A Note from Executive Director Mary Radford

Dear Friends, When Paul tells us in Corinthians that we were “bought with a price,” he means the ultimate price that Jesus paid on the cross. In fact, life is priceless. No amount of mere money could ever save us or call us to God’s presence. How frustrating, then, that it’s money that keeps our […]

A Note from President Anne Folan

Dear Friends, When President Biden announced his student loan forgiveness plan, my first thought was “What does this mean for the Fund for Vocations?” The answer so far seems to be: “Probably not much.” Assuming the plan survives constitutional scrutiny and takes effect as written, it only applies to Federal loans. Most of our grant […]

Vocations Director Spotlight

Fr. Angelus Montgomery, CFR  Fr. Angelus is a Vocations Director with the Franciscan Friars of the Renewal. We asked him about his thoughts on the state of vocations in the Catholic Church today. The following are his words on our crisis and the need to help in any way we can, including by generously removing […]

Sr. Ann Dominic, OP

Out of a desire to pursue God’s will, she attended the Catholic University of America, where she prayed daily, “Lord, if you’re real, will you help me to know you and serve you?” And God, as He promises to do for all of us, answered by changing her life; not only did she gain the […]

Fund for Vocations Featured in Wall Street Journal

In an article entitled, “When Student Debt Stands in the Way of Religious Poverty,” The Wall Street Journal profiles students with religious vocations. Student loans held them back. But WSJ featured The Fund for Vocations as an option. The Fund allows young people to enter into formation as soon as God calls them. “The Virginia-based […]