Dr. Stephanie Barfield has a PhD in counseling psychology from Texas Woman’s University. She and her husband, Matt, and their children are parishioners at St. Lawrence Catholic Church in Fairhope, Alabama. She explained the role of psychology in helping young people discern their vocation in an emotionally sound manner.

Fr. Thomas Marti is director of the Maryknoll Mission House in Seattle, Washington. He explores the missionary aspect of the priesthood, both in its essence and as lived out by those men who are called to minister in foreign lands.

"When we walk without the cross, we are not disciples of the Lord." -Pope Francis