Michigan villages produce a mini-boom in priestly, religious vocations
June 17, 2014
The New York Times looks at two tiny neighboring towns in Michigan, with a combined population of just over 2,000, which together have produced 44 vocations to the Catholic priesthood, and 80 women religious. Those figures count the two priests-- twins-- who were recently ordained, but not their brother, who is still in the seminary.
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Posted by: feedback -
Jun. 18, 2014 11:10 AM ET USA
Do a "study", who are the priests in that town, and who is their bishop? What do they preach? What music do they play in the church? Is there an adoration chapel?
Posted by: Minnesota Mary -
Jun. 18, 2014 12:23 AM ET USA
My German ancestors came from Westphalia, Germany and settled around Dunkerton, Iowa. A lot of vocations came out of that little area as well. Thanks for a very interesting story.
Posted by: BobJ70777069 -
Jun. 17, 2014 6:12 PM ET USA
Quick! Find out who or what is causing it. If it's a who, put him in charge; if it's a what, make copies.