Category Archives: vocation

Sorrowful Solitude

In the past few months, once the last possible application date came and went in January, I’ve become more lonely. Not in the “I want a boyfriend” department, but in the “there’s no one I can turn towards”. Except Christ. … Continue reading

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Vocational Fund

For Christine, a friend, who is seeking entrance to the Carmelite Sisters of the Sacred Heart of Jesus, Los Angeles. Visit the link below for her whole story, if you cannot financially assist her, PRAY. https://www.youcaring.com/other/one-more-habit-my-path-to-religious-life/249482#.VwBrrP6OkXU.facebook

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I’ve been back for a while from my monastic visit which occurred August 7th through the 10th; I only took two days off from work. While I had a nice time with the sisters and doing some of their work … Continue reading

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Posting while Nervous

“Is this the last day before your vacation?” Asked the roommate as she stood in the partially open door, on her way out to supervision at the office, later into the field. I stood over the cutting board with my … Continue reading

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Vocational Update 3? or 4? Who knows?

I’ve been quiet about this – at least in the details. I will continue to be quiet until more is understood. I first wrote a letter to a monastery in June, and have been slowly gaining in communication since then … Continue reading

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