Like most girls, I love watching chick flicks. It is romantic and exciting to watch a love story unfold and end happily ever after. However, at the end of the movie, I feel incomplete as a single woman and immediately start daydreaming about my future spouse. St. Paul says, “The woman who is unmarried, and the virgin, is concerned about the things of the Lord, that she may be holy both in body and spirit,” 1 Corinthians 7:34. Am I acting as though I am unmarried or married when I am focusing on my future spouse? Sometimes when we think our vocation is marriage, we tend to focus on catching a guy with our beauty. The more we flirt, the quicker we fall in love and live happily ever after… or so we think.
Category Archives: My Future Vocation
I have a crush on a guy – but he feels called to be a priest!
Fr. John Muir remembers a high school Confirmation retreat that not only changed his young life, but eventually led him to join the seminary after college.
Almost every week, I get an email from a teen or young adult asking what they should do if they want to pursue youth ministry as a career. First, I have to say how exciting it is to see God lifting up a new generation of young ministers to His Church. You stand as a testament to quality youth ministry happening at your parish. Second, I encourage you to continue to listen to the promptings of the Holy Spirit as the Lord leads you into the plan He has for your life (Jeremiah 29:11). Third, I asked Read more [...]