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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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 ...

'You trust in the Lord, and you trust where he's leading you.' Want more religious vocations? Improve your family life, nun says

'You trust in the Lord, and you trust where he's leading you.' Want more religious vocations? Improve your family life, nun says

Vocations

By Ann Schneible, CNA/EWTN News

As the Church brings the needs of the family to the forefront with the upcoming Synod this fall, one Dominican sister says it is no surprise that ...

CAPUCHIN FRANCISCAN FRIARS PROVINCE OF ST. AUGUSTINE

CAPUCHIN FRANCISCAN FRIARS PROVINCE OF ST. AUGUSTINE

Vocations

By Ambassadors of Christ

Much has been written about and many homilies have lamented the vocation crisis in the Catholic Church in the United States.  Religious Orders ...

Nuns watching soap operas and the 'terrorism' of gossip: Pope Francis and Naples' religious

Nuns watching soap operas and the 'terrorism' of gossip: Pope Francis and Naples' religious Watch

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By Elise Harris (CNA/ETWN News)

In a wide-ranging, off-the-cuff speech to priests and religious in Naples, Pope Francis addressed various challenges of consecrated life, emphasizing ...

Gaudete Sunday is a Blueprint for Consecrated Life - Year of Consecrated Life

Gaudete Sunday is a Blueprint for Consecrated Life - Year of Consecrated Life Watch

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By Fr Samuel Medley SOLT

I remember the day I started smiling and have not been able to stop since. I was a novice. It was the moment, in a 15 day silent retreat where I ...

What is the Burning Question in Priestly Formation?

What is the Burning Question in Priestly Formation?

Vocations

By Fr Samuel Medley SOLT

The Word will never be given you without giving you also a mission.  It will make you aware of the suffering of the people right next to you ...

Pope opens Year for Consecrated Life with call to joyful witness

Pope opens Year for Consecrated Life with call to joyful witness

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By (CNA/EWTN News)

At the opening of the Year for Consecrated Life, Pope Francis issued a challenge to consecrated men and women, inviting them to lives of courage, ...

Leadership Conference of Women Religious taken to task by Vatican for honoring controversial theologian

Leadership Conference of Women Religious taken to task by Vatican for honoring controversial theologian Watch

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Using blunt language, the head of the Vatican's doctrinal office Cardinal Gerhard Müller rebuked officers of the Leadership Conference of Women ...

A Website for Women to Imagine What a Nun's Life is Like

A Website for Women to Imagine What a Nun's Life is Like

Vocations

By Jennifer Murphy, Communications Specialist, Sisters of Bon Secours

The Sisters of Bon Secours, an international religious congregation of Catholic sisters based in Marriottsville, Md., announce the launch of a unique ...

Trappist monks' spirituality hailed as key to business success

Trappist monks' spirituality hailed as key to business success

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By (CNA/EWTN News)

A spiritual focus on generous service and community is the key to success for the Trappist monks, not only in their business ventures but in all of ...

Archbishop José H. Gomez on Praying for Priests and Promoting Vocations

Archbishop José H. Gomez on Praying for Priests and Promoting Vocations

Vocations

By Archbishop José H. Gomez

Every priest is a sacrament - a sign and instrument that brings men and women to the encounter with the living God. So in this Year of Faith, we need ...

COL EXCLUSIVE: Fr. Pontifex - See what this priest does to deliver his powerful message

COL EXCLUSIVE: Fr. Pontifex - See what this priest does to deliver his powerful message Watch

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He is a growing personality in the Catholic world and represents a new movement to engage the youth and reconvert the lost. Is he the Pope? A new ...

Sisters of Bon Secours Host Project Good Help to Assist Underserved in Baltimore

Sisters of Bon Secours Host Project Good Help to Assist Underserved in Baltimore

Vocations

By Jennifer Murphy, Communications Associate

The Sisters of Bon Secours, an international community of Catholic women religious (sisters) with ministries in healthcare, human and social ...

Benedictine Monks from Oklahoma Move to Ireland's Stamullen Priory

Benedictine Monks from Oklahoma Move to Ireland's Stamullen Priory Watch

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By Deacon Keith Fournier

They seek to bring healing to a wounded Irish Church. I believe they are a first fruit of her restoration and a sign of her future contribution ...

Benedictine Monks from Oklahoma Become Missionaries to the Irish Church

Benedictine Monks from Oklahoma Become Missionaries to the Irish Church Watch

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By Deacon Keith Fournier

Dom Mark Daniel Kirby, and the brothers gathered with him, represent the best of the monastic life.  They are moving their entire community to ...

Knights of the Holy Eucharist Announce Facebook Page Watch

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By Knights of the Holy Eucharist

Young men 18 and older interested in our community are welcome to visit for up to two weeks. This way they can participate in our work and prayer and ...

Child Casket Fund: Trappist Monks of New Melleray Practice the Corporal Works of Mercy

Child Casket Fund: Trappist Monks of New Melleray Practice the Corporal Works of Mercy Watch

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By Deacon Keith Fournier

 New Melleray is a Cistercian (Trappist) monastery located in the beautiful rolling farmland south of Dubuque, Iowa. Thirty monks live in ...

Melkite Catholic Church to Ordain Married Men to the Priesthood in the US

Melkite Catholic Church to Ordain Married Men to the Priesthood in the US Watch

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By William Ignatius

The Bishop of the Melkite Eparchy of Newton, Massachusetts announced that the Melkite Greek Catholic Church in the United States would be ordaining ...

Trappist Monks and Nuns Revive Interest in Monastic Vocations Online

Trappist Monks and Nuns Revive Interest in Monastic Vocations Online Watch

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By Alison Roncin

For more than nine centuries, Trappist monks and nuns have witnessed to the gospel of Jesus Christ through a cloistered, communal life wholly ordered ...

Fr. Dwight Longenecker Asks: Why Monks?

Fr. Dwight Longenecker Asks: Why Monks?

Vocations

By Fr Dwight Longenecker

You thought monks were just cutting themselves off--doing something radical and a little bit misanthropic. In the meantime they were doing something ...