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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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Knights of the Holy Eucharist Announce Facebook Page Watch

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Young men 18 and older interested in our community are welcome to visit for up to two weeks. This way they can participate in our work and ... continue reading


Child Casket Fund: Trappist Monks of New Melleray Practice the Corporal Works of Mercy Watch

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 New Melleray is a Cistercian (Trappist) monastery located in the beautiful rolling farmland south of Dubuque, Iowa. Thirty monks ... continue reading


Melkite Catholic Church to Ordain Married Men to the Priesthood in the US Watch

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The Bishop of the Melkite Eparchy of Newton, Massachusetts announced that the Melkite Greek Catholic Church in the United States would be ... continue reading


Trappist Monks and Nuns Revive Interest in Monastic Vocations Online Watch

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For more than nine centuries, Trappist monks and nuns have witnessed to the gospel of Jesus Christ through a cloistered, communal life ... continue reading


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Fr. Dwight Longenecker Asks: Why Monks?

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You thought monks were just cutting themselves off--doing something radical and a little bit misanthropic. In the meantime they were doing ... continue reading


Sisters of Bon Secours Open Chat Room and Feature Nun Taking Vows Watch

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


Study Finds that Most Catholic Priests are Happy and Appreciate Celibacy

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Indeed, priestly happiness has been rising over the past several years and will likely rise even higher. In my research only 3.1% of ... continue reading


Father Jaime Rodriguez: Legionaries of Christ Appoint New General Secretary

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Fr. Rodriguez hails from Madrid, Spain,where he attended a high school run by the Legion of Christ. He is the fourth child of six, and has ... continue reading


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What is the Difference Between a Deacon and a Priest? Watch

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What's the difference between a deacon and a priest? Why can't a deacon hear my confession and forgive sins? We asked Catholic Online's ... continue reading


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


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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


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