Vocations


First Step - Web Thanks

If you are here, because you attended the Diocesan Youth Pilgrimage… See some ways how you can better come to know God’s plan for you below.





OFFICE OF PRIESTLY & RELIGIOUS VOCATIONS

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 _________ Take courage; Get up, Jesus is calling you! – Mark 10:49 _________


Deacon Rich Jasper - Web Ordination Photo

With praise and thanksgiving to Almighty God, you are invited to the Ordination of

 REV. MR. RICHARD JASPER

 to the Holy Priesthood of Jesus Christ

 by the MOST REV. W. FRANCIS MALOOLY, D.D.,

 on Saturday, May 20th at 11:00AM

in the Cathedral of Saint Peter500 West Street, Wilmington, DE


QUO VADIS 2017

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Our Quo Vadis program for young men of high school and college age will be from Thursday, July 27 to Saturday, July 29 at the Malvern Retreat Center in Malvern, PA.

This event offers a time of prayer, fraternity, and recreation focused on the life and ministry of the priest. It is an opportunity to learn more about the priesthood and to understand better God’s calling in your life with other young men who have that same interest or inspiration.

For more information about the event and what to bring click here.

Please register here to attend Quo Vadis by July 9th.

If you are under the age of 18, your parent/guardian must complete and return the FORM B permission form for you to attend Quo Vadis. Please click here for this form and turn it in when you arrive at the start of the program.


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Jesus turned and saw them following him and said to them, “What are you looking for?” They said to him, “Rabbi… where are you staying?” He said to them,

Come and Seek

Come and Seek (CAS) is a monthly gathering for men interested in learning more about the vocation to the Diocesan Priesthood. If you think you might be called to the Priesthood, you’re invited to socialize, talk, and hang out with priests and men like yourself who think the Lord might be calling them to be a Priest.

Learn more about it in our feature in The Dialog

For upcoming CAS dates, click hereAll meetings begin at 6:30 pm, unless otherwise noted and food is provided. There are two locations one in the North of our Diocese and another in the South:

Northern CAS – Saint Mary of the Assumption Church, 7200 Lancaster Pike, Hockessin DE. For more info, contact Fr. Chris Coffiey at 302-239-7100, ext. 24 or [email protected].

Southern CAS – Parish Office Complex at St. Francis de Sales Church, 514 Camden Ave, Salisbury, MD. For more info, contact Fr. Glenn Evers at 410-822-2344 or [email protected].


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______ I will give you shepherds after my own heart. – Jeremiah 3:15 ______

vocations

Are you being called to the priesthood or religious life?

Find out more about the priesthood: diocesanpriest.com

Find out more about the religious life: religiouslife.com

Let us help you to discover God’s plan for your life.

E-mail: [email protected]  or  Call us: (302) 573-3113  today!


VOCATIONS OFFICE STAFF

Very Rev. Norm Carroll, Director of Seminarians and the Office of Priestly and Religious Vocations

Rev. Charles Dillingham, Associate Director for College and Post-College Vocations

Rev. Glenn Evers, Associate Director for High School Vocations

Rev. Jay McKee, Associate Director for Grade School Programming and General Vocations Awareness

Mrs. Mary Ann Peirson, Administrative Assistant


CONTACT INFORMATION

Email: [email protected]     Phone: (302) 573-3113

Mailing address:  Office of Priestly & Religious Vocations, P.O. Box 2030, Wilmington, DE 19899-2030

Office Address:  1626 N. Union St., Wilmington, DE