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The purpose of this site is to provide answers to questions about the priesthood and/or consecrated life and to help you on the journey to discern your own vocation. Our goal is to provide you with the information, support and encouragement you need to continue your journey. Here you will find resources to help you to take that next step in responding to the call of Christ. We believe you will see that life as a priest or brother is not only rewarding, but fun and exciting too. May God bless you as you search for His holy will.
Watch Bishop-elect Robert Barron provide a succinct guide on discerning the priesthood with four helpful points.
This resource provides guidance for ordinary men on discerning a call to the priesthood.
This link will help you to find a Diocesan Vocation Director near you. A Vocation Director can provide insightful, honest, and compassionate answers as you consider the priesthood. They will help guide you on your journey of discernment of a priestly calling.
Find a Religious Vocation Director
A religious priest or brother commits himself to Christ and the Christian community by the Evangelical Counsels, or vows of poverty, chastity, and obedience. This consecrated life is expressed in various forms: Eremitic Life, Religious Life, Secular Institutes, and Societies of Apostolic Life. Each form is described by the Catechism of the Catholic Church, and we have provided a link, where possible, that will help you learn more about the various forms of Consecrated Life and be in contact with those that interest you.
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