Vocation Events

June 2021
21 June 2021

Quo Vadis Days – Postponed

“Quo Vadis” is the Latin phrase for “Where are you going?”  Quo Vadis Days is a ...

All Day
Corbett, OR
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26 June 2021

Priestly Ordination

The Archdiocese of Portland is pleased to announce the priestly ordinations of Rev. Mr. Randy Hoang ...

10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Portland, OR
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July 2021
20 July 2021
23 July 2021

Seminarian Retreat

Please pray for Archbishop Sample and our seminarians as they take an opportunity to share and ...

6:00 pm - 12:00 am
Beaverton, OR
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21 July 2021
23 July 2021

Seminarian Retreat

Please pray for Archbishop Sample and our seminarians as they take an opportunity to share and ...

All Day
Beaverton, OR
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22 July 2021
23 July 2021

Seminarian Retreat

Please pray for Archbishop Sample and our seminarians as they take an opportunity to share and ...

All Day
Beaverton, OR
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23 July 2021

Seminarian Retreat

Please pray for Archbishop Sample and our seminarians as they take an opportunity to share and ...

12:00 am - 6:00 pm
Beaverton, OR
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What do Priests Do?

Priests do far more than celebrate Mass and pray all day. The life of a priest is busy, demanding, challenging—and incredibly rewarding.

Why Celibacy?

Celibacy is always a top concern for men thinking about the priesthood, but rest as­sured that every priest had the same thought before he went to seminary.

Signs of a Priestly Vocation

If Jesus has placed a desire in your heart for priesthood, no matter what your age, don’t ignore it. Talk to a priest you admire about how you feel.

Priesthood Discernment Self-Test

Examining oneself using these twenty qualities or signs is a good way to begin one’s discernment of priesthood, but it should not be done in a vacuum.