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Is God calling me to leave my spiritual community?

July 11, 2011 by  
Filed under Dan Burke, Discernment

Dear Dan, our women's Regnum Christi team no longer meets and some have left the movement entirely. After having been in Regnum Christi for 10 years, the faith, fellowship and friendship really meant a lot. However my husband and I came across a local lay-Carmelite movement this year through a priest who invited his entire congregation one Sunday to a lay-Carmelite meeting! This is unusual, in comparison... Read More

How Can I Learn to Pray More?

February 21, 2011 by  
Filed under Fr. Bartunek, Mental Prayer, Prayer

How Can I Learn to Pray More?   Dear Father John, I am a young teenage Catholic currently discerning a vocation to the consecrated life as a nun or sister. Lately, I've been feeling a very strong urge to pray a lot and go to Mass every day and Adoration whenever possible. I want to pray more and more but I am not exactly sure how I should go about doing it, or what I should pray. I love to say... Read More