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Vocations

5 Tips to Balance Studenthood and Parenthood

As a newly-wed when people asked why Shaun and I were putting off children for a few years, our answer was always consistent. We wanted to set ourselves up to allow me to be a stay at home mom from the beginning. This is a goal that I in no way regret and I am […] Read More

First Comes Love, Then Comes Marriage …

First comes love, THEN comes marriage, THEN comes baby in the baby carriage … I am continually amazed at the things that I read … and not always in a good way. As the title goes … First comes love, then comes marriage, THEN comes baby in the baby carriage … there are reasons for […] Read More

To God Who Gives Joy To My Youth

We hear so often that church attendance is low and that there is a big vocational crisis. Among other things, there are seminaries with only a handful of students in each class; dioceses that must close parishes because they do not have enough priests to staff them (or parishioners to attend them,) and religious orders […] Read More

Our Prayers Have Been Answered

Shortly after I moved to Cincinnati, the archdiocese received a new shepherd, Archbishop Schnurr. — Lest it seem that I am taking my bishop to task in the following remarks, I declare plainly that I am not. — Our new archbishop brought with him a vocations prayer that he had written some time before.  That […] Read More

Are You Called To Be A Lay Dominican?

Are you looking for a way to deepen your faith? Do you feel called to promote the mission of the Church? Do you have a desire to conform your life to Christ through a formal commitment to prayer, study, meeting and sharing in community and ministry? One way to do this is through a lay […] Read More