Call to Priesthood, 2013

from Fr. Eric Augenstein, Director of Vocations, Archdiocese of Indianapolis
April 25, 2013 at 10:24pm

Each year at the Chrism Mass during Holy Week, the priests of every diocese gather around their bishop to renew their priestly promises. They promise to unite themselves more closely to Jesus Christ; to be faithful stewards of the sacraments, especially the Holy Eucharist; to teach the gospel not for personal gain, but out of zeal for souls; and to follow Jesus Christ, the Head and Shepherd of the Church. Continue reading

Living a Sacred Single Life, 2013

a note from Katie Sahm
April 18, 2013 at 1:43pm

If you’re single, it is easy to find yourself constantly on the hunt for fulfillment.  Whether it is in a job, person, or future vocation, we start to believe that these milestones are an end in and of themselves.  That being married, ordained, or a part of a religious community will suddenly make clear all the questions we’ve been asking and we will know exactly what God wants from us.   Continue reading

Called to Sacred Married Life, 2013

a note from Liz Escoffery
April 11, 2013 at 3:20pm

I have been married 6 months now, and in these six months of being “newlyweds”, I have gained a new reverence and admiration for the vocation of marriage with all of its joys, crosses, demands, responsibilities,and privileges. My husband Bill and I Continue reading

Training Tips and Encouragement, 2013

a note from Fr. Janko
April 8, 2013 at 12:44pm

Dear Race for VocationsParticipants,

TheRace for Vocations 2013 is in about 26 days, 20 hours, 29 minutes, 7 seconds!This is the 6th Yearfor the Race for Vocations and we hope it many people will sign up and be partof the team. Hopefully, we will all be sharing with more family members andfriends to offer more prayers for vocations as we set out to complete ourraces, whether in the Mini Marathon or 5K. Continue reading

Discerning God’s Call, 2013

Discerning God’s Call– a note from Megan Fish

Race for Vocations Participants,

Just about a month until the Race for Vocations!  As we celebrate the joy of the Risen Christ we continue to pray in the days and weeks ahead for a greater awareness of vocations and for an increase to the priesthood, religious life, sacred married life, and sacred single life.  In this letter Continue reading

Call to Holiness, 2013

a note from Fr. Rick Nagel
March 28, 2013 at 1:58pm

“I have competed well; I have finished the race; I have kept the faith.”  II Timothy 4:7

Just 40 days until the Race for Vocations!  In this holiest of weeks, we turn to contemplate how God is calling us each by name to be holy, just as He is holy.  As we continue to pray for the increase of vocations to the priesthood, consecrated/religious life, sacred married life and sacred single life, one must first consider the Universal Call to Holiness and our first vocation through baptism of Charity!  You are called to holiness, to be a saint, and to respond in your life through Charity… Continue reading