You need somebody with that passion to love the people and work in the underserved area,” Abboud said. “For somebody to come and do this horrible act, we are all shocked,” he added. Authorities did not release a cause of death, but the Rev. Greg Plata said police told him the nuns were stabbed. Their bodies were taken to a state crime lab for autopsies. “They were two of the sweetest, most gentle women you can imagine. Their vocation was helping the poor,” said Plata, who oversees a 35-member Catholic church the sisters attended. http://arianaellissmart.rachelstevens.us/2016/07/29/the-relationship-between-mother-and-child-is-so-close-that-the-mother-is-keenly-interested-in-anything-whatever-that-the-child-says-or-doesMaureen Smith, a spokeswoman for the Catholic Diocese of Jackson, said there were signs of a break-in at the home in Durant and the nuns’ car was taken. Discover MoreThe abandoned Toyota Corolla was found undamaged late Thursday barely a mile from the home and was being towed to the state crime lab near Jackson, Mississippi’s capital city, according to Mississippi Department of Public Safety spokesman Warren Strain. Durant is about 64 miles north of Jackson.
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A.urther question may be put to the candidate for the priesthood : if you do well in desiring to become a priest, would you perhaps do better by becoming a religious? Anne Lamont, in her autobiographical book travelling Mercies, recalls a sermon about gods leading: Pastor Veronica said that when she prays for direction, one spot of illumination always appears just beyond her feet, a circle of light into which she can step. May their love of God, the Church, and vocations be an example for us all. Jerome EC. Everybody is called by God to know, love and serve him. In Genesis 3:17, God said to Adam, “cursed is the ground because of you; in pain you shall eat of it all the days of your life” RSV . The contemplative dedicates much time to prayer each day, lives mostly in silence and also is dedicated to manual labour. In Protestantism the call from God to devote one’s life to him by joining the clergy is often covered by the English equivalent term “ call “, whereas in Roman Catholicism “vocation” is still used. Though theoretically free, the choice of a state was practically necessary : “Those who are not called”, says Scavini Theo. moral., 14th ed., I, i, n. 473, “cannot enter the religious state: those who are called must enter it; or what would be the use of the call?”