• Vatican reiterates that homosexuals shouldn’t be priests

    • Dec 7, 2016

    In a new document on the priesthood, the Vatican’s Congregation for Clergy has reiterated that men with “deeply rooted homosexual tendencies” shouldn’t be admitted to Catholic seminaries and, therefore, shouldn’t become Catholic priests. Much more is also found in the new document.

  • Parents play pivotal role in encouraging, supporting vocations

    Parents play pivotal role in encouraging, supporting vocations

    • Nov 12, 2016

    Father Mark Ivany, director of spiritual formation at a seminary Washington, said it makes a big difference when seminarians feel their parents’ support. But he also says “the Lord is never outdone,” so a call can still be followed without a parent’s enthusiasm, but it might be more of a challenge.