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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

Image of Conscious evolution is a set of ideas developed in the writings of Barbara Marx Hubbard, who addressed the LCWR annual assembly in 2012

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


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

Image of Fathers Manuel Bravo, Chan Woo Lee, Eben MacDonald and Nabor Rios turn to the assembly gathered for their ordination to the priesthood June 2. VICTOR ALEMAN

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 ... continue reading


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? ... continue reading


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

Image of Volunteers work side-by-side with the Sisters of Bon Secours to assist the poor of innercity Baltimore by serving in a soup kitchen, women's resource center, a community garden and within senior housing.

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


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

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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 ... continue reading


Benedictine Monks from Oklahoma Become Missionaries to the Irish Church Watch

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



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Vatican asks nuns: less social media, more contemplation Watch

Image of The Church encourages social media, but with sobriety and discretion, and in moderation.

The Vatican has asked nuns to spend less time on social media and more time in prayer and contemplation. The request follows consultation ... continue reading


Twins consecrated to the Virgin Mary both chose religious vocations Watch

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As infants, Monica and Cristian Moya were hovering on the verge of death. But after their mother consecrated them to the Virgin Mary, they ... continue reading


Italian monastery on the verge of closing, enjoys new life Watch

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The investiture of Sister Maria Vittoria della Croce last month marked the first ceremony of its kind to be held in the Italian city of ... continue reading


Pope Francis tells priests to 'Be like Jesus the Good Shepherd' Watch

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On Sunday Pope Francis ordained 16 men to the priesthood, reminding them to be like Jesus the Good Shepherd in the way they serve the ... continue reading


What's it like to be a consecrated hermit? Watch

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The word 'hermit' might conjure up some strange images, a la John the Baptist living reclusively in the desert, wearing a hair shirt and ... continue reading


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