Pastor’s Desk

A focus on vocations to the priesthood – Vocation Culture in the Family - Prayer

A focus on vocations to the priesthood – Vocation Culture in the Family - Prayer

2. Vocation Culture in the Family

2.2 Prayer

The only way our children can hear God’s call is to know how to listen to God and to talk to God, or simply to pray. How can we ...

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A focus on vocations to the priesthood – Vocation Culture in the Family

A focus on vocations to the priesthood – Vocation Culture in the Family

2. Vocation Culture in the Family

2.1 Domestic Church: The Foundation

Pope John Paul II in many of his writings and homilies has mentioned numerously that “the Christian family is the first place where vocations develop. It is a ...

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A focus on vocations to the priesthood – Theocentric / Rational-Spiritual Level / Unitative

A focus on vocations to the priesthood – Theocentric / Rational-Spiritual Level / Unitative

Theocentric / Rational-Spiritual Level / Unitative This purgation was even more profound when they escaped from Vietnam by boat and became a refugee in Indonesia under the protection of the United Nations. John began to walk ...

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A focus on vocations to the priesthood – Philanthropic Stage / Psycho-social / Illumination

A focus on vocations to the priesthood – Philanthropic Stage / Psycho-social / Illumination

Philanthropic Stage / Psycho-social / Illumination

An unexpected purification came when the war between the Communist from the North and the Republic from the South ended on April 30, 1975. The Communist officially took control of the whole country. ...

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A focus on vocations to the priesthood – 1.3 A Story, a Perspective, a Development of a Call

A focus on vocations to the priesthood – 1.3 A Story, a Perspective, a Development of a Call

1.3 A Story, a Perspective, a Development of a Call (continuation of Vocation’s reflection by Fr. Hien)

Here I would like to share a story and an experience of a person I know well who is called ...

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A focus on vocations to the priesthood – Secondary Calling

A focus on vocations to the priesthood – Secondary Calling

Secondary Calling (continuation of Vocation’s reflection by Fr. Hien)

Secondary vocation, although less important than the first, is also a call from God. In this secondary call, we are invited by God to live a single or married ...

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A New Year's Prayer

A New Year's Prayer

Jesus, Mary and Joseph, in you we contemplate the splendor of true love, to you we turn with trust.

Holy Family of Nazareth, grant that our families too may be ...

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A Christmas Prayer

A Christmas Prayer

The day of joy returns, Father in Heaven, and crowns another year with peace and good will in the Holy Spirit. Help us rightly to remember the birth of Jesus, that we may share ...

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What is vocation?

What is vocation?

  What is Vocation?

1.1 Primary Calling

From the discernment perspective, Vocation derives from the Latin and means a calling “Vocare”. It is a summons from God to His creatures to respond ...

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Why are we called to pray for the dead?

Why are we called to pray for the dead?

WHY ARE WE CALLED TO PRAY FOR THE DEAD? The souls in Purgatory are completely engaged with the beautiful yet difficult cleansing of themselves, to be made pure and whole for life in Heaven, and there are no "shortcuts" for them ...

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