Father Bob Vaillancourt, of the Diocese of Portland, Maine, in his well-attended workshop said the first vocation is "the universal call to holiness.
If we listen carefully to the fact that God created us in his
image and in his
love, we would hear a totally different story," Father Vaillancourt
Heloise Dubois, of St. Cecilia Parish
, Wilbraham, Mass., attended a workshop on the theology of the body.
"It was really hard for them to just put it into one hour, like the whole theology of the body that Pope John Paul did, but they did a really good job and I got the gist of it," she