5. VOCATION, CLEAR SIGN OF THE VALUE OF THE PAROCHIAL AND DIOCESAN COMMUNITY

From the message of Paul VI for the seventh week, 1970 Among the problems which confront the Church at the present time, that of the general decline in vocations is without doubt the most urgent, and, in many places, it signifies moments of an already increasing crisis… It would be a grave error if, from... Continue Reading →

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4. YOU, TOO, GO INTO MY VINEYARD

From the message of Paul VI for the sixth day, 1969 We refer once more to the entire Catholic family, repeating our invitation, which is inspired by the prayer of Jesus Himself to the Father, and I wish to echo His voice, to make His message heard: “I pray for them…consecrate them in the Truth;... Continue Reading →

3. THE CHURCH NEEDS VOCATIONS

From the message for the fifth day, Paul VI, 1968 Fundamental needs Our message consists of two words: the first is needs.  Yes, needs, because, as noted, the economy of salvation, to be realized, needs people who consecrate themselves to the fulfillment of His plan for their lives. The Church is apostolic: that is, it... Continue Reading →

1. PRAY THE MASTER OF THE HARVEST…

1.From the message for the first day, Paul VI, 1964 “Pray the master of the harvest to send workers for his church (cf. Mt. 9, 38) Turing an anxious eye toward the great expanse of verdant spiritual fields in the entire world which are awaiting priestly hands, there arises from the soul the fervent invocation... Continue Reading →

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