Category Archives: Vocation

  1. The Doctor. The Disaster. The Drone. (Three Unrelated Theories)

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    October 13, 2014 by lucieromarin

    Last week, while absorbed in the thought that the majestic, aristocratic, nuanced, heart-rending Peter Capaldi is most certainly the best …
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  2. Discerning and Not Discerning

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    September 18, 2014 by lucieromarin

    Historically, very few Catholics have discerned their vocations in the way that is now marketed as normal. The majority of …
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  3. The Single Life is Not a Vocation

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    June 25, 2014 by lucieromarin

    People  – including authoritative people – will tell you that the single life is a vocation. This is irksome for …
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  4. “I do not Promise You Happiness in this Life…”

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    January 29, 2014 by lucieromarin

    In an apparition to St Bernadette Soubirous, Our Lady said, “I do not promise you happiness in this life, but …
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  5. Oddments

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    December 9, 2013 by lucieromarin

    I read this line the other day: “If any man has a mind to come my way, let him renounce …
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  6. Saints – Available for Relationships Other than Marriage

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    October 19, 2013 by lucieromarin

    The wrong kind of interminable vocation-discussion can have an unintended side effect; it can reduce persons of the opposite sex to …
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  7. The Fairy Godmother (and Santa)

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    September 21, 2013 by lucieromarin

    The vexed question of friendship between the married-with-children and the unmarried-and-childless in the Catholic loop will certainly remain vexed for …
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