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

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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 ... continue reading

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

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In Lincoln, Nebraska, you can tell the seasons by the habits of the School Sisters of Christ the King. Denver, Colo. (CNA/EWTN News) - It's ... continue reading

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

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