Vocations

July 3, 2013

Holy Priests and Courageous Shepherds: Five Ways to Make It Happen

“In a democracy, a people get the government they deserve.” So said Alexis De Toqueville…or Thomas Jefferson…or some guy named Joseph de Maistre. History isn’t quite […]
July 16, 2013

Two Priests Respond to Emily Stimpson’s Open Letter

[We’re excited to post two responses by priests to Emily Stimpson’s open letter to priests and bishops where she explained what she feels Catholics need from […]
August 5, 2013

Five Questions with Fr. Bill Miscamble

EDITOR’S NOTE: CV is happy to include a new entry in our “Five Questions” series. This interview features Fr. Wilson D. Miscamble, CSC, a priest and professor […]
January 24, 2014

Student loan debt (still) hindering vocations?

Well, not really; only about 10% of them. Georgetown’s CARA released a report entitled “New Sisters and Brothers Professing Perpetual Vows in Religious Life: The Profession Class of 2013.” […]
February 24, 2014

Vatican II: A Great Gift to the Church

  I’m not a Vatican II scholar (I know, you’re shocked) but I’ve always had the notion that the Second Vatican Council was, all in all, […]
April 21, 2014

34 Ways to Have an Epic Life: The Greatness of John Paul the Great

a 1.  Son of Emilia and Karol       2.  Son of the Church       3.  Son of Mary       4.  […]
June 23, 2014

Identical Twins Ordained in Michigan

This is just great. On Saturday, identical twins Gary and Todd Koenigsknecht of Fowler, Michigan, were ordained to the priesthood for the Diocese of Lansing. The […]
August 21, 2014

Priests Are People, Too

Being a revert who left the Church in my teens, I spent much of my life without any regular connection with Catholic priests, except for ones […]
August 27, 2014

#NatsMass and the New Evangelization

It’s only about 300 yards from St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church to the main gates of Nationals Park in southeast Washington, DC, which means that […]