Vocations

Faith

Father William Watters: ‘Rather than curse the darkness, light a candle’
Jul 31 2015
Through his 63-year Jesuit ministry, Father Watters fostered several schools, social outreach ministries and cultural endeavors.

Priests who enlist as military chaplains answering 'a call within a call'
Jul 26 2015
Since the terrorist attacks of 9/11, the number of active-duty chaplains has fallen from over 400 priests to 228.

Glen Burnie parishioner answers call of Little Sisters
Jul 23 2015
Angela Conti, 23, plans to enter the Little Sisters of the Poor as a postulant in October. She previously worked at St. Martin's Home for the Aged.

Schoolchildren volunteer at Benedictine cloister, learn about nuns’ life behind ‘grille’
Jul 19 2015
Sixth-graders in Winooski visited the Benedictine nuns of the Monastery of the Immaculate Heart of Mary in Westfield.

Court rules against Little Sisters' plea to avoid way to bypass mandate
Jul 14 2015
Court rules Little Sisters of the Poor must comply with HHS mandates to provide coverage for contraceptives in employee health care.

Jubilarians include six who served Lansdowne parish school
Jul 14 2015
Of the 29 Sisters of Providence of Saint Mary-of-the-Woods, Indiana, celebrating jubilees this year, six taught at the former parish school at St. Clement I in Lansdowne.

Monsignor Feild retires after 56 years in active priestly ministry
Jul 09 2015
After 20 years as pastor of St. Joseph in Taneytown and 56 years in active ministry as a priest, Monsignor Feild retired July 1.

Allentown priest appointed new rector of Mount St. Mary’s Seminary
Jul 09 2015
Archbishop William E. Lori has appointed Monsignor Andrew R. Baker as rector of Mount St. Mary’s Seminary.

Priests take to the field for Collar Series, raise funds for vocations
Jun 28 2015
Many spent Father's Day at a Nebraska softball matchup between priests of the Archdiocese of Omaha and the Diocese of Lincoln.

Without enough priests, U.S.-based Paulists decide to leave Canada
Jun 28 2015
The Paulist Fathers don't want to leave Toronto, but they say they must.