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3 things you NEED to know about Vocation Awareness Week

3 things you NEED to know about Vocation Awareness Week Watch

Vocations

By Mary Rezac (CNA)

So, it's the 40th annual Vocations Awareness Week in the United States, and you're looking for the perfect ways to promote vocations to the ...

'I hope to help satiate Christ's thirst...' Help seminarians and aspirants pursue their vocations

'I hope to help satiate Christ's thirst...' Help seminarians and aspirants pursue their vocations Watch

Vocations

By Kevin J. Jones (CNA/EWTN News)

Personal and student debt can slow down or prevent prospective seminarians and aspirants to religious orders from pursuing their vocations, but one ...

Mark Wahlberg loves priests and prays for vocations!

Mark Wahlberg loves priests and prays for vocations! Watch

Vocations

By Abigail James (CALIFORNIA NETWORK)

Movie star, Mark Wahlberg has released a video letting the public know how important the priesthood is to him and his life and he will be praying for ...

'Listen to him': Young postulant urges others to heed God's calling

'Listen to him': Young postulant urges others to heed God's calling Watch

Vocations

By Elise Harris (CNA/EWTN News)

Many things happen during World Youth Day. Young people from all over the world travel to meet the Pope, they meet peers with whom they can share ...

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

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

Vocations

By Diego Lopez Marina (CNA/EWTN News)

Watch them sing, and you might be convinced of it.

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

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

Vocations

By (CNA/EWTN News)

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

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

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

Vocations

By Kenya Sinclair (CALIFORNIA NETWORK)

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

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

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

Vocations

By Ann Schneible (CNA/EWTN News)

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 "visible ...

A powerful MUST-READ call for prayers of priestly vocations

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

Vocations

By Kenya Sinclair (CALIFORNIA NETWORK)

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 parishes ...

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

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

Vocations

By Kenya Sinclair (CALIFORNIA NETWORK)

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 plenty to ...

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

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

Vocations

By Kenya Sinclair (CALIFORNIA NETWORK)

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

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

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

Vocations

By Kenya Sinclair (CALIFORNIA NETWORK)

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

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

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

Vocations

By Monique Crawford (CALIFORNIA NETWORK)

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

What Catholic Girl Scouts and Vocations have in common

What Catholic Girl Scouts and Vocations have in common Watch

Vocations

By CNA/EWTN News

Pope Francis on Friday praised Catholic girl scout leaders' "absolutely crucial" role in educating women for their vocation and responsibilities in a ...

St. Elizabeth of the Trinity followed her vocation -will you?

St. Elizabeth of the Trinity followed her vocation -will you? Watch

Vocations

By Carl Bunderson (CNA/EWTN News)

Pope Francis acknowledged a miracle worked through the intercession of Blessed Elizabeth of the Trinity, a Carmelite nun of the 20th century, paving ...

Murdered nuns at Missions of Charity deemed 'modern-day martyrs'

Murdered nuns at Missions of Charity deemed 'modern-day martyrs' Watch

Vocations

By Elise Harris and Alan Holdren (CNA/EWTN News)

After a recent attack at a Missionaries of Charity convent in Yemen claimed the lives of four of the sisters there, the bishop overseeing the area ...

Adorable kids describe funny misunderstandings about the Catholic Church during powerful Vocation Days

Adorable kids describe funny misunderstandings about the Catholic Church during powerful Vocation Days Watch

Vocations

By Kenya Sinclair (CALIFORNIA NETWORK)

Fifth-graders took part in a two-day Vocations Days at Archbishop O'Hara High School, where their confusion and misconceptions about the Catholic ...

A Pull to God: Young nuns explain their accomplishments and struggles in their vocation

A Pull to God: Young nuns explain their accomplishments and struggles in their vocation Watch

Vocations

By Kenya Sinclair (CALIFORNIA NETWORK)

Fewer young women have answered God's call to enter the sisterhood, prompting several questions such as what inspires modern women to leave behind ...

Speed-dating nuns? The Sister Café aim to change the way many see vocations

Speed-dating nuns? The Sister Café aim to change the way many see vocations Watch

Vocations

By Kenya Sinclair (CALIFORNIA NETWORK)

The popularity of speed-dating inspired eight nun congregations to create The Sister Café in Dublin, Ireland.

Superheroes are real! Sometimes they wear habits! Nun saves man from falling tree.

Superheroes are real! Sometimes they wear habits! Nun saves man from falling tree. Watch

Vocations

Superheroes are real, and sometimes they wear habits! According to police, a 74-year old man was saved from a falling tree by a mysterious nun.

Nun's habit is 'a sign of the love of God and that this life is not all there is'

Nun's habit is 'a sign of the love of God and that this life is not all there is' Watch

Vocations

By Ann Schneible, CNA/EWTN News

As Pope Francis' year dedicated to consecrated life ends, one nun shared her thoughts on the how her religious garb serves as a "visible sign" ...

Pope Francis' important message on the 'vocations crisis' at the end of the Year of Consecrated Life

Pope Francis' important message on the 'vocations crisis' at the end of the Year of Consecrated Life Watch

Vocations

By Kenya Sinclair (CALIFORNIA NETWORK)

Pope Francis concluded the Year for Consecrated Life before a crowd of thousands in the Paul VI hall on Monday. During the conclusion, Pope Francis ...

Vocations on the rise: Two Capuchin Franciscan priests ordained in Abu Dhabi

Vocations on the rise: Two Capuchin Franciscan priests ordained in Abu Dhabi Watch

Vocations

By Antonio Anup Gonsalves, CNA/EWTN News

Catholics in Southern Arabia last week gathered in Abu Dhabi to celebrate the ordination of two Capuchin Franciscan priests by Bishop Paul ...

What is the one tragic thing keeping graduates from their vocations?

What is the one tragic thing keeping graduates from their vocations? Watch

Vocations

By Kenya Sinclair (CALIFORNIA NETWORK)

New graduates have become so indebted to private banks, the government and other sources of money after borrowing enough to pay for their education. ...

Late-vocational priest shares story of entering the priesthood

Late-vocational priest shares story of entering the priesthood Watch

Vocations

By Kenya Sinclair (CALIFORNIA NETWORK)

Despite attending Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University and joining the U.S. Marine Corps, Thomas Woodhouse was welcomed as a new priest at the Saint ...

Orlando Bishop strikes amazing movement to inspire Hispanic Catholics into vocations

Orlando Bishop strikes amazing movement to inspire Hispanic Catholics into vocations Watch

Vocations

By Kenya Sinclair (CALIFORNIA NETWORK)

Bishop John Noonan spoke on the first of a two-day Hispanic vocations workshop sponsored by the National Conference of Diocesan Vocation Directors at ...

'What about you?': Pope Francis' Philadelphia homily calls on religious to inspire vocations

'What about you?': Pope Francis' Philadelphia homily calls on religious to inspire vocations Watch

Vocations

By Kenya Sinclair (NEWS CONSORTIUM)

During Pope Francis' U.S. tour, he led mass at the Cathedral Basilica of Saints Peter and Paul in Philadelphia. Though each U.S. mass the pontiff ...