Sr. Kelsey Ann Shaver

On 8/11/20 Sr. Kelsey Ann Shaver, ASCJ renewed her temporary vows of poverty, chastity and obedience at Mount Sacred Heart Chapel in Hamden. These vows are renewed annually until Perpetual Profession. Apostles of the Sacred Heart Celebrate Vow Renewals, New Novice  – Diocese of Bridgeport (bridgeportdiocese.org) Sr. Kelsey has a Physical Therapy Doctorate degree from […]

Interview with Grant Recipient Bart Upart on Pints With Aquinas

FFV Grant Recipient Bart Upart

https://youtu.be/CEZmj68Olb4 Note: This video was recorded in September 2020 before Bart applied for a grant from the Fund for Vocations. Since then, he applied and received a grant which will cover his student loan payments for as long as he is in formation with the Dominicans.

Compass Catholic Ministries Podcast – Father Brent Bowen

Money Stories: The Effect of Student Loan Debt on Vocations with Father Brent Bowen Father Brent Bowen finished his undergraduate studies and promptly started his master’s degree. It was at that time that he realized his calling to become a priest. At that point, he had six figure student loan debt. His story shows how […]

Compass Catholic Ministries Podcast – Sister Ignatia Henneberry

Money Stories: The Effect of Student Loan Debt on Vocations with Sister Ignatia Henneberry Sister Ignatia Henneberry, with the Sisters of St. Francis of Perpetual Adoration, had student loan debt when she started discerning religious life. She had faith that her debt would not be a barrier. Due to the generosity of others, including her […]