I was raised in a very small town, roughly 1,000 people all together, even including the surrounding countryside. To say everyone knew everyone would be an understatement! Despite the small size, and the fact that only 50% of the town is Catholic (Lutherans and Methodists make up the rest), my home parish has sent five sons to the seminary in the last 20 years. Two of us have been ordained, two were in the seminary and left, one is currently in the college seminary. A remarkable feat, which continues to stun me, even seven years after my own ordination.Want to know why? Read it all here.
Thursday, March 31, 2011
"Prayer, the heart of a vocation"
Fr. Kyle Schnippel shares his latest piece for the Catholic Telegraph on his blog today. Just to get you started: