CVPC #24 – Brother Michael – Vocations Director for Our Lady of the Holy Spirit Monastery

Brother Michael is the vocations director for Our Lady of the Holy Spirit Monastery in Conyers Georgia.  This is a Trapist monastery.

The Monastery of the Holy Spirit

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CVPC #23 – Fr. Luke Ballman – Vocations Director for the Archdiocese of Atlanta (part dos)

Fr. Luke Ballman is the vocations director for the Archdiocese of Atlanta. Originally from Ohio, he grew in his faith after moving to Atlanta and finally after discerning the priesthood, he was ordained for the Archdiocese.

Archdiocese of Atlanta
Vcoations Office for the Archdiocese of Atlanta

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CVPC #22 – Fr. Luke Ballman – Vocations Director for the Archdiocese of Atlanta

Fr. Luke Ballman is the vocations director for the Archdiocese of Atlanta. Originally from Ohio, he grew in his faith after moving to Atlanta and finally after discerning the priesthood, he was ordained for the Archdiocese.

Sorry, due to a database corruption some links for this episode were lost.

Archdiocese of Atlanta
Vcoations Office for the Archdiocese of Atlanta

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CVPC #21 – “To contemplate and to give to others the fruits of our contemplation”

Affectionately known as the “Nashville Dominicans”, the Dominican Sisters of Saint Cecilia Congregation has been serving the Church in the Nashville area for over 145 years. In this episode Marc sits down with Sister Mary Emily and Sister Cecilia Joseph and learns much about what it means to be a Dominican Sister of Saint Cecilia.

Prayer for Vocations

Heavenly Father, bless your Church with an abundance of holy and zealous priests, deacons, brothers and sisters.

Give those you have called to the married state and those you have chosen to live as single persons in the world, the special graces that their lives require.

Form us all in the likeness of your Son so that in him, with him and through him we may love you more deeply and serve you more faithfully, always and everywhere. With Mary we ask this through Christ our Lord.

Amen.

LINKS
Congregation of St. Cecilia and the Dominican Order
Soccer player turns in cleats for collar
Fishers of Men Rosary
New vocations director taking God’s call to new places
Rockford diocese defying national statistics
And a special thanks to “thoughtwrong” from mypleeps.com for the intro.  If you’re on Plurk, follw him and check out his website. Lots of cool tips and tricks for Plurk.

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CVPC #20 – A Dominican House in Nashville

Affectionately known as the “Nashville Dominicans”, the Dominican Sisters of Saint Cecilia Congregation has been serving the Church in the Nashville area for over 145 years. In this episode Sister Mary Emily and Sister Cecilia Joseph give me a tour of the convent, including the old and new chapels and the cemetery.

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Links:

The Dominican Sisters of Saint Cecilia Congregation 

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CVPC #19 – Fr. Michael Baltrus

Father Michael Baltrus is associate pastor at Immaculate Conception parish in Clarksville, Tennessee. He was ordained June 15th 2007 in the Diocese of Nashville.

For any questions, comments or suggestions, please feel free to send an email. The email address is podcast [at] vocationscast.com you can also call the podcast feedback line at (615) 713-2284. This is a brand new phone number, so write it down!

Links:

Parishioners’ support helped awaken Baltrus’ vocation
Immaculate Conception Parish

Theotokos Podcast 

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CVPC #18 – Catholic by Deep South

This week departs from the usual fare with some talk on the Eucharistic Congress and Catholic New Media Celebration in Atlanta. So that means no interview. I’m not really used to just talking like this, so be gentle. ;)

Catholic New Media Celebration Blues

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Fr. Leo on Grace Before Meals

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UStreams of the Social Hour(s)

part one

part two

part three

Pictures

Zina’s Pics

Lisa’s Pics

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CVPC #17 – Fr. Jonathan Meyer (part 2)

This week we hear pat two of the interview with Fr. Meyer, the Director of Youth and Young Adult Ministry for the Archdiocese of Indianapolis. You also may have seen Fr. Meyer in the vocation posters that parody the Matrix movies.

Catholic New Media Celebration

Prayer for Vocations

Heavenly Father, bless your Church with an abundance of holy and zealous priests, deacons, brothers and sisters.

Give those you have called to the married state and those you have chosen to live as single persons in the world, the special graces that their lives require.

Form us all in the likeness of your Son so that in him, with him and through him we may love you more deeply and serve you more faithfully, always and everywhere. With Mary we ask this through Christ our Lord.

Amen.

For any questions, comments or suggestions, please feel free to send an email. The email address is podcast [at] vocationscast.com you can also call the podcast feedback line at (615) 713-2284. This is a brand new phone number, so write it down!

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CVPC #16 – Fr. Jonathan Meyer

This week we hear an interview with Fr. Meyer, the Director of Youth and Young Adult Ministry for the Archdiocese of Indianapolis. You also may have seen Fr. Meyer in the vocation posters that parody the Matrix movies.

Catholic Tube – Men in Black

Curt Jester’s Vocations Posters
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Prayer for Priests
Lord Jesus, present in the Most Blessed Sacrament,
and living perpetually among us through Your Priests,
grant that the words of Your Priests may be only Your words,
that their gestures be only Your gestures,
and that their lives be a true reflection of Your life.
Grant that they may be men who speak to God on behalf of His people,
and speak to His people of God.
Grant that they be courageous in service,
serving the Church as she asks to be served.
Grant that they may be men who witness to eternity in our time,
travelling on the paths of history in Your steps,
and doing good for all.
Grant that they may be faithful to their commitments,
zealous in their vocation and mission,
clear mirrors of their own identity,
and living the joy of the gift they have received.

We pray that Your Holy Mother, Mary,present throughout Your life,
may be ever present in the life of Your Priests.
Amen

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CVPC #15 – Fr. Luckas Arulappa, MSFS

This week we hear an interview with Fr. Luckas, associate pastor of Our Lady of the Lake parish in Herdersonville TN.

Our Lady of the Lake Catholic Church

Missionaries of St. Francis de Sales

Nine men to be ordained priests for the Archdiocese of St. Louis

For any questions, comments or suggestions, please feel free to send an email. The email address is podcast [at] vocationscast.com you can also call the podcast feedback line at (615) 713-2284. This is a brand new phone number, so write it down!

Prayer for Priests
Lord Jesus, present in the Most Blessed Sacrament,
and living perpetually among us through Your Priests,
grant that the words of Your Priests may be only Your words,
that their gestures be only Your gestures,
and that their lives be a true reflection of Your life.
Grant that they may be men who speak to God on behalf of His people,
and speak to His people of God.
Grant that they be courageous in service,
serving the Church as she asks to be served.
Grant that they may be men who witness to eternity in our time,
travelling on the paths of history in Your steps,
and doing good for all.
Grant that they may be faithful to their commitments,
zealous in their vocation and mission,
clear mirrors of their own identity,
and living the joy of the gift they have received.

We pray that Your Holy Mother, Mary,present throughout Your life,
may be ever present in the life of Your Priests.
Amen

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