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During this National Vocation Awareness Week, I’d have to say that I grew up rather “vocationally unaware,” as, unfortunately, do many Catholics. Although my practicing Catholic parents lovingly brought me up in the faith, and although I attended 16 years of Catholic school, I didn’t deem religious life a viable option until my 20s. Sure, we covered the “Vocations” unit in various religion classes, but there were few experiences that encouraged me to consider that my vocation really could be something besides marriage.
She is now Sr. Amanda. She was once simply Amanda Kerns. She offered “A Cheat-Sheet for Discerners of Religious Life” at about the halfway point of her transition to Sr. Amanda.
Fr. Patrick Griffin, CM, former Director with the Daughters of Charity shares his vocation journey and his various ministries.
“We’re in the habit of making a difference!” This quote from an older Sister of Charity of Cincinnati appears in this month’s edition of E-Voc.
Sr. Johanna Quinto tells her story of the journey from CCD classes over 50 years ago to 49 years as a Sister of Charity of New Jersey
The week of November 2-8 is Vocation Awareness Week in the USA. We are privileged to be able to celebrate this week with video interviews of two former Superiors General, Gregory Gay and Robert Maloney sharing their vocation stories.
As the first installment of post showing what the Vincentian Family is doing to foster Vocation Awareness enjoy this one minute video from Sr. Liz. ( Stay tuned for more from other branches.)
Vocation Awareness Week addresses a shortage of one particular kind of vocation. Everyone has a vocation. St. Paul puts it beautifully with his image of the Body of Christ and the many vocations within the kingdom of God. However, there is a real shortage of vocations to the priesthood, diaconate and consecrated life .
Models of being holy – For all the saints – We all have a vocation to holiness. With all the variations of “takes this test to find out who you are….” Father Robert Maloney CM offer a serious invitation to identify which style of holiness fits you.