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How nuns started Sicily’s renowned pastry culture

Many of the island's most famous desserts were conceived by cloistered nuns.

How Graham Greene’s “The Power and the Glory” changed my life

You don't have to be perfect to accomplish great things.

Helping people is not that difficult: Meet the Friars and Sisters of the Poor Jesus

A Brazilian priest got a chance to truly see what young people are up against. That was the beginning of his call.

8 “Holy” spirits born in the monasteries

The editors of Aleteia have discovered the treasures of the cellars of the abbeys and selected 10 liqueurs that will hopefully delight you.

Steady stream of vocations sends these monks packing

Their search for a new physical abbey led them to create a virtual space where they are ministering to their flocks.

A prayer for an increase in strong vocations

Jesus said, "Pray therefore the Lord of the harvest to send out laborers into his harvest."

“Twelfth Man Jesus” goes to the monastery

How does a water-skiing, fan-churning Aggie find his way into a Cistercian monastery?

Why seeing God as an impressionist, not a photographer, will help you find his voice

Some people find "vocation" a stressful and difficult theme. That's a sign we're approaching it the wrong way

Why do religious make vows of poverty, chastity, and obedience?

The vows are meant not only to be a sacrifice, but a full acceptance of a life dedicated to God.

Pope to talk selection of candidates for priesthood in new book-interview

Francis spoke with Spanish professor about consecrated life and challenges today

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