Vocation Vacation

Starting tomorrow, the other four postulants and I will be free to leave for Christmas break, spending the next ten days however we please, wherever it pleases us. Personally, I’ll be on my way to the airport en… Read More

Sound Familiar?

At this point, it’s been 20 posts since I started blogging, and so far I’ve shared my story of being called to faith, introduced a few topics that I’m discerning, given some detail to the daily life of… Read More

Meet My Classmates

One of the great things about the formation process is that no one has to do it alone. As I move on from place to place, going from Postulancy to Novitiate to Post-Novitiate, the group of guys that… Read More

Discerning the Priesthood Pt. 1

As promised, I wanted to explain my journey of discernment related to the priesthood and to let everyone know where I stand now.¬†When I started to discern religious life, there were two questions I had to answer: 1)… Read More

So… What am I doing, and WHY am I doing it?

For a lot of you, I’m sure you’re wondering what the heck I’m doing with my life. You’ve heard that I’m joining the Franciscans, you’ve seen Robin Hood and so are familiar with Friar Tuck, and you’re trying… Read More