Guest post by Kevin J. Banet of Vocation Promotion. Carmelite Sisters of the Divine Heart of Jesus A silver star rests on a brown field while two gold stars look on nearby. The Carmelite Sisters of the Divine Heart of Jesus have these images as part of their coat of arms. The silver star signifies […]
There was a time when one of the most frequent questions I received from readers was about recognizing and fostering vocations in our children. For example, “What special things, in particular, should I be doing as a parent to make sure that I am covering all the bases to raise my children to be open […]
In my previous post, I said that Catholic seminaries should not be accepting men with same-sex attraction. The Vatican has spoken on this topic specifically in the Instruction Concerning the Criteria for the Discernment of Vocations with regard to Persons with Homosexual Tendencies in view of their Admission to the Seminary and to Holy Orders. […]
My friend Opinionated Catholic (a big LSU fan in Louisiana) has a great video on his blog of a Daughter of St. Paul, Sister Tracy, who is from Cajun country in South Louisiana. That’s some cool stuff there! One funny thing she shares is that she said her highest aspiration in high school was to […]
The Graas Girls — Tree Graas and CatholicAwesome — have reviewed this Christmas Bloopers 2 video, made last year, from the Daughters of St. Paul and hereby award it TWO THUMBS UP for bringing many smiles and for demonstrating the proper use of a glow stick. That is one thumb per Graas Girl. Enjoy! Oh, […]
Mention the term “Jesuit” in some conservative circles and you may hear a grumble. Here’s a Jesuit you may like. Servant of God, Fr. Walter Ciszek, SJ, spent many years in a Soviet gulag for the “crime” of being a priest. The video below offers a short biography.