Vocation Awareness Week

Vocation Awareness Week Video - ft. Bishop Robert Barron
This Vocation Awareness Week (November 3-9, 2019) let us pray that you may discover your God given purpose, your Vocation. Let us pray that wherever you are being called, you may have the courage to heed the call.

Across the United States, Vocation Awareness Week 2019 will be celebrated from November 3rd-9th. This annual week-long celebration is designed to raise awareness of, and promote vocations to, the priesthood, diaconate, and consecrated life.

The Vocation Office has scheduled several Vocation Awareness Events during, and in the weeks surrounding, Vocation Awareness Week.  These events are detailed below and more details about these events can be found by clicking on the event name:

Ordinary Men:  Extraordinary Mission - November 4, 2019 - Part I with Fr. Bongard, Msgr. Britto, and Fr. Speziale

Ordinary Men:  Extraordinary Mission - November 5, 2019 - Part II with Msgr. Chieffo, Fr. DeGrassa, and Fr. Gardner

Vocation Awareness Day, November 7, 2019

Meet the Seminarian Webinars, November 18-21, 2019

In addition, provided below are links to various resources to promote, encourage, and pray for vocations!


Saint-Inspired Vocation Lessons

Vianney Vocations - Vocation Awareness Week Resources

Prayers for Vocations

Video - What is Discernment?

Video - What is a Vocation?

Meet our Seminarians - Video Vocation Stories of Philadelphia Seminarians

2019-2020 Vocation Office Playbook - Programs and Events

2019-2020 Vocation Office Playbook - Suggestions Key Leaders

Vocation Stories from the USCCB:  Fr. Andrew Dutko, Diocese of Paterson

Vocation stories from the USCCB:  Sr. Miriam James Heidland, SOLT

Download Common Myths that Parents about the Priesthood

If you have any questions regarding these events/resources, or vocations in general, please do not hesitate to contact Fr. DeLacy, Vocation Director, or Sue Matour, Associate Director, in the Vocation Office at 610-667-5778. 

Event Information

11/03/2019 12:00 am -
11/09/2019 12:00 am

Cost: Free

Location:  St Charles Borromeo Seminary, 100 East Wynnewood Road, Wynnewood, PA, USA

Contact Details:                                                Susan Matour                   smatour@archphila.org                                  610-667-6778

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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