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Important Vocation Dates to Note

National Vocation Awareness Week
    November 3, 2019 - November 9, 2019

World Day for Consecrated Life

    February 2, 2019

World Day of Prayer for Vocations
    May 12, 2019




Survey of Youth and Young Adults on Vocations

New study shows over 500,000 of our youth and young adults have seriously considered a vocation.

— View the Full Report
— Catholic News Service's Review
— View Interview about Report

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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

Catechetical Series on Vocations

The USCCB is pleased to highlight various ways that vocations to the priesthood and consecrated life can be promoted by featuring resources that are currently used by archdioceses and dioceses throughout the United States, or available through various organizations. Visit our page for prayers and readings that the USCCB offers to assist you in the discernment process.

NCDVD Annual Convention 2018 Presentation

NCDVD New Directors Workshop 2017

SERRA Rally 2019 Presentation

Newest Vocation Promotion feature:
Hispanic Vocations

Archive of Catechetical Posts on Vocations

Additional Resources



En Español: Oración por Vocaciones


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