Vocation Themed Intercessions for June & July

    June 12th: The Most Holy Trinity
    That those chosen to share the mercy of God as priests, deacons, sisters and brothers
    will be faithful to the Spirit of Truth who has called them and guides them…

    June 19th: The Most Holy Body and Blood of Christ
    That in celebrating the Eucharist, the Body and Blood of Christ will strengthen
    those being called to the priesthood, diaconate or consecrated life
    to persevere in their vocations and respond with confidence and joy…

    June 26th: Thirteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time
    In the Gospel today, Jesus invited some to follow him, but they hesitated.
    We pray that those who are discerning a call to follow as a priest, deacon or in consecrated life, do not hesitate, but have the courage to accept the invitation from the Lord.

    July 3rd – Fourteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time
    In our Gospel today, Jesus calls us to pray for “labourers for the Harvest”.
    We pray for an increase in our dedication to keep the Lord’s command to pray for vocations to the priesthood, diaconate and the consecrated life.

    July 10th – Fifteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time
    That all those now discerning their vocation will be attentive in prayer
    and active in their response to Jesus the Eternal Word who calls them, we pray to the Lord.

    July 17th  Sixteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time
    Jesus tells Martha that Mary has chosen the better part.  We pray for those discerning a vocation to be priests, deacons and men and women in the consecrated life, that they will listen to the Lord in the silence of prayer.

    July 24th – Seventeenth Sunday in Ordinary Time
    That in our prayer we will be mindful of the Lord’s goodness
    and ask that the Holy Spirit be given to all those discerning their vocation in Christ.

    July 31st – Eighteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time
    In our responsorial Psalm we pray “O that today you would listen to His voice! Harden not your hearts. We pray for those who the Lord calls to serve as a priest, deacon or in consecrated life, that they will have the grace to listen to God’s voice.