For Parishes

For Schools

For Schools

Consecrate Your Classroom to Mary, Queen of Vocations Student Leader: We pray through the intercession of the Blessed Virgin Mary that Jesus will call at least one girl from this class to be a religious sister, and at least one boy to be a brother or priest. Class...

Holy Hour For Vocations

Holy Hour For Vocations

PLANNING THE HOLY HOUR To hold a Holy Hour for Vocations in your parish, it is best to have the participation of your parish priest. Work with him to choose an appropriate date. There’s no bad time to hold a Holy Hour, but some dates may work better than others, such...

For Parishes

For Parishes

PRAYER Holy Hours for Vocations. Have a special Holy Hour to pray for priestly and religious vocations. More information is available here. Rosary for Vocations. During the rosary mention candidates by name. Vocations Rosary – Luminous Mysteries Vocation Prayer...

7 Ways Families Can Promote Vocations

7 Ways Families Can Promote Vocations

Snuggle up and read a story. Sometimes the simplest ideas are best! Add some books about famous saints to your bedtime reading. There are dozens of fascinating, age-appropriate stories of saints who were priests and religious. There’s even a comic book about St. John...

Vocation Mythbusters For Parents

Vocation Mythbusters For Parents

MYTH #1 “He’s too young.” Many parents, when their young son expresses an interest in seminary, will dispense well-meaning advice: “Get some life experience first—and at least a college degree—then think about seminary later.” Mom and dad envision that with a nice...

For Parents

For Parents

Practical Ideas for Parents Everyone’s first vocation is to holiness, so parents should strive to create a home environment where Christian virtue can flourish. Here are a few other ideas: Invite a priest, sister, or brother to dinner at your home. Show your children...