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What’s Your Vocation?

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He wanted to reunite Roman Catholics and Eastern Orthodox Christians, and became a Capuchin friar as a step toward that desire. But Leopold Mandić’s health issues and mild personality led him down a different path: forty-eight years of hearing confessions and giving lenient penances. Among those he counseled was a young seminarian who became Pope Saint John Paul I.


St. Leopold, help me to embrace God’s plan,
especially when it seems smaller than my dreams and ambitions.


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Minute Meditations

1 thought on “What’s Your Vocation?”

  1. Lord Jesus Christ, increase our hunger for you and show us the way that leads to everlasting peace and happiness. May we desire you above all else and find perfect joy in doing your will. Amen.

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