Becoming a priest or a man or woman religious is not primarily our own decision…. Rather it is the response to a call and to a call of love.
— Pope Francis, Address to Seminarians and Novices, July 6, 2013
Click on these URL’s for a wide range of information on vocations:
- Diocese of Joliet Vocations
- United States Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) Vocations
- FAQs – Priesthood, Ordination, Seminary
- FOCUS – (Fellowship of Catholic University Students): Answering the Church’s call for a new evangelization. FOCUS is a national outreach that meets college students where they are and invites them into a growing relationship with Jesus Christ and then Catholic faith. A number of FOCUS missionaries discover that God has called them to the priesthood or religious life.