BLOG: discernment
Last week in Chicago Illinois, Catholic leaders from the United States, Canada and Mexico, gathered together to participate in the J.S. Paluch Company’s yearly vocations seminar. This year it was titled “Creating a Culture of Vocations: Where We’ve Been and Where We’re Going” ...read more
For the 3rd year in a row, we had the pleasure of being invited to the annual J.S. Paluch Vocation Seminar where leaders from many vocation groups across North America met together in Chicago Illinois from August 21–23, 2017. ...read more
Here is the text of the preparatory document for the XV General Assembly of the Synod of Bishops on the theme “Young people, faith and vocation discernment,”to take place in Rome in October 2018. Introduction “These things I have spoken to you, that my joy may be in you, and that your joy may be full” ...read more
Fr. Rob Galea gives six steps to discovering God’s will for your life. Follow Fr. Rob Galea! http://www.FrRobGalea.com Social Media: @FrRobGalea ...read more
Reflecting on the Third Chapter of Pope Francis’ Apostolic Exhortation on Love in the Family Jesus Christ is at the heart of the family. Only in the light of his love can the love of the family be fully illuminated. This is the message of Pope Francis in the third chapter of Amoris Laetitia. He ...read more
Following the celebration of Vespers, Pope Francis met with the youth of Cuba. Below you will find the full text of his prepared remarks, which he set aside prior to speaking. The full translation of his delivered speech will be published shortly. Meeting with Youth Fr. Félix Varela Cultural Center, Havana Sunday, 20 September 2015 Dear ...read more
Deacon-structing Vocations: The Religious Life. ...read more
If there is anything that we learn from reading Scripture is that God calls people. Consistently, every story in the bible, involves a call: Abraham, Moses, Noah, Gideon, Jonah, Samuel, Ruth, Esther, Mary, Paul. Everyone gets called. God may not ‘call’ us the way He called Moses or St. Paul, or the specific way that ...read more
Last week we looked at what Vocation is and what it means to “be called.” Everyone is called to one of four vocations and so at some point in our life, if we want to respond to God’s call, we have to think about where God wants to take us. Figuring this out may not ...read more
New Film Aims to Change the Perception of the Priesthood Father Robert Barron releases stirring documentary titled “Heroic Priesthood” CHICAGO August 6, 2014 – According to Father Robert Barron, Rector of Mundelein Seminary and creator of the acclaimed CATHOLICISM film series, the Church is facing a crisis. “We’re currently experiencing the darkest period in the history ...read more