Don’t Become a Priest

This is not click bait. In this video, I legitimately discourage people from becoming priests. Why? Because some people¬†shouldn’t become priests. In the midst of a priest crisis sweeping much of the world, the idea of discouraging people… Read More

The Day My Life Changed Forever

Being ordained a priest was quite the experience!

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