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Catholic Vocations

Washington D.C., Mar 18, 2021 / 04:00 am MT (CNA).- Darren Stern, a Catholic HVAC repairman near Baltimore, Maryland, is not shy about sharing his faith with customers. In an interview with EWTN News In Depth that aired on March 10, Stern talked about how he provides customers with a

by Kary Ellen Berger Hannah Houser feels called to live out the Franciscan charism: to live the Gospel of our Lord Jesus Christ. While she is still in discernment on her path to be with the Sisters of St. Francis, Oldenburg, she’s not letting any obstacles hinder her progress. Hannah

As a friar and priest, I took vows of poverty, chastity, and obedience, meaning that there is a lot of things I can’t do in this world. Many would see this as throwing my life away, but I can’t help but see the opposite.

by Christine Rousselle Washington, D.C. Newsroom, Nov 5, 2020 / 12:00 pm MT (CNA).- On average, diocesan priests take about six years to complete seminary formation. For Dominican priests, it is seven. Jesuits study for over a decade. David Pinto, however, has them all beat. Pinto was ordained a deacon

By Courtney Mares Rome Newsroom, Oct 2, 2020 / 06:00 am MT (CNA).- A diocese in northern Vietnam is expanding its seminary in response to an increasing number of priestly vocations. Sacred Heart Major Seminary in the Vietnamese diocese of Thái Bình will be able to house 200 to 300

by Christopher Buschur Last semester began normally for seminarians with the usual routine of communal prayer, classes and social obligations. Even after spring break in March, life seemed normal. However, as the reality of pandemic began to set in, life evolved on a seemingly daily basis. I don’t think the

by Perry West Denver Newsroom, Aug 6, 2020 / 03:04 am MT (CNA).- The Diocese of Providence, Rhode Island, is welcoming eight new seminarians this year – the highest number of incoming seminarians in nearly four decades. “Some great news to share: The Providence Diocese is welcoming 8 *new seminarians*

Deacon Mr. David Doseck with parents John and Teresa preparing for Ordination 2017 (Ct Photo/Greg Hartman)
by Mark Danis Father David Doseck remembers knowing as a child that Jesus Christ was a real person. He also knew Jesus loved him. Today, encountering love is the heart of this busy priest’s lifelong vocation. Father Doseck is the Pastor of St. Mary Church in Camden, St. John Church

by Anna Wilgenbusch Jackson, Miss., Jul 12, 2020 / 03:53 am MT (CNA).- This Sunday, a Catholic priest will embark on a 320-mile, 5-day bike ride to recruit young men and women for the Church. Father Nick Adam had to be creative when he was assigned to be the director

On June 22, 2019, Father Casey  was ordained a priest in the Catholic Church. Now, one year later, he answers your questions about his experience.