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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 …

Sacrament Saturday: Confession 101

Jonathan Jergens Confession, Sacraments, Video Leave a Comment

We are back with another Sacrament Saturday! Confession (or Penance, or Reconciliation) is normally the second Sacrament that a Christian receives while progressing through their faith. Confession is also one of the least used Sacraments, which is a shame. Confession is a key aspect in our lives, even outside of Church. If we harm someone, or treat someone poorly, it …

Sacrament Saturday: Baptism 101

Jonathan Jergens Baptism, Sacraments, Video, Youth Ministry Leave a Comment

For the first feature on this site, we are going to do a “Sacrament Saturday.” Every Saturday, we will post a new video on the Sacraments of the Church. Busted Halo has made some great videos explaining all of the sacraments of the Church. So we will start with the Sacrament everyone starts with; Baptism! For some extra reading, we …