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What the Devil's Voice Sounds Like

by Father Brian J. Soliven on Thursday February 23, 2023

In the summer of 2004, my bags were packed, all my affairs were in order and I was shipping off to seminary. Years of prayerful discernment had finally come to an end -- God was calling me to the priesthood. Yet weeks before leaving, a tidal wave of doubt suddenly hit me, "What was I doing? I can't do this." Then as if on theatrical cue, I heard the devil's voice.