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Religious Vocations
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The Catholic Church teaches that everyone, whether married, single, priest or religious, is called to a specific vocation. The diocesan Office of Vocations, directed by Father Brian Bashista, … more
The Dominican Sisters of Mary, Mother of the Eucharist have a space problem. Since August, 17 young women have entered the community based in Ann Arbor, Mich., bringing the total number of sisters to … more
Seven women recently moved on to the next step in formation with the Benedictine Sisters of Virginia located at St. Benedict Monastery in Bristow. Sister Kathleen Persson, OSB, originally from … more
More than 320 people from St. James School in Falls Church recently came out to “Get into the Habit” of running for a good cause. The annual event in honor of the Sisters, Servants of the … more
The Archbishop Fulton John Sheen Foundation, in cooperation with Ignatius Press, will send a copy of Archbishop Sheen’s inspirational book, The Priest is Not His Own, to every seminarian in the … more
It might seem unusual for the residents of the Fort Greene section of Brooklyn to see French missionaries walking their streets each afternoon reciting the rosary together. For Catholics, it may seem … more
After years of waiting and praying, a group of contemplative, cloistered nuns celebrated the dedication of their new monastery in the rolling hills of Linden earlier this month. Hundreds gathered … more
Recent graduates wishing to pursue the religious life often hit a major roadblock in the process of their discernment: college debt. Depending on what type of vocation the graduate is trying to … more
Wednesdays are Sister Cecilia Nguyen’s long days. She gets up at 7 a.m., prays, goes to daily Mass, does her director of religious education duties at St. Ambrose Church in Annandale, teaches … more
A new deacon was ordained for the Arlington Diocese earlier this month at St. Peter’s Basilica in Rome. In the presence of his family and friends, Deacon Robert Wagner, a seminarian at the … more
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