Touched by the Celibates

By Erich Wallace. I know the title of my blog is a little edgy with the sexual abuse scandal being a hot topic, but I thought it appropriate to share some experiences I have had in the recent months with some amazing celibate people and how they have affected me. I hope to show that celibacy for the Kingdom of God is not the source of scandal but is rather a beautiful giving of oneself to God and His Church with abandon...

Gifts of the Holy Spirit (Part 1)

By CJ Kallevig. Hey, guys! We just celebrated Pentecost a couple of weeks ago, when the Holy Spirit came upon the apostles. In my previous post, I talked a little bit about what the gifts of the Holy Spirit are, but I thought, hey why not go a little further into it? So here we are!...

We are Aliens!

By Andrew Kreye. Y’know the word “parish”? The place where parishioners go? It comes from the Greek word paroikia, meaning “sojourning in a foreign land.” To be a parishioner means that you are someone living temporarily in a place that you’re not originally from. So, if you go to a Catholic parish, you’re an alien...

What is Seminary Like?

By Sean Mulcare. As I've just graduated from the first half of my seminary formation, I am moved to reflect on the blessing that the past four years have been and to give a snapshot of what seminary looks like in order to help anyone who is discerning a potential call to understand...

What is Capuchin Formation?

By Br. Nathan Linton, OFM, Cap. Many of you know that I am in formation for the Capuchin Franciscan order, but maybe you don't know what that means. I'll take this chance to explain a little bit about it and to share with you what my vocational discernment looks like at this point in my life...

Verso L’alto: A Year in Review

Verso l’alto! (translated as “To the heights!”) has been Superior Disciple’s motto for the past year. Coined by Bl. Pier Giorgio Frassati, this phrase reminds us that by stepping forward with hope-filled commitment we are climbing to the heights of heaven...

Pro-Life. But Why? (Part 2)

By Erich Wallace. It’s good to be back writing after a long break, and I’m thankful for the responses to my last blog on the pro-life issues! There was a lot of support, but there was also some great dialogue from differing viewpoints...

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