Vow of poverty is a tenet of religious life

By Sister Kathleen Quinn, PHJC When I entered the Poor Handmaids of Jesus Christ 73 years ago, I was 17 and knew little, if anything, about the vow of poverty. Yes, I did have a job as a waitress at a small restaurant in East Chicago, and when I received my paycheck...

Time in seminary is never wasted

By David E. Martinez It seems to me that the notion of “vocation” that many of us have been taught since our early days of catechism is a source of preoccupation for some, especially young people. We want God to descend from a cloud and give us a multi-step plan...