Information for Parishes

How Parishes Can Promotes Priestly Vocations

Prayer

  • Holy Hours for Vocations. Have a special Holy Hour to pray for priestly and religious vocations.

  • Rosary for Vocations. During the rosary mention candidates by name.

  • Vocation Prayer distribution. Vocation prayer card given to parishioners each fall. If you ran out, please contact us to request more by emailing vocations@archbalt.org

  • Eucharistic Procession for Vocations. On the Feast of Corpus Christi, consider dedicating your Eucharistic procession to pray for vocations to the priesthood and religious life.

Activities

  • Workshops for Altar Servers. Teach altar servers about vocational discernment.

  • Attend ordinations. Coordinate for confirmation students or youth groups to attend an ordination.

  • Quo Vadis: Invite young men at your parish to attend Quo Vadis. For more information, click here.

  • Director of Vocations. Invite the Director of Vocations to the parish for a weekend, for Mass and a meal with parish families. Contact the Office of Vocations for availability.