May 9, 2013 - 10:09 am .- Sister Alice Matilda Nsiah says that Pope Francis’ decision to meet with her and other superiors general on Wednesday left them encouraged, grateful and proud to be Catholic.
May 8, 2013 - 10:01 am .- Pope Francis told leaders of women’s religious orders today that their vocations can only be recognized within the fold of the Church.
Apr 27, 2013 - 04:05 pm .- The biggest threat to priests is the temptation to be more immersed in the world than the Gospel, says Pope Francis in his newly translated book.
Apr 21, 2013 - 07:48 am .- Pope Francis ordained 10 men as priests this morning, reminding them that they should carry out their ministry with “constant joy and genuine love.”
Apr 21, 2013 - 06:22 am .- Just after ordaining 10 men to the priesthood, Pope Francis called on young Catholics to ask Jesus “what he wants from you and be brave!”
Apr 5, 2013 - 12:06 am .- As the 50th World Day of Prayer for Vocations draws near, the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops has prepared resources emphasizing the hope that religious vocations offer to the world.
Mar 12, 2013 - 04:02 am .- A California-native is running 26.2 miles to support her vocation as a cloistered nun. But before Jenn Garza can join the contemplative Norbertine sisters, she must pay off nearly $53,000 in student loans.
Feb 1, 2013 - 10:35 am .- The latest edition of a Vatican magazine aimed at increasing priestly vocations and encouraging the spiritual adoption of priests has been released in English.
Nov 20, 2012 - 12:02 am .- Archbishop José H. Gomez of Los Angeles said this week that Catholics need to encourage vocations to the priesthood especially in their home life.
Oct 12, 2012 - 12:11 am .- After years of working as a pro-life news reporter, a Catholic journalist discovered that she had a vocation to be a contemplative nun and that God had been using her work to prepare her to answer the calling.
Oct 4, 2012 - 04:25 pm .- Thirty-three new deacons from Rome’s North American College were ordained Oct. 4 at a ceremony in St. Peter’s Basilica, bringing both excitement and joy to the men.
Jun 25, 2012 - 01:45 pm .- Parents should be careful not to block their son’s calling to the priesthood, new Vatican guidelines on promoting vocations say.
May 11, 2012 - 06:18 pm .- Cardinal Francis George of Chicago has named Catholic communicator and evangelist Father Robert L. Barron as the rector and president of the University of St. Mary of the Lake and Mundelein Seminary.
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