Vocation Events

2023 Seminarian Appeal: Source and Summit

Please prayerfully consider investing in our future priests today.

28 March 2024

Holy Thursday

Holy Thursday begins the Easter Triduum with the Mass of the Lord’s Supper. Today we celebrate ...

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21 April 2024

World Day for Prayer for Vocations

4th Sunday of Easter (Good Shepherd Sunday) The purpose of World Day of Prayer for Vocations is ...

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22 September 2024

Priesthood Sunday

Priesthood Sunday is a special day set aside to honor priesthood in the United States. It ...

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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.