About the Author

Scott Francis Miller

My name is Scott and was born and raised in New York City. I am what some may call a "cradle" Catholic, which means the Catholic faith has been a dominant and welcome part of my life, from birth to now. I am currently working towards my undergraduate degree while discerning a vocation to the priesthood and religious life. I am currently a member of St. Paul the Apostle parish in NYC, where I serve as a catechist and a member of the St. Vincent de Paul Society. I, along with Jon, Steven and Colleen, look forward to sharing my Catholic faith with you.

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What Kind of Priest Do You Want to Be?

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What kind of priest do you want to be?  It’s not as simple a question to answer as you might think.  During this whole time you have been discerning what potentially is a call to the priesthood and you are certain without a doubt in your heart that this is what God is calling you to do with your life.  …

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Taking the Plunge

Scott Francis Miller Article, Holy Orders, Sacraments, Young Adult, Youth Ministry 2 Comments

No, this is not an article about marriage!  Rather, this is an article about discernment, more directly related to my discernment process.  At this moment in my life, I am currently discerning my priestly vocation with the Paulist Fathers.  I have been on this journey with them for 2 years and am currently in the process of applying to their …

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Gospel Reflection: Sixteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time

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The Gospel of Mark, 6:30-34 This Sunday’s gospel, from the book of Mark, is, in essence, a continuation of the gospel story from the previous Sunday.  Last week, Mark tells the story of Jesus officially commissioning his apostles, the “Twelve”, to go out, in pairs, and preach the Good News and carry on Christ’s mission.  This weekend, Mark has the …

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Is God Calling?

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Have you ever considered life as a priest, nun, or member of a religious community? Do you have what it takes to commit to that life? Is God calling you? These are not easy questions to answer. As someone who has been trying to answer these questions for 25 plus years, I can honestly say that they are not and …