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Seminarian Summer Assignments 2013

rsz_summer_scapeThis summer is shaping up to be packed full of activity and growing experiences for our seminarians.  There are several new initiatives they will be exploring to help prepare them for priestly service in our diocese. Here is a brief listing of their activities, but be sure to look for our summer editions of this newsletter to hear from the seminarians themselves about their experiences! Continue reading

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May 23, 2013 · 1:15 AM

Keys to Fostering Priestly Vocations

rsz_yuppFrom the 2012 Holy See’s Pastoral Guidelines for Fostering Vocations to Priestly Ministry

The key things to foster priestly vocations are those proposed by formation for Christian life:

1.  Listening to the Word of God
2.  Participation in the Eucharist
3.  Exercising charity   Continue reading

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April 22, 2013 · 8:00 AM

Camp Wojtyla, Colorado

JP2 CampLORI AGNES MUHLENKAMP

This summer Derek Aaron, a seminarian for our diocese from St. Joan of Arc Parish in Kokomo, is spending two months nestled in the mountains near Jamestown, Colorado.  He is working at a Catholic summer camp named Camp Wojtyla.  This trailblazing Catholic camp was launched in 2006 by FOCUS Continue reading

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March 28, 2013 · 2:50 PM

Seminarian Summer Assignments 2012

Seminarian Cut-outsThis summer is shaping up to be packed full of activity and growing experiences for our seminarians. Here is a brief preview of their activities, but be sure to look for our summer editions of this newsletter to hear from the seminarians themselves about their experiences! Continue reading

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January 15, 2013 · 1:11 PM

Missionaries of Charity, Bronx, NY

sistersMATTHEW ANDRZEJEWSKI, CHRISTIAN DeCARLO, WILLIAM SUMMERLIN

Currently three of us from the Diocese of Lafayette are living and working in the Bronx, New York. We are living with the sisters of Mother Teresa’s community, the Missionaries of Charity, on the fifth floor of a homeless men’s shelter. Continue reading

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January 15, 2013 · 12:59 PM

Evangelization Ball State

BellVALERIE CARNEVALE

A group of seminarians got a head start on the Year of Faith with a mission trip to Ball State University last month. Thirty men traveled to the university campus in Muncie, to put on a three-day outreach event October 8-10.  The men, most of whom are studying Continue reading

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January 15, 2013 · 12:05 PM

Christian Charity in Action

HomelessJAMES BAXTER

Christ tells us, “You will always have the poor with you…” (Mark 14:7).

Upon finishing the school year, Michael Bower, Kyle Neterer, Robert Storey and I traveled to Denver, CO, where we spent three days on the streets of downtown Denver with a group called Christ in the City. Continue reading

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January 15, 2013 · 12:02 PM