Finding my Vocation
I have done Exodus three times in as many years and I hold that this is the kind of movement that will form the saints of our time. Going into my freshman year at NC State, God was acquainting me with suffering.
There was a major medical problem in my family and I had entered into a spiritual desolation in which God seemed far from me.
By His grace, I came to have an understanding of the theology of suffering and a desire for it. Then, He provided me with Exodus. The growth I saw in myself only left me with one question as Easter and Day 91 approached, “Why do we stop?”
I wrestled with this question for a few months and the answer came during a conversation with a Benedictine monk. He quoted the Rule of St. Benedict, “The life of a monk ought to be a continuous Lent.” (Chpt. 49)
I see this now as an early sign of my vocation, which I had been discerning for a year. I am now set to enter the Norbertine community of St. Michael’s Abbey in the Fall where, God-willing, I will one day be a priest.
We’re excited to unveil a new slew of Fraternity and Individual Chat features for the Exodus App just in time for our Kings of Summer exercise . Many of these enhancements have been requested time and time again by Exodus Men, and we’re thrilled to finally be able to deliver them.Read More
🧡 New Chat Features in the App!
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Today we celebrate Trinity Sunday, a celebration that stems from the early Church. At first, it only consisted of songs and hymns written in honor of the Holy Trinity in opposition to the fourth-century teachings of Arius. These hymns worked their way into the Mass on Sunday. We now celebrate Trinity Sunday on the first Sunday after Pentecost every year.Read More
The Holy Trinity
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