He was an average Catholic kid who loved to play hockey and was good enough to play semi-pro. One summer he got to thinking: "I'm always striving for excellence in sports, in school, but not in my spiritual life." From that point on, things started to change in surprising ways.
Listen as Father Nick Nelson tells the story of God's call to the priesthood and how he has experienced the Mercy of God in many ways since his ordination.
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I am a Catholic wife, mom and grandma. In 1995, after Bible college and a few years as an Evangelical Missionary, I was received into the Church at the Easter Vigil. These are my personal musings on Scripture, prayer, and living close to Jesus.