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Vocations

Feminism: Market-Based Vocation?

From Mollie Hemingway in response to Katty Kay and Claire Shipman: I know not every feminist spews the hatred against domestic work that Betty Friedan did 50 years ago, but many decades of denigrating non-market-based vocations and, at the same time, an insular focus on finding fulfillment only in corporate climates may be a part of the story […]

New Italian Magazine Devoted to Pope Francis

Guest post from Sr. Jeanette Marie, vocations director, the Mercedarian Sisters: Apr. 1, 2014 – CLEVELAND — Just a little over a year ago, on the balcony overlooking St. Peter’s Square, Pope Francis stepped out as the newly elected pope. Since then, he has won the hearts of many Catholics, as well as those outside […]

Who am I to judge the Pope?

Who am I to judge the Pope? Let us not be confused. Let us know our terms. Definition of Judgment – Fr. John Hardon’s Catholic Dictionary: [ Emphasis Mine] In general, an act of the mind affirming or denying something. Philosophically, judgment is the mental act of combining two ideas in affirming their agreement, e.g., […]

The Not-So-Secret Life of the Mercedarian Sisters

The following is a guest post by the Mercedarian Sisters. Mar. 7, 2014 – CLEVELAND — What if you could follow religious sisters around and see what their life is like? Ever wish you could be an insider for a day? In a new video produced by the Mercedarian Sisters of the Blessed Sacrament, you […]