Keep trying until you say "yes"

According to the Rule of St. Benedict, the first step in humility is unhesitating obedience, which comes naturally to those who cherish Christ above all. As we journey through the season of Lent with Christ, we are reminded that we share in His temptation from the devil and in His obedience to God.

Advent in the life of a diocesan priest

Advent in the life of the diocesan priest usually means penance — lots of penance services that is.

The self-giving love of the cross

Every vocation in the Church has at its root the call of Jesus Christ.  This is particularly true in the call to the priesthood.