Posts Tagged ‘Vocations Sunday’

Getting real: Vocations Sunday by the numbers

Thursday, May 5th, 2022
Vocations Sunday

The call for vocations to the priesthood on Vocations Sunday is one we have heard for many years as the worsening picture of recruitment reveals itself. The numbers show the extent of the crisis we are facing. When I entered the seminary 40 years ago, I was one of 19 aspirants. Two of us were Read more

Vocations Sunday – as we ask synodal questions

Monday, May 2nd, 2022
vocations sunday

Sunday – 8 May – is the Fourth Sunday of Easter, and we treat it as Vocations Sunday. Traditionally (i.e. for the last 50 years) we have presented it as a time to talk about the need for more young (and not so young) men to think of going into a seminary and preparing for Read more