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Getting to know God is like dating

June 4, 2012
BETH GRIFFIN
CATHOLIC NEWS SERVICE

Getting to know God is akin to entering a dating relationship, says Franciscan Brother Daniel Horan.

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Flourishing Indian vocations guided by the spirit of St. Thomas

June 4, 2012
DENNIS SADOWSKI
CATHOLIC NEWS SERVICE

NEW YORK – Vocations to the priesthood and religious life in India are strong and a sign that the missionary spirit of St. Thomas the Apostle flourishes, said the president of the Catholic Near East Welfare Association.

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St. Faustina's diaries set her heart on fire

Sr. Annuntiata

June 4, 2012
CHRIS MILLER
WESTERN CATHOLIC REPORTER

When Sister Annuntiata was almost 18, she was mulling over which religious order to join.

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Seminary adds personal reflection year

Fr. Shayne Craig

June 4, 2012
RAMON GONZALEZ
WESTERN CATHOLIC REPORTER

Becoming an ordained priest in Edmonton is getting a bit more intricate or perhaps more labour intensive.

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Oblate lives on the edge

Fr. Frank Kucera

June 4, 2012
RAMON GONZALEZ
WESTERN CATHOLIC REPORTER

Oblate Father Frank Kuczera says his priestly calling "wasn't a moment of transfiguration" filled with thunder and lighting and prophetic words from above.

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Vocation directors help those inquiring find their true call

Fr. Pierre Ducharme

June 4, 2012
CHRIS MILLER
WESTERN CATHOLIC REPORTER

The aim of a vocations director for a religious order is to help others find where God is calling them.

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Vocations director seeks men with generous hearts

June 4, 2012
LASHA MORNINGSTAR
WESTERN CATHOLIC REPORTER

Generosity."

The question had not even been completed by the reporter when Father Paul Terrio stated in firm tones what he looked for in candidates presenting themselves for study in the priesthood.

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Brothers travel separate paths to seminary

June 4, 2012
ERIN MORAWETZ
THE CATHOLIC REGISTER

Some brothers share a love of sports, others the same taste in music. But brothers Ryan and Favin Alemao share something different – a life path like no other.

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Support erodes for Ont. Catholic schools

June 4, 2012
EVAN BOUDREAU
THE CATHOLIC REGISTER

TORONTO – The majority of Ontarians are opposed to the public funding of the Catholic education system, according to a survey by Forum Research.

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Danger surrounds sex outside of marriage

Pam Stenzel

June 4, 2012
DEBORAH GYAPONG
CANADIAN CATHOLIC NEWS

Pam Stenzel, who calls herself "the Sex Lady" has made it her mission to make sure no teenager or young woman ends up with a sexually-transmitted disease or unwanted pregnancy.

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