National Vocations Awareness Week

National Vocations Awareness Week

National Vocations Awareness Week (NVAW) is celebrated the first full week of November, although it was originally designated in 1976 by the US Conference of Catholic Bishops to be celebrated on the 28th Sunday of the year. An annual week-long celebration of the...
The Four Vocations and States of Life

The Four Vocations and States of Life

As Catholics, God has a plan for each of us in our lives. We all have a state of life that we are called to live – a vocation that is the specific purpose for our lives. A personal call from God, a vocation is offered freely and must be accepted freely. It is a...
The 2019 Fall Live-In

The 2019 Fall Live-In

Attend the 2019 Fall Live-In Men discerning a vocation often find encouragement and motivation by visiting a seminary campus. Twice during the academic year, the Pontifical College Josephinum hosts a Live-In weekend for high school juniors and seniors and college...
Steps To Becoming a Priest

Steps To Becoming a Priest

What Are The Steps To Becoming a Priest The process of becoming a Catholic priest varies for everyone, and depends on a number of factors. Most men, however, can expect to spend at least four years, and more likely six to eight years in formation before being ordained...