Displaying items by tag: vocation

EDMONTON – When a young Fr. Martin Carroll first came to Canada from England to help with a shortage of priests, he wasn’t expecting to stay for long. That was 42 years ago.

Published in Canada

Recently I was able to visit Martyrs’ Shrine in Midland, Ont. This site is a national shrine consecrated to the Canadian Martyrs, a group of eight Jesuits who lived in community with the Huron people and who were tortured and killed for their faith. 

Published in YSN: Speaking Out

Sister’s passion for teaching served her well at Faith Connections

Published in Canada
VATICAN – A true bishop always stays close to his people, protecting them from "wolves" and from losing their way, Pope Francis said.
Published in Reflections

VANCOUVER – Living and working with a tight-knit family on a remote B.C. ranch was a recipe for vocation for Ken Anderson who will be ordained a priest this year.

Published in Call to Service
VATICAN – Religious and nonreligious people today must learn to engage in fair and objective dialogue so that they may unite the world and make it better as a whole, a young atheist said.
Published in International
There’s no doubt that Fr. Harrison Ayre believes in the beauty of priestly celibacy.
Published in International
Men and women contemplating a vocation to the priesthood, consecrated life or marriage should not be afraid because God wants only for them to experience the joy that comes from serving others, Pope Francis said.
Published in Faith
MISSION, B.C. – The 93-year-old hands of Fr. Dunstan Massey are carefully filling in the imperfections of what will soon be his newest art piece at Westminster Abbey in Mission.
Published in Features

WASHINGTON – For some aspiring priests and religious, the biggest obstacle to pursuing their vocation is student debt.

Published in Faith

In my first year off the farm as an undergraduate at the University of Regina, I took a part-time job driving a school bus for a local company.

Published in Catholic Education

VATICAN CITY – The Catholic Church needs laypeople with a missionary spirit, which means Catholics do not have to try to force members into a vocation that is the Holy Spirit's to give, Pope Francis said.

Published in Faith

VATICAN CITY – Taken together, the 10 countries with the most Catholics account for almost 56 per cent of the world's Catholic population, the Vatican reported.

Published in Faith

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Published in Features

You might think that two brothers who ended up studying for the priesthood in the same seminary at the same time would have a lot in common.

Published in Call to Service