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Catholic Vocations

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.

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

by Perry West Denver Newsroom, Jun 21, 2020 / 03:48 pm MT (CNA).- A New Hampshire Catholic college is hosting a virtual conference this week on “Rediscovering Fatherhood” to help men fulfill their vocation at home. Dr. William Fahey, president of Thomas More College of Liberal Arts in Merrimack, N.H.,

June 12, 2020 WASHINGTON – The World Day of Prayer for the Sanctification of Priests will be celebrated by the universal Church on June 19, 2020. Occurring annually on the Solemnity of the Sacred Heart of Jesus, the World Day of Prayer for the Sanctification of Priests was established by

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

The newly ordained await their assignments (CT Photo/Greg Hartman)
Welcome to the Ordination of Chris Komoroski, Benson Lokidiriyo and Andrew Reckers.. Live from St. Peter in Chains Cathedral, 11:00 a.m.

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