Click on a headline below to read selected stories from the special 2009 Vocations section which appeared in the July 11 issue of Arkansas Catholic.
Two men 'journey together to the priesthood' After going to school together and sharing summer assignments for almost six years, Eddie D'Almeida and James Melnick will be ordained to the priesthood together at the Cathedral of St. Andrew in Little Rock July 11. Both have more schools to complete.
Vocations come from courage, trust in God Two months ago, two young men at Catholic High publicly committed to entering the seminary, and another young man did so at the state CYM convention. It was hard to be sure how their classmates would react. It was an unknown factor. (Msgr. Scott Friend)
Vocations on the Web More and more religious orders are reaching out to Catholics throughout the Internet to promote their order and recruit new vocations.