Prayer: Discernment is not simply about solving a confusing puzzle, it is essentially an encounter with Jesus Christ. Once we have gotten to know and love Christ, we will recognize His will. Therefore the first step in discernment is to build a strong life of prayer. Make time to go to mass and adoration. It [...]
The second step in discernment is to find out what all is out there for you. If you are called to a priestly or religious life, there are many possibilities. Check out the vocation websites. Each Archdiocese/diocese and each religious community has a vocation director. Call or email so that you can talk with them.
“Where there is charity and love, there is God!” It is important, as part of discernment, to get involved in various ministries, so that you may experience what it’s like to serve. In doing so, you will be able to confront your strenghts and limitations while experiencing God’s tremedous grace in ministries and services. So, let [...]
“Dear young people and not so young who are listening to me, do not leave Christ’s call unanswered.” Pope Benedict XVI.
Except for a few people, most priests and religious were not one-hundred percent certain that religious life was their call when they entered the seminary or religious community. After you have done your prayers, study [...]
The Office of Vocations is here to assist and journey with you in your discernment. Join us for various gathering events for those who are discerning. Please be sure to check the News and Events Section for more detail information as well.
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