Vocation Recruiter’s View
God, in His great love, always speaks to us. God wants us to know Him, be close to Him, and will tell us the vocation He created us for. One would think that a man praying about priesthood would readily hear God’s voice telling him to go to the seminary. Psalm 46 says, “Be still and know that I am God.” Discernment for priesthood takes several years, and nothing is ever rushed. Discernment requires that the man be open and transparent in truth before his formators, bishop and vocation recruiter. Most of all, discernment means a man must listen as God speaks in the quiet stillness of prayer.
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Because of Padre Jose
Father Joseph Walijewski’s heroic and priestly zeal impacted all he encountered. As a missionary within the Diocese of La Crosse, Bolivia and Peru, he established parish churches, soup kitchens and the Casa Hogar Juan Pablo II Orphanage. Today, his spirit lives on in the children who call Casa Hogar home, inspires missionary acts near and The post Because of Padre Jose appeared first on Catholic Life - The Roman Catholic Diocese of La Crosse.
“Michelle, this changed my life!”
So said Jordan Sorenson, a University of Wisconsin—Stevens Point (UWSP) student, to Michelle Shulfer, her instructor in the School of Health Care Professions, last February. Together with more than 500 volunteers from the university and the surrounding community, they had just finished packing nearly 117,000 meals for starving children around the world. The seeds had The post “Michelle, this changed my life!” appeared first on Catholic Life - The Roman Catholic Diocese of La Crosse.