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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…

Consecrated Life

In Obscurity, in Humility, Amid Persecution, Till Your Garden and God Will do the Rest: 7 Things You Should Know About the Curé of Ars

The month of August is jam packed with feasts of spiritual powerhouses. August 4th – or 8th in the pre-1962…

Monasticism
Consecrated Life

The Rule of St. Benedict: 7 Radical Values of Catholic Monasticism and their Secular Counterparts

On July 11th in the Liturgical Calendar, and on March 21st in the pre-1970 calendar, the Church celebrates the feast…

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Consecrated Life

“What I Hate Most About Being A Priest”

Fr. Ian Van Heusen provides a Gospel commentary and video each week for Catholic-Link. He loves being a priest, but…

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Consecrated Life

6 Medieval Religious Orders That Came to the Rescue of the Church

In the history of the Church, the regular clergy, that is to say the communities that decide to live by…

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Consecrated Life

7 Unmerited Gifts that God Gives to Priests and Consecrated Religious

How is it possible that a young man decides to leave everything behind to enter the seminary? Why would this…

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Consecrated Life

A Beautiful Video of Dominican First Professions and Receiving the Habit

The Dominican Order was canonically established in the year 1216 by Pope Honorius III. Named after their founder, St. Dominic,…

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Catholic Faith

9 Infographics to Help Take the Confusion out of Identifying Religious Orders of the Church

Do you ever get confused by the many religious orders that the Catholic Church has? Each individual order has their…

Jean Vanier

To find the true meaning of marriage or community we have to accept our wound.

Even the most beautiful community can never heal the wound of loneliness that we carry. It is only when we…

Clement of Rome

Why Did Jesus Not Marry? He Had His Own Bride: The Church

Further, they do not know the reason why the Lord did not marry. In the first place he had his…