Vocation Sites

“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

Click on these URL’s for a wide range of information on vocations.

Diocese of Joliet VOCATIONS


FAQs – Priesthood, Ordination, Seminary (USCCB)

 FOCUS (Fellowship of Catholic University Students) Answering the Church’s call for a new evangelization. FOCUS is a national outreach that meets college students where they are and invites them into a growing relationship with Jesus Christ and then Catholic faith.  A number of FOCUS missionaries discover that God has called them to the priesthood or religious life.