No vacation from your vocation

Wooden Cross

One of the most helpful pieces of advice I received during my time in the seminary was this: “There is no vacation from your vocation.”

Discipleship involves service


As a teenager and college-aged student, the summer provided me ample opportunity to work, to spend time with family and friends, to rest, and to serve others.

Perspective of Faith

Michelangelo’s Pietà is one of the most poignant images of our faith. The image of the Blessed Virgin Mary holding Jesus Christ after His crucifixion moves even the hardest heart. The Pietà is worthy of our contemplation, for it has a lot to say to those who are thinking about following Jesus Christ as a priest or religious sister.