"So many graces have been poured out in my life…"

What a powerful witness.  Seminarian Philip Johnson — diagnosed with brain cancer — shares his story.

H/T Deacon Brad Watkins, whose blog remains the definitive vocations resource on the internet.


  1. Deacon Greg,

    Thank you for posting this – Philip needs lots of prayers!

    In Christ,
    Deacon Brad

  2. Very nice, thanks for sharing.

  3. Deacon Greg-
    Thank you for posting this. My husband was diagnosed with a malignant brain tumor in 2008 also and has exceeded all medical expectations in his survival. He is treated at Duke Medical Center, in the diocese of Raleigh. Although he is not Catholic, I was received into full communion with the Church as an adult convert 6 months prior to his diagnosis. The graces of life as a Catholic have helped me, my husband, and our children as we walk this journey.

    Betsy Orr

  4. What an inspiration.

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