Couldn't put the puzzle of his life together


#1

http://orderofmercy.org/wp-content/uploads/2011/04/Fr.-Matthew-Phelan-200px-wide.jpgAs a child, Fr. Matthew Phelan, O. de M., enjoyed putting puzzles together -- 500 pieces, or 1,000 pieces. But he couldn't seem to put the puzzle of his life together.
Learned the catechism
He learned his catechism well -- and others, including his mother, suggested that he consider becoming a priest. "No, way," he would say furiously.
Something was missing
He went to college and then began working. But something was missing from his life.
Read the whole story of Fr. Matthew on the website of the Order of the Blessed Virgin of Mary, at orderofmercy.org/2011/04/the-pieces-of-a-puzzle-lead-to-a-vocation/.


#2

[quote="KevinBanet, post:1, topic:237587"]
http://orderofmercy.org/wp-content/uploads/2011/04/Fr.-Matthew-Phelan-200px-wide.jpgAs a child, Fr. Matthew Phelan, O. de M., enjoyed putting puzzles together -- 500 pieces, or 1,000 pieces. But he couldn't seem to put the puzzle of his life together.
Learned the catechism
He learned his catechism well -- and others, including his mother, suggested that he consider becoming a priest. "No, way," he would say furiously.
Something was missing
He went to college and then began working. But something was missing from his life.
Read the whole story of Fr. Matthew on the website of the Order of the Blessed Virgin of Mary, at orderofmercy.org/2011/04/the-pieces-of-a-puzzle-lead-to-a-vocation/.

[/quote]

Nice story, It is great when peron find himself.
Many people live some others lives, with no brave to change the whole situation.


#3

Interesting thread. I just happened to recently come across a video with him:
youtu.be/5u0ACCoyD1Y


#4

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