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

Image of The Bishop of Shrewsbury believes the Eucharist is the key to priestly vocations (Al Riccio/Corbis).

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


What Catholic Girl Scouts and Vocations have in common Watch

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



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

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


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

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


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

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


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

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



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

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The popularity of speed-dating inspired eight nun congregations to create The Sister Café in Dublin, Ireland. LOS ANGELES, CA (Catholic ... continue reading


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 ... continue reading


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


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

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



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AP report reveals difficulties for priests - is it time for a change? Watch

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The Associated Press published an article detailing the challenges many priests face. It is time for a change in how the Church ... continue reading


In Rochester, moms' group prays for vocations to come from among their families Watch

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A newly-formed group of Catholic mothers in Rochester, New York has committed to praying regularly for the flourishing of vocations from ... continue reading



Write zero-tolerance into canon law says abuse survivor Watch

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Canon law should be re-written to institute a global zero-tolerance policy against priests who commit sexual abuse, a clerical abuse ... continue reading


Global rosary for vocations happening now! Watch

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Marian shrines in more than 50 countries throughout world will join in a 24-hour rosary initiative on Friday to intercede for and honor the ... continue reading


Prayer is the first part of missionary work Watch

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Every Christian is called to be a missionary through prayer, working in collaboration with the Holy Spirit, who gives prayer efficacy, Pope ... continue reading


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