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Answering the Call: A Young Man's Journey to the Priesthood

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Father David Carter brings the idealism and energy of youth to the priesthood; yet, he also has a maturity and wisdom far beyond his ... continue reading


Benedict XVI: Priesthood Is a Vocation, Not a Job

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The Pope said the priest "does not preach a Christianity a la carte, according to his own tastes, preaching a Gospel according to his ... continue reading


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Dominican Nuns of Mary Witness to Love on Oprah in Follow-up Appearance

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The Sisters opened some of their most sacred spaces and ceremonies in their convent in Ann Arbor, MI to Oprah producers who featured ... continue reading


Dominican Sisters of Mary to Make Second Appearance on Oprah Winfrey Show

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It seems the Holy Spirit is happily busy pointing a delighted finger to one of His thriving religious orders in the heart of the Catholic ... continue reading


Mount Carmel Monastery Approved! Good News for the Monks and for the Church

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At an open public hearing before the Park County Board of Commissioners, the monks were given unanimous approval to proceed with ... continue reading


Monks Persecuted for Burying the Dead. Works of Mercy, Religious Freedom and Economic Liberty

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The State Board of Embalmers and Funeral Directors subpoenaed Abbot Justin Brown and Deacon Mark Coudrain.  If found guilty, ... continue reading



Mount Carmel for America: Carmelite Monks, Messengers of New Springtime

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For many of our readers, the Monks of Mt Carmel are known for their absolutely wonderful "Mystic Monk Coffee", one of the ways they ... continue reading


Rays of Musical Light: Cloistered Nuns Share Record Label With Elton John

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"[O]ur music appeals to a wider audience, secular and non-secular. The words have a very profound meaning that is coming from the Sacred ... continue reading


Carmelite Nun, former Hindu, on Pope's call for Religious Freedom

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Sister Mary Joseph, a former Brahmin Hindu, since 1977 has lived in the cloistered Carmelite Convent in Mumbai. Here she comments to ... continue reading


Pro-life Hero, Protestant Minister to Catholic Priest: Fr. Paul Schenck, Prophetic Sign of Coming Full Communion

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I had the privilege of being part of Church history on Saturday, June 12, 2010. My friend of many years, former Protestant ... continue reading


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Bishop Strickland's Pastoral Letter to Priests

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December 21, 2023 - Saint Peter Canisius, Priest and Doctor of the Church My Dear Brother Priests,I pray that the last few remaining days ... continue reading


Spanish Theologians Honored with 2023 Ratzinger Prize for Outstanding Contributions

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Two distinguished Spanish theologians, Father Pablo Blanco-Sarto and Francesc Torralba Rosello, have been awarded the prestigious 2023 ... continue reading


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Religious Women to Hold First Advocacy Forum

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The inaugural UISG Advocacy Forum is set to make history on October 23-24, 2023, in Rome. Under the theme "Religious Women: Leadership and ... continue reading


Pope Francis Warns Priests of the Dangers of Spiritual Worldliness and Clericalism

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In a recent letter addressed to the priests of Rome, Pope Francis issued a solemn warning about the perils of spiritual worldliness, ... continue reading


Looking for a few great teachers - Bishop Gorman High School

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Bishop Gorman High School in the Diocese of Tyler, Texas is looking for a few great faculty to join their team.  As of 3/14/22, the ... continue reading


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