Vocational Discernment


#1

On Saturday, I met with the representative of the Xaverian Missionaries to discuss vocations and he said I may well be able to start a Pre-Novitiate in August 2010 (thus, giving leeway on the two-year waiting period). Over e-mail, I recently communicated with a Monsignor from Institute of Christ the King Sovereign Priest (a very Traditional Catholic Society of Apostolic Life that is in good standing with the Holy Father). I think my first choice would be the Institute of Christ the King, but I am not sure where they stand in terms of leeway on the two-year waiting period since I am a new convert to Catholicism, but my case is a little unique.

Please pray for me that vocational discernment would move forward and I might be able to begin that journey that ends at the Priesthood. This is not the economy to be in transition in.


#2

Lord, may Your will be done, in the manner that You desire.

Our Father who art in heaven, hallowed be Thy name
Thy kingdom come.
Thy will be done on earth as it is in heaven.
Give us this day our daily bread.
Forgive us our trespasses as we forgive those who trespass against us,
And lead us not into temptation but deliver us from evil. Amen

Glory be to the Father, and to the Son, and to the Holy Spirit
as it was in the begining, is now and ever shall be, world without end. Amen

Hail Mary, full of grace, the Lord is with thee.
Blessed art thou among women,
and blessed is the fruit of thy womb, Jesus.
Holy Mary, Mother of God, pray for us sinners now,
and at the hour of our death. Amen


#3

Hail Mary, full of grace, the Lord is with thee.
Blessed art thou among women,
and blessed is the fruit of thy womb, Jesus.
Holy Mary, Mother of God, pray for us sinners now,
and at the hour of our death. Amen


#4

Hail Mary,
Full of Grace,
The Lord is with thee.
Blessed art thou among women,
and blessed is the fruit
of thy womb, Jesus.
Holy Mary,
Mother of God,
pray for us sinners now,
and at the hour of death.
Amen.


#5

Hail Mary,
full of grace,
the Lord is with thee.
Blessed art thou among women,
and blessed is the Fruit Of Thy Womb,
Jesus.
Holy Mary,
Mother of God,
pray for us sinners now,
and at the hour of our death.
Amen


#6

Praying for your intention

Hail Mary,
full of grace,
the Lord is with thee.
Blessed art thou among women,
and blessed is the Fruit Of Thy Womb,
Jesus.
Holy Mary,
Mother of God,
pray for us sinners now,
and at the hour of our death.
Amen


#7

Lord, I pray that this good soul gets into the religious order that you will for him to enter. Bless him and make him into a beautiful priest. Amen.


#8

Hail Mary,
Full of Grace,
The Lord is with Thee.
Blessed art Thou among women,
and Blessed is the Fruit
of Thy Womb, Jesus.
Holy Mary,
Mother of God,
pray for us sinners now,
and at the hour of our death.
Amen


#9

St. Francis’ Prayer for Discernment

Most High,
Glorious God,
enlighten the darkness of this man’s heart
and give him true faith, certain hope, and perfect charity,
sense and knowledge, Lord
that he may carry out
Your holy and true command.
Amen.


#10

Praying…


#11

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