Articles Tagged ‘priesthood’

Monsignor Vincent Foy: 75 years of priestly service

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Msgr. Vincent Foy is a retired priest and canon lawyer of the Archdiocese of Toronto. From his online biography (Selected Writings of Rev. Msgr. Vincent Foy, msgrfoy.com) we read of his many years of service to the Church: He was born in Toronto, Ontario on 14 August 1915, second of a family of eight children. He attended Holy Name Catholic Elementary School and De La Salle High School in Toronto. In 1933 he entered St. Augustine’s Seminary and was ordained ... (Continue reading)

Helping our children discern their vocation

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"When I grow up, I'm going to be a priest and a policeman." "I want to be a nun who rides horses and sings. Can a nun have babies?" "Mummy, when I grow up I'm going to marry you." I smile as I remember these statements made by some of my children when they were very young. As the mom of eight children, I have been listening to my children's future plans for many years and it's interesting to observe how their plans ... (Continue reading)

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