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What I Would Say to Someone Who
Thinks God Might Be Calling Him to
Lance Stirling Martin
St. Mary’s Seminary & University, Baltimore, MD
I Theology
“Central” Pennsylvania
U.S. Air Force
BFA (Bachelor of Fine Arts)
I love all my courses.  They all educate me on different facets of the Faith.
St. Thomas Aquinas, St. Joseph and the Martyrs of Valencia
Biking, Swimming, World Music
Fluent in Italian
Any of the Pixar movies
Joy of Priesthood by Rossetti (Bishop Saltarelli gave it to me)
Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are Dead by Tom Stoppard
He Leadeth Me by Fr. Walter Ciszek

Being able to bring the Sacraments to the people.
I enjoy praying the Liturgy of the Hours in community.

For many years, I felt I had to learn as much about the faith before I applied
for seminary.  When a priest had told me that this was why you enter
seminary, to learn about the faith, I should have listened to him.  If you feel a
calling, respond.
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