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

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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 ... continue reading

What is the Burning Question in Priestly Formation?

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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 ... continue reading

Pope opens Year for Consecrated Life with call to joyful witness

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

Tuesday, December 2 - Homily: A Year for Consecrated Life Watch

Image of May we all, consecrated and lay, ask Our Lady to lead us and show us how to live our lives for Jesus.

Father reminds us that we are in the first days of the Year for Consecrated Life announced by Pope Francis, comments on the great good ... continue reading

We Need Monks for this New Missionary Age Watch

Image of A part of monastic life and spirituality is also labor, immersed in prayer. Monks support themselves through hard work, dedicated to God and caught up in the ongoing redemptive work of Jesus Christ in and through His Church. They follow a

Monks are a seed of the great renewals of the Catholic Church. Monks are prophetic seeds of the kingdom who always seem to be around ... continue reading

Fr Frank Pavone: Vocations Are All About Life Watch

Image of Fr. Frank Pavone is one of the most prominent pro-life leaders in the world. Originally from New York, he was ordained in 1988 by Cardinal John O'Connor. In 1993 he became National Director of Priests for Life. He is also the President of the National Pro-life Religious Council, and the National Pastoral Director of the Silent No More Awareness Campaign and of Rachel's Vineyard, the world's largest ministry of healing after abortion. The Vatican appointed him to the Pontifical Council for the Family, which coordinates the pro-life activities of the Catholic Church. He also serves as a member of the Vatican's Pontifical Academy for Life.

This week (November 2 - 8) is Vocations Awareness Week. Since I began my full-time work with Priests for Life over 20 years ago, one of ... continue reading

You Go Into the Vineyard Too! Every Christian Has a Vocation Watch

Image of Priesthood, Diaconate in Christ,consecrated or religious life,lay ecclesial movements, consecrated Christian marriage - every Baptized Christian has a vocation. We just have to learn to live it!

The Church is a seed, sign and beginning of the kingdom, making the kingdom present in a world which is wounded by the effects of sin but ... continue reading

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 ... continue reading

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

Image of What's it like? Take a virtual journey as a sister on this new, unique website featuring some of the amazing religious women who provide help to those in need everyday.

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

Trappist monks' spirituality hailed as key to business success

Image of Trappist Monks combine business acumen with spiritual devotion to provide superior workmanship and value to clients.

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

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The importance of Sisters in schools

Image of When a CK sister is donning her dark blue habit, that means the months are turning colder

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

Image of Fr. Ray Kelly is a singing sensation with his beautiful voice and artful adaptations.

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

Image of The consecrated are called to be the leaven in the bread, to put Christ in the midst of people.

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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