Thomas the Apostle Catholic Church in Lexington, Miss., shows a smartphone photograph taken last December 2015, of Sisters Paula Merrill, left, and Margaret Held. Rogelio V. Solis / AP The women, both nurse practitioners, were found Thursday morning when they didn’t report to work at a nearby clinic, where they provided flu shots, insulin and other medical care for children and adults who couldn’t afford it. “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. Maureen Smith, a spokeswoman for the Catholic Diocese of Jackson, said there were signs of a break-in at the home. advertisement Authorities didn’t release a motive and it wasn’t clear if the nuns’ religious work had anything to do with the slayings. see it here“I have an awful feeling in the pit of my stomach,” said Durant Assistant Police Chief James Lee, who is Catholic. Police Chief John Haynes said officers are canvassing the area and trying to look at video from surveillance cameras in town to see if they spot anything unusual.
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Vocation could be work that is outside your wage-earning sphere of activity. Visit our page for prayers and readings that the USC CB offers to assist you in the discernment process. Their very beings are transfigured so that they can represent Christ the Good Shepherd for God’s people and Christ as the Head of the Church. http://realcaleblopez.haralsoncounty.org/2016/08/28/whats-required-for-root-issues-in-interviewFollowing the general law, “do good and avoid evil”, although we can avoid all that is evil, we cannot do all that is good. Learn more Discerning with the Order of St. Religious communities often refer to themselves as “religious families”. A priest is a man who has received the Sacrament of Holy Orders, which confers on him certain powers of Christ, principally the power to consecrate bread and wine into the Body and Blood of Christ, and the power to forgive sin in the Sacrament of Penance and Reconciliation. When he does these things he acts in the Person of Christ. “a calling,” from vocatus “called,” pp. of vocare “to call” see voice.