - The Eucharistic Communicators of the Heavenly Father ... continue reading


Nun numbers on the rise - Young women flock to the church Watch

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There is a young and vital presence of religious sisters, novices and postulants in U.S. Catholic life, a new survey has found. Washington ... continue reading


Friars inspired to take pilgrimage after viewing Hollywood drama 'The Way' Watch

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Dominican Fathers Francis Orozco and Thomas Schaefgen were inspired to make a 478-mile pilgrimage from New Orleans to Memphis, Tenn. ... continue reading


'A sign of the love of God': Why nuns wear religious habits Watch

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As Pope Francis' year dedicated to consecrated life comes to a close, one nun shared her thoughts on the how her religious garb serves as a ... continue reading


LISTEN NOW: Benedictine nuns release new album Watch

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Benedictine nuns in Missouri recently released their latest album <i>Adoration at Ephesus</i> - and it is amazing! LOS ANGELES, ... continue reading


A powerful MUST-READ call for prayers of priestly vocations Watch

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Bishop Mark O'Toole, the Bishop of Plymouth, has called for a prayer of priestly vocations in a pastoral letter, which was read in all ... continue reading


'Chosen, don't forget this. Chosen!:' Pope Francis sends amazing message to priests Watch

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On the World Day of Prayer for Vocations, Pope Francis ordained eleven men into the priesthood at St. Peter's Basilica on Sunday - then had ... continue reading


'He will be sorely missed:' Missing Florida priest's body found in Georgia Watch

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Church officials reported a Florida priest went missing last week. After following a trail of clues, investigators believe they found Rev. ... continue reading


Who are the Red Nuns and what are they doing in Thailand? Watch

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A new monastery has been opened by an American group of cloistered nuns in Thailand in pursuit of planting an aura of "contemplative ... continue reading


The 'reality of the Eucharist': Don't let it become a meaningless gesture Watch

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During the Chrism Mass homily at Our Lady and the Apostles Church, Stockport, Bishop Mark Davies related the Eucharist to the Catholic ... continue reading


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Why are some Vocations dying? Watch

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On Saturday, Pope Francis told Colombia's priests and religious that vocations come from a variety of different backgrounds and flourish ... continue reading


This Irish priest sings the most beautiful adaptation of 'Hallelujah' you have ever heard Watch

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Irish priest, Fr. Ray Kelly has an adaptation of Leonard Cohen's 'Hallelujah' that will move you to tears. The video, which has gone viral, ... continue reading


Fifty percent of friends and family discourage vocation calls - 200 men and women chose God anyway Watch

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There were 216 Catholic women and men religious who took perpetual vows in the U.S. in 2016, and an annual survey has aimed to take their ... continue reading


Pope Francis issues a challenge to the consecrated: 'Put Christ in the midst of people' Watch

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Everyone, but especially consecrated men and women, Pope Francis said Thursday, are called to be leaven in the world, bringing Christ to ... continue reading


Pope Francis speaks -- Here's why vocations are on the decline Watch

Image of Pope Francis dealt with the topic of vocations in the modern world during his meeting with the Congregation for Consecrated Life.

Why are so many people forsaking or eschewing religious life? This is the question Pope Francis addressed during the plenary meeting of the ... continue reading


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