All men, at some point in their lives, become teachers in some capacity or another. As a result, being a professional teacher can swiftly lose its meaning to the likes of students, as well as even parents and other administrators. … Continue reading
Category: Vocations and States in Life
A Short Meditation on the Religious as a ‘Living Sacrifice’
“I BESEECH you therefore, brethren, by the mercy of God, that you present your bodies a living sacrifice, holy, pleasing unto God, your reasonable service.” (Rom. 12:1) In this passage, Saint Paul employs specifically liturgical language. For “sacrifice,” the Latin … Continue reading
Mike Church Interviews Sister Maria Philomena on our ‘Difficult’ Vocation
On Tuesday, February 8, Sister Maria Philomena was a guest on the Mike Church Show. Mike has posted the segment for free on his website. It is embedded below for your edification and listening pleasure.
James Corbett on the ‘Anti-Human Death Cult’
An extremely insightful presentation on the overpopulation propaganda and how it ties into the Covid-19 phenomenon — and what to do about it. Mr. Corbett is a radical libertarian; some sites call him an “anarcho-voluntaryist libertarian.” I have heard him … Continue reading
Protected: Ora Et Labora This Summer to Discern!
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This is the text of a talk that I gave at the May 18 conference, “Raising Chivalrous Young Men in an Increasingly Decadent Society,” in Woodbridge, New Jersey. I parted a little from the text, making several asides and also … Continue reading
Is Marriage a Vocation?
When we Catholics speak of the different options that are open before us in how to live our lives — priesthood, religious life, married life, single in the world — we commonly, at least nowadays, speak of these as “vocations.” … Continue reading
Called to Be a Brother?
The vocation to the consecrated life as a religious brother is a great gift of God. Brothers live the vows of evangelical perfection. We also live the common life of liturgical prayer, mental prayer, study, work, and apostolic action in … Continue reading
Are You Called to Be a Teaching Brother?
Do you have a vocation to teach? Do you have a vocation to be a religious Brother? Not sure, but wish to discern? Then consider becoming an intern working in our school while exploring the life of a Brother in the Slaves of the … Continue reading
Cardinal Burke is Right about Altar Girls
The New Emangelization blog recently defended the words of Cardinal Raymond Leo Burke on the detrimental effects of “altar girls” on priestly vocations. His Eminence’s words came in a much discussed interview published on that same blog. To defend the Cardinal, … Continue reading
Everything Old Is New Again
The past five decades have seen religious life in the Catholic Church go into two very different directions. On the one hand, in the wake of Vatican II, many orders – especially of women – jettisoned their unique habits and … Continue reading