discerning a vocation

Guidelines for Discerning Your Vocation

By Fr. Dan Lackie, OFM How do I know what God is calling me to do with my life? Here are some suggestions for discerning God’s call and becoming the person God created you to be. God’s call to a particular path or lifestyle — look simple. Yet our faith conviction challenges...
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Journey to Franciscan Life: Fr. Hugh Macsherry, OFM

Growing up in a strong and active Catholic family in Baltimore, Md., Fr. Hugh Macsherry, OFM always felt strong ties to the Church. His parents introduced him to the Church from the very beginning. They also introduced him to their friends, many of whom were priests or nuns, who...
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Make No Little Plans

In his World Day of Prayer for Vocations address last month, Pope Francis asked the young people in the crowd: “Have you sometimes heard the Lord’s voice, in a desire, in a worry? Did he invite you to follow him more closely? . . . Have you wanted to be apostles of...
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Vocations Are the Fruits of Prayer

“Vocations are born in prayer and from prayer; and only through prayer can they persevere and bear fruit.” – Pope Francis As we enter the Marian month, call on Mary — who never failed to hear and respond to God’s call — to help you as determine the path of...
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