Vocations to the Priesthood
Are You Being Called?
Vocations to the priesthood are beautiful gifts to the Church. Take time to explore some of the resources we have provided here. These websites contain many amazing tools and resources to help discern your vocation, learn more about priestly vocations, and/or take the next step to becoming a Catholic priest.
Have you taken the time to discern your vocation? God could be calling YOU to the priesthood—to give your life to serve Christ’s Bride and Body, the holy Catholic Church.
For Your Vocation: USCCB website dedicated to providing resources for men and women in discernment, to promoting a vocation culture within the home, and to making tools available for educators, youth leaders and vocation directors.
Vocation Boom: Tons of resources for discerning the priesthood, history of the priesthood, testimonies, etc.
Catholic Religious Vocation Network (Vision): Great “Vocation Match” Quiz to help discern your vocation, Vision Magazine, Listings of religious communities and diocesan websites
Diocese Vocation Website Directory (from Vision): Links to diocesan vocation websites by region
Contact Info for Diocesan Vocation Directors (from the NCDVD)
Institute on Religious Life: Discernment retreats (including virtual/online vocation retreats), free vocations audio, VocationSearch (find info on hundreds of religious/consecrated communities)
Discernment for Teens and Young Adults (from Life Teen): Info on vocations to the priesthood, religious life, single and married vocations, as well as videos and free ministry resources
Catholic Priest.com (Diocese of Providence): Discernment, media resources, and parent resources
Read our blog for great testimonials, words of wisdom, and "Fatherly" advice.