Vocational Discernment
 
 
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The Lord calls. My family responds.

Deacon Paul Ma was ordained to the permanent diaconate in the Archdiocese of Toronto in 2014. How did God call him? How did he and his family respond to God's calling?
Publish date: 2017 - 9 - 2


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Pope Francis: Every vocation begins with an encounter with Jesus who gives us new joy and hope

(CNA/EWTN News) On Wednesday Pope Francis told pilgrims to ignore gloomy people that drag others down, and stressed the need to maintain a healthy dose of the joy experienced in our first encounter with Christ, which he said must serve as a constant motivation to spread the good news.
Publish date: 2017 - 8 - 30


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Finding Christ in the Eucharist

A group of youth witnesses their passion in prayer and Eucharistic adoration, their strong feelings towards the Eucharist, and their experience in building an intimate relationship with Christ and in discerning their vocation.
Publish date: 2016 - 9 - 24


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The Secular Way

In search of God's calling for him, Andrew Lam spent years to live in Japan so that he could listen to God more closely. Fountain of Grace invited him to share his journey of vocation discernment, as well as how lay Catholics can live consecrated lives through secular institutes.
Publish date: 2016 - 5 - 28


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Rev. Joseph Tham: A Vocation Story

On this week's "Love and Life", we invited Rev. Joseph Tham to discuss with us his vocation story. He speaks on how as a medical student he heard God's call, eventually deciding to respond by becoming a priest. He experienced many challenges throughout the process, but continued to trust in God, finally finding his place in life as God prepared for him.
Publish date: 2016 - 3 - 5


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Wherever You Go, I May Go

In her journey of vocation discernment, Po Yee Yeung happened to visit Peru in South America, falling inexplicably in love with this country along the way. She even went as far as sacrificing all she had to move to Peru in order to continue discerning God's mission for her. Fountain of Grace will take a deeper look at Po Yee's discernment journey to help us better understand how she made this decision.
Publish date: 2015 - 12 - 12


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Falling in Love with Jesus

In her faith journey, a young person who grew up in Canada began to hear a call from God. After much mental struggle, she decided to explore the path to becoming a religious sister. Fountain of Grace will give us an inside look at how Po Yee Yeung begins her process of vocational discernment.
Publish date: 2015 - 12 - 5


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Fr. Denis Kong: A young people’s shepherd

On this week’s “Love and Life”, we invited Rev. Denis Kong to share with us the story of his vocational discernment. The young Fr. Kong was influenced by his teachers in elementary school, inspiring him to want to be come a teacher. His relationships with the Salesian priests and brothers, in addition to seeing how joyful they were in their interactions with the students eventually led him to walk the road of religious life. During the way he encountered many challenges and worries, but through the discernment process he was able to see and follow God's guidance, finally becoming a member of the Salesian family. Lastly, Fr. Kong also provided some discernment guidelines for young people, hoping to help them recognise God's calling for them.
Publish date: 2015 - 11 - 14


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Music of the Heart – Saying Yes to God

We invited Po Yee to share with us on her composition of her song “Saying Yes to God”. She describes how on her journey of religious discernment, she was able to compose a song about responding to God's invitation, and how through this song she was able to receive the love of God, ultimately being deeply touched by His love.
Publish date: 2015 - 8 - 29


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Saying Yes to God

On this week’s “Love and Life”, we invited Po Yee to share with us on her composition of her song “Saying Yes to God”. She describes how on her journey of religious discernment, she was able to compose a song about responding to God's invitation, and how through this song she was able to receive the love of God, ultimately being deeply touched by His love.
Publish date: 2015 - 8 - 29


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The One

On this week’s “Love and Life”, we invited Po Yee to share with us on her composition of the song “The One”. She describes how she became closer to Jesus Christ in her vocation-discernment process and how she was able to deeply feel His love for her.
Publish date: 2015 - 4 - 18


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Who is Jesus to you?

On this week’s “Love and Life”, we invited Po Yee to share with us on her composition of the song "Jesus You Are". On her journey of religious discernment, she realized she had to answer the question "Who is Jesus to you?" She found that words alone could not fully express her thoughts and feelings, so she wrote a song to express her relationship with Jesus.
Publish date: 2015 - 2 - 14