You don’t have to go it alone on the path of discernment!
God wins! Call the midwife!
by John Freund, CM | Apr 7, 2015 | News
God wins! Call the midwife! Two lines caught my eye in this months E-Voc from the Newsletter of the Sisters of Charity of Cincinnati.
Deciding to become a sister – A family’s response
by John Freund, CM | Mar 21, 2015 | Daughters of Charity, Formation
Sister Cabrini Thomas, D.C., talks about her family’s response to her decision to become a Daughter of Charity.
Search and Serve, Come and See…
by John Freund, CM | Jan 26, 2014 | Daughters of Charity
"Search and Serve", "Come and See", "Nun Run, "Sunday with Sisters", and even an "Online Lenten Retreat" - Take your pick of these events being held around the country. each of them offers an opportunity to explore the possibilities of religious life with the...
Speed dating for nuns???
by John Freund, CM | Dec 2, 2013 | News, Sisters of Charity
A "sister-in-training" asks in her blog of the same name, "Who says religious life is dying?" "The women that gathered tonight are young Sisters and Sisters-in-training (and young-women-thinking-about-becoming-Sisters-in-training) from all over the Archdiocese of...
A man drawn to serve the poor
by John Freund, CM | Sep 23, 2013 | Uncategorized
In a time of ignorance and suffering there was a man drawn to serve the poor. And his story became their story... And the story of 4,000 priests and brothers, 25,000 sisters and over 800,000 people who walk in his footsteps. They face the challenges of those who are...
Choosing Seminary over NFL career
by John Freund, CM | Sep 2, 2013 | Uncategorized
>Why would a promising All-American turn from options in the NFL toward theological education and the pastoral ministry? I invite you to watch this moving 11-minute story of Michigan State linebacker Chris Norman. http://vimeo.com/73414547 Desiring God commissioned...
Unexpected use for SVDP Thrift Store items
by John Freund, CM | Aug 13, 2013 | Society of St. Vincent de Paul, Vincentian Family
Young people from St William's Parish, Grovely, will each wear at least one item bought from St Vincent de Paul Society stores to a formal dinner at the end of August. The idea of a Vinnies Vamp Up dinner surfaced at the InsideOut 2013 youth retreat at Camp Bornhoffen...
“Doing the ‘Come and See’ thing”
by John Freund, CM | Aug 10, 2013 | Vincentian Family
Denise LaRock asks... "Have you been following the Church's new rockstar? Were you one of the few select millions able to spend a few days with Pope Francis in Rio for World Youth Day? Pope Francis on the beach leading the Way of the Cross with millions of young...
“God, Call me, maybe”
by John Freund, CM | Aug 1, 2013 | Sisters of Charity, Vincentian Family
The Sisters of Charity Cincinnati have just published their latest E-VOC newsletter at www.srcharitycinti.org The title of the lead article on Discerning a Call is "Call Me Maybe". PDF evoc_Aug2013 For another take on reading how the Spirit works, go to the Blog...
Parents and siblings on vocations
by John Freund, CM | May 16, 2013 | Daughters of Charity, Vincentian Family
In a recent fascinating "Holy Hangout - Family Edition" parents and siblings of Daughters of Charity open up about their reactions to the impact of vocational calls. Join them in a living room or kitchen table chat... that's what it feels like....
Holy Hangout – Family edition!
by John Freund, CM | May 9, 2013 | Daughters of Charity, Social, Social Media
Come hand out with and ask questions of parents and siblings of Daughters of Charity at the next Holy (Google) Hangout Wednesday May 15th at 9pm EST/8pm Central! Send your questions for the parents and siblings of our sisters, and join us that night at...