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by Christine Rousselle Washington, D.C. Newsroom, Jun 24, 2020 / 03:00 am MT (CNA).- Edmond Ilg, 62, has been a father since the birth of his son in 1986. But on June 21, he became a “father” in a whole new sense: Edmond was ordained a priest of the Archdiocese

LAFAYETTE, Tenn.— On June 26, three men will profess their Final Oath, becoming members of the Glenmary Home Missioners community for life. The following day all three will be ordained as transitional deacons by Bishop of Nashville, Tenn., J. Mark Spalding. Both the Final Oath Mass and Mass of Ordination

by Jonah McKeown Denver Newsroom, Jun 12, 2020 / 12:02 am MT (CNA).- Peyton and Connor Plessala are brothers from Mobile, Alabama. They’re 18 months— one school grade— apart. Despite the occasional competitiveness and squabbles that many brothers experience growing up, they’ve always been best buds. “We’re closer than best

by John Stegeman When David Henley graduated high school, he suspected he had a calling, but first he had to figure out where God wanted him. He joined a diocesan discernment group and began exploring. It wasn’t long until he first encountered the Glenmary Home Missioners, but still there were

Priest throughout the Archdiocese of Cincinnati process during Diaconate Ordination. (CT Photo/Greg Hartman)
Prayer for Vocations Almighty Father, You have created us for some definite purpose. Grant us the grace to know the path You have planned for us in this life and to respond with a generous “Yes.” Make our archdiocese, parishes, homes and hearts fruitful ground for Your gift of vocations.

Pope Francis offers a blessing from the window of the Apostolic Palance April 26, 2020. Credit: Vatican Media/CNA.
by Courtney Mares Vatican City, May 3, 2020 / 06:30 am MT (CNA).- Pope Francis called on all Catholics to pray for vocations to the priesthood and consecrated life on Good Shepherd Sunday, the World Day of Prayer for Vocations. “Priesthood and consecrated life require courage and perseverance, and without

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by Mary Farrow Denver Newsroom, Apr 30, 2020 / 03:01 am MT (CNA).- If everything were going according to plan, Jessica would be entering the convent on August 22. But, thanks to coronavirus, everything is not going according to plan. “I was accepted to pre-postulancy with an order, and as

April 23, 2020 WASHINGTON – The release of the study of the Ordination Class of 2020 reveals a great sign of life and hope in the Church in the United States, despite the midst of uncertainty in the world brought by the Coronavirus pandemic. At a moment when the faithful

Explore your Call An introductory Vocational Dinner and Discussion Wednesday, February 19, 2020: 6:30 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. Holy Cross Catholic Church, 1924 Leo St., Dayton 45404 All 18-35 year old men and women who are mildly curious or seriously discerning consecrated life are invited tinyurl.com/eycdayton Retreats at St. Cecilia