The Day My Life Changed Forever

Well… there’s a day I’ll never forget! Last Saturday, June 22, I was ordained to the priesthood. It was a wild, amazing, overwhelming blur of a day, and I am happy to say that I can share at… Read More

A Life Ordained By God

At the beginning of Postulancy I had the privilege of attending a solemn profession of two of our brothers within the first week. In my post at the time, I mentioned that it was a great experience to… Read More

A Call to Sacramental Ministry

As I’ve mentioned before, my discernment process has always been separated into two questions: 1) Do I feel called to be a Franciscan (or more appropriate now, what does it mean to be a Franciscan?) and 2) Do… Read More

Yes, But Under My Conditions

As I continue to discern whether God is calling me to be ordained or not, I have come up with an analogy that describes my current disposition: I am like a potential parent that says, “I want to… Read More

Discerning the Priesthood Pt. 2

Whenever I discern a difficult decision, I often think of Moses. When asked by God to go to Egypt, Moses challenges God by saying that they won’t believe him and that he’s not an eloquent speaker. What God… Read More