Are you being called?

It is hard to discern without the right information.
This website is a resource to help you in your journey to the priesthood. What does a priest do? Is it what God wants me to do? How do I become a priest? Find these answers and many more here at Heed the Call.


Breaking the Chains | Jim Wahlberg's Journey to Faith

"For us, you are a reflection of Jesus" Jim Wahlberg states in a moment of profound gratitude for the gift of the Priesthood in his life. Breaking the Chains is a film about Jim Wahlberg's journey to faith and the integral role of Father James Fratus, the Priest Chaplain stationed at the prison where Jim was incarcerated in. "We need good young men to build up that respect again." Jim says while pondering the future of the Catholic Church.

Ordination of Priests 2023

In May 2023, seven courageous men laid down their lives, becoming priests of Philadelphia. Watch and listen to their testimony of how God's grace helped them to Heed the Call.

Philly Adoration for Vocations

Adorers are invited to spend an hour or more before the Blessed Sacrament on Thursdays, in Sacred Heart Chapel at St. Charles Borromeo Seminary to pray for an increase in vocations.

Are you being called?

Do you have questions about the priesthood or just want to learn more about what being a priest is like?
Contact Our Vocation Director!
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