Vocation

Thumbnail pope francis greets pilgrims in st peters square during the wednesday general audience may 21 2014 credit daniel ibez cna 5 cna 5 21 14 Do not fear the call of Jesus, pope says in radio interview

In a 20-minute live interview on an Argentinean radio station on Aug. 8, Pope Francis encouraged young people to fearlessly answer God’s call to...

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Thumbnail seminarian credit alexey gotovskiy cna From Yale to the seminary: a neuroscientist's story

Washington D.C., Apr 4, 2017 / 06:02 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Jaime Maldonado-Aviles thought that he would be spending his life behind microscopes at...

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Thumbnail priest public domain via pixabay cna He used to spit on those going to Mass – now he's a priest

Madrid, Spain, Mar 6, 2017 / 03:07 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- After an anti-clerical childhood and adolescence, filled with hatred for the Church, Fr....

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Thumbnail screenshot He was a runner for the Japanese mafia. Now he's a Catholic priest.

Stockbridge, Massachusetts, Oct 15, 2016 / 04:02 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Fr. Donald Calloway could give St. Augustine a run for his money, in terms of...

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Thumbnail woman praying in milan aug 21 2007 creid david dennis via flickr cc by sa 20 cna 10 6 14 1 Is a 'vocation of friendship' key to gay ministry in the Church?

Recovering an understanding of friendship as a vocation could be a way for the Church to help ease spiritual problems of isolation, especially for...

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Thumbnail esmeraldasols hermanateresagutierrez 260417 Mexican beauty queen makes 'radical' move to religious life

Mexico City, Mexico, Apr 30, 2017 / 03:02 am (CNA).- Esmeralda Solís Gonzáles is a young Mexican woman who was crowned last year as a beauty queen...

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Thumbnail deacon albert van der woerd Nine men to be ordained priests June 4 for the Archdiocese of Los Angeles

A native of Michoacán, Mexico, two childhood buddies from the same local parish and five life-long Californians will be among the nine men who will...

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Thumbnail shutterstock 324559877 Positive momentum in vocations

We both love sports. There is a curious thing in sports called momentum. It’s a mysterious phenomenon that’s hard to define, but you know it when...

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Thumbnail annunciation fra angelico Some Lenten reflections on our Christian vocation

We are halfway down the road in our Lenten journey toward Easter. This past Sunday we celebrated “Laetare Sunday” — the Sunday of joy and...

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Thumbnail 20369903 1565234270206581 7282945766372287507 o The Marian Heart of America: Our Lady of Guadalupe and our “Post-Christian” Society

(Archbishop Gomez delivered these remarks at the 7th Annual Napa Institute Summer Conference) My dear friends, I am just coming back from...

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Thumbnail pope francis greets paralympians in the vaticans paul vi hall on oct 4 2014 credit daniel ibanez cna 2 cna 10 6 14 1 Where does every vocation start? The family, Pope Francis says

In a meeting with members of the Italian Adult Catholic Scouting Movement, Pope Francis stressed the “educative mission” of the family, noting how...

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