Vocation E-news Archive Year: 2017

Just a Brother

More than 225 people attended the National Symposium on the Life of the Religious Brother at the University of Notre Dame on March 25. In his keynote address, Br. John Mark Falkenhain, OSB, said, “If you are non-ordained, male religious, you are well... Read More

Celebrating 2017 Jubilarians

Celebrating 2017 Jubilarians 2017 marks 50 years of religious profession and ordination for Bro. Larry Atkinson, CSC, Bro. Tom Dziekan, CSC, and Fr. Robert DeLeon, CSC. In between two jubilee celebrations held in April in Austin, Tex., and Valatie, N.Y.,... Read More

The Best of #ReligiousBrothersDay

The inaugural Religious Brothers Day was held on May 1, the Feast of St. Joseph the Worker, to celebrate the gift of brotherhood and inspire others to consider the vocation. Here are some of our favorite social media posts from the day: The virtual... Read More

Words of Advice

Whenever Vocation e-News talks to brothers and priests, we’re always interested in learning how they would advise someone who is considering a vocation, or wondering about religious life. Here’s some Words of Advice: “The greatest source of joy... Read More

Where Will God Find You?

For Rev. James Martin, S.J., the call to find God began at the end of long day of work in corporate finance at GE. A member of the Society of Jesus for 26 years, Fr. Martin talks about his religious vocation in a recent interview for public radio, hosted... Read More

Meet a 250-Year-Old Priest for Our Time

Students at Holy Cross high schools and select middle schools throughout the nation are drawing inspiration from Fr. Jacques-François Dujarié, the Catholic priest who at great personal risk served the material and spiritual needs of the poor during... Read More

Vocation Without Borders

Aspirant Jacob Eifrid (left) is all smiles! Dustin Nelson and Jacob Eifrid have discovered that discerning a religious vocation with the Congregation of Holy Cross can expand your worldview in dramatic ways. Prior to living in community at St. Joseph... Read More