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New website caters to women’s religious discernment

New website caters to women’s religious discernment

| July 2, 2014 | 0 Comments

A new website, LifeAsASister.org, aims to help single Catholic women imagine what it’s like to be a nun and discover if it could be their call in life.

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Lend your voice to Christ

Lend your voice to Christ

| Fr. Troy Przybilla | July 2, 2014 | 0 Comments

Jesus invites men and women in the silence of their hearts, but he also uses you and me to call and invite. I do not believe that more programs are needed to promote vocations. Rather, I believe that more people are needed to promote vocations.

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Consecrated virginity: a special vocation

Consecrated virginity: a special vocation

| Susan Klemond for The Catholic Spirit | March 13, 2014 | 0 Comments

Nicole Bettini gives her spouse everything. And Christ, her husband, has not been outdone in generosity.

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Enrollment continues to be at capacity

Enrollment continues to be at capacity

| Susan Klemond | January 2, 2014 | 0 Comments

Enrollment at St. John Vianney College Seminary in St. Paul has been at or near capacity, with 132 men from 20 dioceses currently attending the seminary.

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Parish provides good ground for priest vocation

Parish provides good ground for priest vocation

| Susan Klemond | January 2, 2014 | 0 Comments

Four current seminarians at St. John Vianney College Seminary grew up attending St. Michael parish in St. Michael and participating in its youth group.

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Pope offers future priests, nuns how-to guide to happy vocation

Pope offers future priests, nuns how-to guide to happy vocation

| Carol Glatz | July 16, 2013 | 0 Comments

Be joyous, authentic and loving while resisting fly-by-night commitments, catty gossip and sleek cars, Pope Francis told future priests, brothers and nuns.

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Three of a kind

Three of a kind

| July 16, 2013 | 0 Comments

Religious vocations are in the cards for Erickson family

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The deacon: Servant of the New Evangelization

The deacon: Servant of the New Evangelization

| Deacon Joseph Michalak for The Catholic Spirit | December 31, 2012 | 0 Comments

“They could not withstand the wisdom and the Spirit with which Deacon Stephen spoke. . . . Then Deacon Philip began to speak, and starting with this scripture of the Suffering Servant, he proclaimed to the Ethiopian the good news about Jesus.”

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Msgr. Weiss: He was there

Msgr. Weiss: He was there

| Sister Mary Ann Walsh | December 31, 2012 | 0 Comments

The following was first published on the USCCB Blog. It was written by Sister Mary Ann Walsh, director of media relations for the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops.

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Local women profess vows with growing order of Dominicans

Local women profess vows with growing order of Dominicans

| Kristi Anderson for The Catholic Spirit | September 13, 2012 | 1 Comment

Four women with ties to the archdiocese recently took vows as Dominican Sisters of St. Cecilia Congregation in Nashville, Tenn. Within this community of 284 sisters, 16 have Minnesota roots.

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Life is a highway

Life is a highway

| June 6, 2012 | 0 Comments

Special Section:

For adult Catholics, this question burns in their souls and guides their search for direction in life: What is God calling me to do?

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Life is a Highway – Reflections

Life is a Highway – Reflections

| June 6, 2012 | 0 Comments

– Journey toward marriage vocation began at young age
– Holy Spirit led me to youth ministry career
– Law work offers opportunity to develop virtues
– Advancing Catholic education is avocation
– Special needs students inspire special ed teacher

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