Tag Archive | pastoral internship

Pastoral Year has begun

Pastoral Year has begun

I have been doing my pastoral year for about two months and I have enjoyed it so far. The pastor is a young priest: intellectual, humble, holy, and passionate. I have been learning a lot from him. The life at the parish is full of surprises! The pastor and I definitely try to accomplish whatever […]

My Last Month at Blessed Sacrament

My Last Month at Blessed Sacrament

July 27th is my last day here at Blessed Sacrament for the summer and my pastoral internship year.  It is a little difficult to leave because of the people I have met and the ministry I have done here in the parish, but I leave so I may advance my studies towards priesthood.  It feels […]

Transitions

Transitions

Being in seminary, one gets use to many transitions.  I have now transitioned from my Pastoral Internship in May to my Summer Assignment.  I am going to remain in the same parish, Blessed Sacrament, for the summer, but my role and responsibilities are changing a little.  During my internship, I had formal paperwork to fill […]

Ash Wednesday In The Parish

Ash Wednesday In The Parish

We have entered the season of Lent 2014 and Ash Wednesday was a very busy day here in the parish of Blessed Sacrament where I am doing my pastoral internship for seminary.  It took us a few months to plan the services and masses that day, also who will help and what is going to […]

Pastoral Year Mid Semester 2013

Pastoral Year Mid Semester 2013

My experience here at Blessed Sacrament has been one of joy and continued discernment towards priesthood.  I am learning more about my identity as priest and how do I fit within that role of “bring Christ to others.”  I have finally settled into my pastoral year by understanding the routine and life of the parish.  […]

The Changing Face of Priesthood

The Changing Face of Priesthood

I was born after Vatican II, so I never experienced growing up with Latin Mass.However, my grandmother would always tell us some nice stories about her experiences with priests celebrating Mass in Latin. She said that the Mass was very holy, even if she did not understand most of the words that the priest said. […]