Vocation Story / Historia Vocacional

Going back to the roots

Going back to the roots

One day, I was alone watching the beautiful horizon of the place where I grew-up. Its beauty, simplicity, and green nature was a paradise. Recalling those simple days of my life living with no internet, no cellphones and even the limited stations on TV. Indeed, life on the farm is very simple yet joyful. As […]

Father of the community

Father of the community

Deacon James Keating once said in a presentation, all priests must think like married men, not as bachelor. When I heard those words, I was scandalized. How can it be? A priest must see himself as a responsible husband to be a good leader of his community. He said a priest should be proud of […]

Seeking Catholicism

Seeking Catholicism

Many of us have been Catholic all our lives. We don’t question our faith. But we also may not be able to articulate why we are Catholic. I wondered about why others choose to become Catholic, what do they see and appreciate that perhaps we miss. And so I asked a fellow seminarian, Michael Goodwin, […]

Mi llamada recibida por Dios para seguirle a El

Mi llamada recibida por Dios para seguirle a El

Yo soy Wilbert Colas de Haití, por la gracia y la bendición de Dios nací el 04/01/1981 en un pueblo muy humilde y muy católico, dónde la gente tiene mucha fe en Dios nuestro Creador. Este lugar se llama JEAN-RABEL, está en la provincia de Noroeste de Haití donde aprendí como seguir a Dios en […]

My Life in Warm and Cold Colors

My Life in Warm and Cold Colors

Even though I am not the President of the United States, the creator of a new painting technique, or a heroic missionary looking for new places to evangelize, I do believe that my life so far has been meaningful and exciting. My name is Angel Valdez; I was born in Cd. Juarez. I live in […]

My Calling

My Calling

My vocation story started around the age of 8. Since I was a little kid, I always wanted to attend church. My family was the type that never went to church. Every time we passed Our Lady of Assumption Church I always wanted to go inside the temple. My family just said “One day we […]

How God called me

How God called me

   Hello, my name is Peter Venegas and I am 19 years old. I am the new seminarian at El Paso TX, starting in this wonderful journey that I was invited to. My vocation started in a stressful night. I am pretty sure all of us go through a day thinking “what is my purpose […]

¡Una Nueva Experiencia!

¡Una Nueva Experiencia!

El seminario esta lleno de magníficos momentos que marcan grandes recuerdos en la vida de los seminaristas. Estos momentos han sido de gran experiencia en mi vida y a veces es muy difícil contar esta experiencia. Para mi eso es un gran reto, pero le pido a Dios que me ilumine para poder trasmitir lo […]

My Vocation Story

My Vocation Story

On 31st December of the year 1982, Salome Dela Cruz gave birth to a healthy boy, and she named him Victorino Loresca Jr. After a year and six months of my birth, the place where I was born was hit by a powerful typhoon, and because of that my grandmother and the whole family decided […]

Mi Historia Vocacional

Mi Historia Vocacional

Yo soy originario de Meoqui, Chihuahua, donde crecí en una familia grande y católica. Tengo cuatro hermanos y cuatro hermanas y yo soy el de en medio. Mis padres tienen una fábrica de muebles, y yo ahí aprendi el oficio de carpintero. Todos los días despues de la escuela mis hermanos y yo nos ibamos […]