April 21, 2017

Jaime Maldonado-Aviles, third year seminarian, was interviewed by The Washington Post about his path from neuroscientist to seminarian.

Catholic News Agency created a video about his journey. 


Even as he sought the truth day in and day out, peering into mice brains in the lab to figure out the mysteries of addiction and depression, Jaime Maldonado-Aviles was filled with uncertainty.

Was this what he should be doing with his life? As he excelled in school, earned a post-doctoral position at Yale, and won prestigious fellowships, Maldonado-Aviles wondered: Is this what God wants from me?

Eventually, the calling he felt from God became too powerful to ignore. The promising neuroscientist left the Ivy League research laboratory — and entered seminary at Catholic University of America in Northeast D.C. to become a priest. ...

Continue reading in The Washington Post. 

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