Tag: vocations

Young people give parish community hope

WEST PALM BEACH | Holy Name of Jesus is a model parish giving great hope for the future Church with its large number of young people engaged in parish activities and programs, which continue to expand and are aimed at providing strong, solid foundations. Carmelite Father Antony Pulikal, pastor, said the parish has a “strong”… Read more »

Students encouraged to think about their vocation

Sarasota | In life, everyone has a vocation, whether it is to the priesthood, religious life, marriage, parent, or the single life. Keeping one’s heart and mind open to that call of the Lord and understanding that message is key to a proper discernment, which may lead some on the path to the priesthood or… Read more »

Listen to young people, be open to change, cardinal tells synod

VATICAN CITY | Members of the Synod of Bishops are called to recognize the challenges young people face in living their faith, interpret those challenges in the light of faith and make “courageous choices” to renew the Catholic Church and its ministry to teens and young adults, said Brazilian Cardinal Sergio da Rocha. The cardinal,… Read more »

Meet the newest seminarians

BOYNTON BEACH | The three men come from diverse backgrounds of education and have different life experiences, but they all heard God calling first in a gentle whisper and then, a little louder. Joseph Zarcone, Louis Padavano and Daniel Donohue are now in formation and studies, and continuing to discern God’s call more clearly. Zarcone… Read more »

Seminarian shares his vocations journey

MIAMI | If Joshua Martin had any doubts about his calling to the priesthood, they were calmed when he saw the face of Jesus as he stood on a sidewalk in Miami. It happened when he and other students from St. John Vianney College Seminary were ministering to homeless people in the depressed area of… Read more »