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Dear friends, We live in North Carolina, about 40 minutes SE of Charlotte. My three eldest have all chosen to do their undergraduate studies at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte (UNC Charlotte) because Charlotte is a beautiful city they know well, there is a solid ROTC program there, … Read more

Why are there No Religious Vocations?

Today, I’d like to talk about why there are no religious vocations in the church today. Why are there no religious vocations in the Church? When I say “no vocations”, obviously, I’m speaking generally, because there are some. There are some religious vocations today. For example, in our diocese here … Read more

Can Philosophy Prepare You for Death?

While this is a great conversation in itself, I’d like Academy students to look at Fr. Gregory and Sr. Elinor as models of Dominican vocations and discern whether they might be called, by God, through their classical Catholic studies to a Dominican vocation?

Understanding “Vocation”

In the two videos below, Fr. Gregory Pine, O.P., a Dominican friar, explains (in detail) the theology of “vocation”.

The Truth that Our Excuses Reveal

Parents and students often present excuses for why they are not able to make progress in their studies. Often, they are embarrassed to admit that they were not able to get studies done because they chose to do something else instead, or they wasted time doing nothing at all. Often, … Read more

Pray and Study: Dominican Life

If you are a Catholic boy or girl and you enjoy studying in the Classical Liberal Arts Academy, do you know that you can devote your entire life to Catholic prayer and study as a Dominican? That’s what the Dominican Order does! Join St. Dominic, St. Albert the Great, St. … Read more

Military Careers for Catholic Homeschool Students

In Catholic homeschool circles, most students talk about three options as they approach adulthood: Religious vocations (rare) College studies Full-time work Outside of religious vocations, which are extremely rare today, college studies and full-time work can present real financial challenges to young Catholic adults. What few homeschool students talk about … Read more