Are You Called?
Fr. John Cihak, S.T.D is a Vatican official, assistant Papal Master of Ceremonies and confessor of Postulants for the Missionaries of Charity in Rome. He earned his B.A. in philosophy and theology from the University of Notre Dame (1992), and Licentiate (1999) and Doctorate (2007) in Fundamental Theology from the Pontifical Gregorian University. He has served as a Pastor and the Archdiocesan Pro-Life Director in his home Archdiocese of Portland in Oregon, as well as Professor, Spiritual Director and Dean of Students at Mount Angel Seminary. He is the author of Balthasar and Anxiety (London: T&TClark, 2009) and several articles in fundamental theology and priestly formation.
This book takes excerpts from talks and addresses of the Holy Father regarding the meaning of vocation and how a person ought to respond to God's calling, the calling that embraces God's mission for each one of us, and how we ought to strive to carry it out successfully.