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Discernment 180

Discernment 180

What is discernment 180? Discernment 180 is a six-month guide to help you discern priesthood or the consecrated life. Somewhat like Exodus 90, Magnify 90, and similar programs, it outlines a rule of life and provides meditations for daily prayer to facilitate...

Consecrated Life for Men

Consecrated Life for Men

Through consecrated life, a man follows literally Jesus’ call to some in the Gospel to leave everything and follow him. Like diocesan priests, consecrated men live lives of celibacy and obedience, but they also embrace poverty as a radical witness of their total...

Vocations for Women

Vocations for Women

THE HEART OF A WOMAN Women are the pinnacle of creation (cf. Gen. 2). As such, God works with women to bring life into the world by their unique abilities of loving those around them, being present to the needs of others, and reflecting the compassion of God himself....

What is Religious Life?

What is Religious Life?

Consecrated Life, or religious life, is a vocation in which members live in a community with a shared apostolate (or mission), charism (the particular expression of the community’s life, the community’s “culture”), and spirituality. All religious profess the vows of...

Life of a Religious

Life of a Religious

Apostolic religious life is a form of consecrated life within the Church wherein the members profess vows of chastity, poverty and obedience within a Congregation or Community approved by the Church. Shared community life is an integral part of this form of...

Mitos sobre las vocaciones

Mitos sobre las vocaciones

Seis Temores Comunes cuando Su Hijo Está Considerando el Sacerdocio Año tras año, en encuestas a sacerdotes recién ordenados, más de la mitad de ellos informa que sus familias inicialmente se opusieron a la idea del sacerdocio. Sin duda, los padres desean lo mejor...

Siete maneras que las familias pueden fomentar vocaciones

Siete maneras que las familias pueden fomentar vocaciones

“La familia cristiana, que es verdaderamente “como una iglesia doméstica”, ha ofrecido siempre y continúa ofreciendo las condiciones favorables para el nacimiento de las vocaciones” ~ San Juan Pablo II Imagínese que le pregunta a su hijo lo que quiere ser cuando...

Traveling Crucifix for Vocations

Traveling Crucifix for Vocations

CLASSROOM CRUCIFIX FOR VOCATIONS The School Traveling Crucifix Program provides students with a significant focal point for daily prayer in the classroom—and for conversation about the importance of vocations. A beautiful crucifix is selected to “travel” to different...

Classroom Consecration to Mary

Classroom Consecration to Mary

CONSECRATE YOUR CLASSROOM TO MARY, QUEEN OF VOCATIONS Student Leader: We pray through the intercession of the Blessed Virgin Mary that Jesus will call at least one girl from this class to be a religious sister, and at least one boy to be a brother or priest. Class...