Melchizedek Project + Vocations Office Events

Melchizedek Project

The Melchizedek project is a spiritual discernment group that helps high school and college-aged men consider a vocation to the Priesthood. It is based on the book To Save A Thousand Souls by Fr. Brett Brannen. All participants will receive the book free. Please join us in one of the ongoing discernment groups:

First Thursdays 

📍St. Brendan Church, Hilliard, Ohio

  • For men aged 16 through mid-twenties to explore the priesthood.
  • 6:30-7:30pm Dinner and Discussion
  • Led by Fr. Frank Brown and Fr. William Hahn
  • RSVP to whahn@columbuscatholic.org

 

📍St. Bernadette, Lancaster, Ohio

  • For high school and college-aged men to discern the priesthood.
  • Begins with 6pm Mass at St. Bernadette, Lancaster
  • Continues with dinner and discussion until 8pm
  • Led by Fr. Ty Tomson. RSVP to fathertomson@me.com

First Wednesdays

📍St. Joseph Cathedral

  • For for college age men and older to discern the priesthood.
  • Noon-1:00pm Lunch and Discussion
  • Led by Fr. William Hahn
  • RSVP to whahn@columbuscatholic.org

 

Third Thursdays

📍St. Catharine, Bexley 

  • For high school men to explore the priesthood 
  • 6pm Dinner and Discussion
  • 7pm Holy Hour
  • Led by Fr. William Hahn and Fr. Dan Dury
  • RSVP to whahn@columbuscatholic.org

For more information on these events, please contact Fr. William Hahn at whahn@columbuscatholic.org and 614-221-5565.


Live Ins

The Josephinum’s Live-In Offers Young Men An Opportunity To:

  • Live seminary life firsthand
  • Attend classes with seminarians
  • Experience deep and reverent prayer
  • Participate in community recreation
  • Learn how to find their vocation

Men discerning a vocation often find encouragement and motivation by visiting a seminary campus. Twice during the academic year, the Josephinum hosts a Live-In weekend for high school juniors and seniors and college students who are interested in learning more about the seminary.

Live-In participants will experience seminary prayer life, classes, communal worship, and interaction with current seminarians, faculty and staff. Live-In weekends include introductory presentations on discernment, student life, and the college seminary formation program. Live-Ins area offered twice during the academic year for high school juniors and seniors and college students who are interested in learning more about the seminary.

Fall Live-In: The 2020 Fall Live-In has been cancelled. Check back later for more updates.

For more information visit: https://www.pcj.edu/visit