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I was born and raised in Goa, a small state on the west coast of India. I worked for several years as a reporter, before finally mustering the courage to follow God's call to pursue the priesthood. I'm currently a seminarian with the Companions of the Cross, and I study at the seminary in Detroit. My dream is to one day be able to preach on all seven continents, including Antarctica.

Love and Friendship

4 Heroic Stories of Military Chaplains Who Went Beyond Their Call of Duty

On November 11, many nations will be honoring those who served in their armed forces, and in many cases, paid…

promote priestly vocations
Consecrated Life

4 Ways to Promote Priestly Vocations in Your Parish

Being a seminarian, I’m surrounded by other seminarians and I’ve heard a variety of vocation stories. What always amazes me…

missionary
Evangelization

5 Simple Ways to Spread the Faith in Your Home and Workplace

I grew up in Goa, a small state on the west coast of India. Back in the 16th century, the…

Praying With Someone
Love and Friendship

How to Go Beyond “I’ll Pray For You” – A Guide to Praying With Someone Spontaneously

People often ask us to pray for them, whether they’re facing challenges personally, at home, at work, or they’re battling…

iraq
Meaning of Suffering

Faith is a Gift: Following 4 Seminarians on Pilgrimage to Iraq

A few weeks ago, four seminarians from Michigan embarked on a pilgrimage to Iraq. Iraq may seem like an unusual…

Catholic Charismatic Renewal
Faith & Life

The Catholic Charismatic Renewal: Marking 50 Years of a New Pentecost For Our Church

Don’t be surprised if you hear in the coming days that a few hundred thousand people are making their way…

Baptism in the Holy Spirit
Love for the Church

Baptism in the Holy Spirit: Why Every Catholic Should Consider Receiving It

The late Cardinal Suenens, one of the fathers of the Second Vatican Council, said the Catholic Charismatic Renewal is not…

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Easter

(A Seminarian Speaks) Take a Friend to Church This Holy Week: It Could Change Their Life

Each year during Holy Week, we celebrate the most fundamental aspects of our Catholic faith. We remember the love of…

Resolution
Lent

3 Soul-Changing Challenges From a Seminarian to Make This Lent Count! (Do You Have What It Takes?)

Lent is a great time to grow in one’s faith and there are tons of ways one can make Lent…

Seminarians
Testimonies

Do Seminarians Celebrate Valentine’s Day?

I may be a seminarian, but I’m a huge fan of romantic tales. I like movies with happy endings when…

Catholic Faith

Adoration: The Ultimate Act and Habit of Friendship

One of the most fruitful yet daunting experiences in my life has been Eucharistic Adoration. Just a few years ago,…

Holy Father

Remembering The Wisdom of St. Pope John Paul II: 15 Inspirational Quotes

Pope St. John Paul II is rightly nicknamed John Paul the Great because of his tremendous impact on so many…