Tag Archives: vocation

  1. The Single Life is Not a Vocation – Part Two

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    May 7, 2019 by lucieromarin

    I’ve written already about why the single life is not a vocation and should not be thoughtlessly described as such. …
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  2. Burying the Cake – and the Alleluia

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    November 10, 2018 by lucieromarin

    I’ve been ironing baby-clothes and thinking about this post by Dorothy Cummings McLean, in which she writes about what it …
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  3. 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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  4. 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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  5. “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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  6. 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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  7. 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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