Vocation Quotes

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Pope Francis Chrism Mass Homily 2014

On this Holy Thursday, I ask the Lord Jesus to enable many young people to discover that burning zeal which joy kindles in our hearts as soon as we have the stroke of boldness needed to respond willingly to his call. – Pope Francis, Chrism Mass homily 2014. Click here to read the full text […]

On Vocation – inspirational quotes about vocation for Vocations Sunday 2014

“Each of you has a personal vocation which He has given you for your own joy and sanctity. When a person is conquered by the fire of His gaze, no sacrifice seems too great to follow Him and give Him the best of ourselves. This is what the saints have always done, spreading the light […]

Saint John Marie Vianney

The Priesthood is the love of the heart of Jesus. When you see a priest, think of our Lord Jesus Christ.

Archbishop Diarmuid Martin

Dear friends called today to the office of deacon: when you receive the book of the Gospels, the sacred rite reminds you of the nature of your ministry as a Deacon:  “Believe what you read, teach what you believe and practice what you teach”.  This is in the first place a mandate to live a […]

Acts of the Apostles 1:8

“But you will receive power when the Holy Spirit has come upon you, and you will be my witnesses in Jerusalem and in all Judea and Samaria, and to the end of the earth.” Acts 1:8

Pope Francis

“In him (St Joseph), dear friends, we learn how to respond to God’s call, readily and willingly, but we also see the core of the Christian vocation, which is Christ!” “We must not be afraid of goodness or even tenderness!” “Today too, amid so much darkness, we need to see the light of hope and […]

Fr Denis Nulty, Bishop-elect of Kildare and Leighlin Diocese

“I come to listen to the conversation of faith in the Diocese. I come to care for priests, to encourage seminarians and to support the faith growth of the young, who may feel at times isolated or on the fringe. For many priests these are difficult days as they see their number grow perhaps older […]

Jeremiah 7:23

“Be attentive to my voice. Then I will be your God, and you will be my people.” Jeremiah 7:23

Pope John Paul II

“I am often asked, especially by young people, why I became a priest. Maybe some of you would like to ask the same question. Let me try briefly to reply. I must begin by saying that it is impossible to explain entirely. For it remains a mystery, even to myself. How does one explain the […]