Vocations

Hipster priest shows us a day in his surprisingly normal life (VIDEO)

If the only time you ever see a priest is from your place in the pew, you may be in for a surprise watching this…

Should you hire a spiritual director to find your purpose?

If you feel like you haven't found your vocation yet, Mary Sharon Moore, a spiritual director and author, has five questions for you.

The mystery and joy of finding your ‘calling’

It's not easy to know what we're each meant to do in this life, but with a little bravery and guidance, it's possible.

My favorite father

When my dad left, my uncle Father Pat stepped in and became my guide and anchor. He was the best man I've ever known.

How Mother Teresa taught us to make food a feast

Underlying the saintly nun's attitude about food was a simple lesson her mother taught her when she was a little girl.

Holy people, odd jobs

These six devotees have followed their faith in extraordinary ways—from crafting beer to writing mystery novels.

The faithful astronaut

As he orbits the Earth, a record-breaking astronaut photographs the beauty of space ... and God.

An astronomical leap of science & faith

The Vatican's official astronomer believes the sun, stars, and moon hold the answers to the same big questions that both religious and non-believers are looking for.

Inspiring Instagrams from spiritual thinkers … and soon, the Pope

Pope Francis, already popular on Twitter, now plans to spread his messages of hope and love on Instagram, connecting him to a new generation of…

Why would a modern woman ever become a nun?

Outsiders often think nuns are making huge and burdensome sacrifices, but those who choose religious life speak of their vocations as a joy.

The Michelangelo of Mexico

A Mexico City artist, Miguel Macias, is recreating the ceiling of the Sistine Chapel in his hometown.

Looking great means never having to say ‘diet’

Cara Busson Clark struggled with her body image when she moved to California. Now she helps others to eat healthy without dieting.

3 big life lessons from Assisi

We’re not all called to be St. Francis, but there are powerful things his life is still teaching us.

A tune the world needs to hear

This popular new music group isn't what you'd expect.

Poet’s legacy lives on among Dominican sisters

Literary legend passes on a piece of his 'good life' for the Sisters of Peace to blend faith and more earthly qualities together.