Fostering Vocations

Building a culture of vocations in a parish by nurturing prayer, promotion,
education and support for vocations to the priesthood and religious life.

Nurture vocations in your parish through the following

Prayer

Awareness

Support

  • Communal Holy Hours for Vocations
  • Prayer Cards
  • Petitions at Mass
  • Traveling Shrine Programs - Provide a crucifix, statue, or chalice that families can host the devotional article in their home for a week during which they agree to pray for vocations.
  • Adoration Adoption Programs -Place post cards in your adoration chapel with a photo and name on the front of a priest, religious or seminarian the adorers can offer their holy hour. When full, mail the card to it's recipient.
  • World Day of Vocations - May 12
  • World Day for Consecrated Life - Feb. 2
  • Recognize and thank religious serving your community
  • Wall of Appreciation
    • Recognize those from the parish who have answered God’s call as a priest or religious
  • Let someone know if you think they would make a good priest or religious
  • Join a Serra Club
  • Support Seminarian Education 
  • Posters and bookmarks available for download in Resources
  • Adopt a seminarian or religious to write to and pray for

Daily Intention for Vocations

Friday
Mar 01

Fr. Marco De Loera

Saturday
Mar 02

Fr. Rick Kotrba

Sunday
Mar 03

Fr. Kent Hemberger

Monday
Mar 04

Fr. Daniel Lorimer

Tuesday
Mar 05

Fr. Aaron Spexarth

Wednesday
Mar 06

Deacon Drew Dellasega

Thursday
Mar 07

For an increase in vocations to the priesthood in our diocese

Friday
Mar 08

For an increase in vocations to the priesthood in our diocese

Saturday
Mar 09

For our deceased priests

Sunday
Mar 10

Fr. Kyle Dugan

Monday
Mar 11

Dillon Cott

Tuesday
Mar 12

For an increase in vocations to the priesthood in our diocese

Wednesday
Mar 13

Fr. John Fogliasso

Thursday
Mar 14

Fr. Douglas Campbell

Friday
Mar 15

Fr. Sherman Orr

Saturday
Mar 16

Fr. Patrick Larkin

Sunday
Mar 17

Fr. Ivan Eck

Monday
Mar 18

Fr. Jose Machado

Tuesday
Mar 19

Fr. Joseph Eckberg

Wednesday
Mar 20

Fr. Chris Martin

Thursday
Mar 21

For our deceased priests

Friday
Mar 22

For the sanctification of our priests

Saturday
Mar 23

Jacob May

Sunday
Mar 24

Fr. Benjamin Sawyer

Monday
Mar 25

For an increase in vocations to the priesthood in our diocese

Tuesday
Mar 26

Fr. Nic Jurgensmeyer

Wednesday
Mar 27

Fr. Jacob Carlin

Thursday
Mar 28

Fr. Josh Evans

Friday
Mar 29

Fr. Devin Burns

Saturday
Mar 30

Fr. John Sherlock

Sunday
Mar 31

Fr. Matthew Marney

Monday
Apr 01

Andrew Meng

Mar 2019

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Current Seminarians