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So that all may live

On the Feast of the Presentation of the Lord on February 2, many communities across the world focused on World Day of Prayer for Consecrated Life. This year, I celebrate 40 years of lived Religious life.

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Members of the Adelaide Archdiocese’s Vocations Network SA, from left, Fr John Nguyen OFM Cap, Fr William Loh OP, Sr Amelia Fatima fdcc, Fr Kevin Hennessey cp, Sr Nithya Rayappan cp, Sr Jenny Seal fdnsc and Sr Josie Labata SJBP. Absent: Br Patrice Ndemasi cp, Br Tony Simbel cp, and Fr Stephen Tran OFM Cap.

Are you being called?

Have you ever wondered about your life and the direction it is taking? Have you ever reflected and listened to the depths of your heart? What do you hear there now? What are you being drawn towards? What are you resisting? God is in all of this.


Discovering God’s will

I suspect that most Catholics at some point in their lives have had a thought cross their minds: ‘what if I’m called to be a priest or a nun’. I’m guessing it’s probably happened during a boring homily alongside the thought, ‘I bet I could do better than this’.


Vocation to priesthood a personal experience

In National Vocations Awareness Week, Archbishop Philip Wilson talks about his calling to the priesthood as a young child and his journey to becoming a priest. He also discusses the support offered by the archdiocese for those thinking about the priesthood or Religious life.