Vocations Themed Intercessions and Newsletter Inserts for Parishes

    Easter Sunday to Corpus Christi

    Prayer of the Faithful

    Second Sunday of Easter  – Divine Mercy Sunday

    For the holiness of all those sent in Jesus’ name as priests, deacons and consecrated religious to proclaim the victory over the world through faith in Him.
    We pray to the Lord.

    Third Sunday of Easter

    For an increased awareness among our young people of the closeness of the Lord in their vocation discernment and their responsibility to recognize and follow Him.
    We pray to the Lord.

    Fourth Sunday of Easter (World Day of Prayer for Vocations)

    On this World Day of Prayer for Vocations we pray for all those called to lay down their lives as priests, deacons, and in the consecrated life, that they will be faithful witnesses to the Good Shepherd in our midst.
    We pray to the Lord.

    Fifth Sunday of Easter

    That Catholic mothers will abide in the Lord as branches on His vine, cultivating in their children the desire to love Him in truth and action, especially should He honor them with vocations to the priesthood or consecrated life.
    We pray to the Lord.

    Sixth Sunday of Easter

    For all those chosen by the Lord to go and bear fruit as priests, deacons and in the consecrated life, that they will respond to His love with conviction in their vocations.
    We pray to the Lord.

    Seventh Sunday of Easter

    For all men and women now discerning their vocation in Christ, that they will have confidence in Him, who calls them each as members of His body.
    We pray to the Lord.

    Pentecost Sunday

    That through union with the Blessed Virgin Mary, in whose company the Apostles received the Holy Spirit, men and women will receive the grace to respond to Christ’s call to follow Him as priests, deacons and in the consecrated life.
    We pray to the Lord.

    The Most Holy Trinity

    That the mystery of the love of the Blessed Trinity, manifest in the gift of Jesus Christ, will strengthen many men and women to respond to that love as priests, deacons and in the consecrated life.
    We pray to the Lord.

    The Most Holy Body and Blood of Christ

    For a growing trust in the presence of the Lord in His call among men and women being chosen to serve Him and His Church as priests, deacons and in the consecrated life.
    We pray to the Lord

     

    NEWSLETTER / SOCIAL MEDIA INSERTS

    Second Sunday of Easter — April 11, 2021 – Divine Mercy Sunday

    “Peace be with you. As the Father has sent me, so am I sending you.” Is Jesus trying to send you to proclaim his truth and peace as a priest, sister or brother? Speak to your local priest or Diocesan Vocations Director, or email the National Vocations Office: email:  info@vocations.ie

    Third Sunday of Easter — April 18, 2021

    “We can be sure we know God only by keeping his commandments” Jesus makes Himself known to you through the vocation He chose for you. Do you hear a call to the priesthood or consecrated  life? Speak to your local priest or Diocesan Vocations Director, or email the National Vocations Office: email:  info@vocations.ie

    Fourth Sunday of Easter – April 25, 2021
    World Day of Prayer for Vocations

    On this Good Shepherd Sunday we celebrate the World Day of Prayer for Vocations. Pray for vocations to  the priesthood and consecrated life, especially for our diocese. If you are considering such a vocation, speak to your local priest or Diocesan Vocations Director, or email the National Vocations Office: email:  info@vocations.ie

    Fifth Sunday of Easter — May 2, 2021

    “It is to the glory of my Father that you should bear much fruit and then you will be my disciples.” Are you being called to love the Lord and His people as a priest, sister or brother? Love demands truth and action. Speak to your local priest or Diocesan Vocations Director, or email the National Vocations Office: email:  info@vocations.ie

    Sixth Sunday of Easter — May 9, 2021

    “God’s love for us was revealed when God sent into the world his only Son, so that we could have life through him.” Are you open to the call to be sent into the world as a priest or consecrated religious, that others might live in Christ? If you think God may be offering you this grace, speak to your local priest or Diocesan Vocations Director, or email the National Vocations Office: email:  info@vocations.ie

    Seventh Sunday of Easter — May 16, 2021 – Ascension of the Lord

    “Go out to the whole world; proclaim the Good News to all creation.”  May Christ be asking you to  discern a vocation to proclaim the Gospel as a priest or consecrated  religious, speak to your local priest or Diocesan Vocations Director, or email the National Vocations Office: email:  info@vocations.ie

    Pentecost Sunday — May 23, 2021

    “As the Father sent me, so am I sending you.” Will you let the Holy Spirit lead you to your true vocation in the Risen Lord…perhaps as a priest or consecrated religious? Speak to your local priest or Diocesan Vocations Director, or email the National Vocations Office: email:  info@vocations.ie

    The Most Holy Trinity — May 30, 2021

    “Go, therefore, make disciples of all the nations; baptise them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit, and teach them to observe all the commands I gave you” How are you being called to glorify the Lord in response to His love? Could God be inviting you to the priesthood or consecrated life? Speak to your local priest or Diocesan Vocations Director, or email the National Vocations Office: email:  info@vocations.ie

    The Most Holy Body and Blood of Christ — June 6, 2021 

    “This is my blood, the blood of the covenant, which is to be poured out for many.” Are you being chosen by Christ to pour out your life’s work for souls with Him as a priest or in the consecrated life? Speak to your local priest or Diocesan Vocations Director, or email the National Vocations Office: email:  info@vocations.ie