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Vocations Sunday

Bishop Duffy welcomes Clogher’s vocations as a sign of hope

Two men are beginning their studies for the priesthood this autumn and a third is embarking on the permanent diaconate.

2019.10.09.

Archbishop calls for help in vocations project

"I am very keen to encourage and nurture vocations to the priesthood from among our own young people, many of whom have strong faith and great gifts to offer our Church. How might this be done?” asks Archbishop Eamon Martin.

2019.05.12.

Bishop Denis Nulty consults on vocations crisis

“At present, there are 90 priests ministering in our diocese; 27 of them are over 75. This stark figure reminds us that a radical reappraisal of what a parish community should be, how it should be organised, co-ordinated, funded and ministered, is necessary.”

2017.05.10.

Make the 13th a date to pray for vocations

“Vocations are born in prayer and only in prayer can they persevere and bear fruit” – Pope Francis.

2017.05.07.

Priest ordained for Carmelites in Ireland

Archbishop acknowledges frustration over constant condemnation which has given rise to “justified resentment” among priests, religious and committed Catholics at being “unfairly” attacked.

2017.05.03.

Pope ordains 11 to the priesthood on Vocations Sunday

‘God has committed some work to me which he has not committed to another. No one is unimportant to God.'

2016.04.18.

Parishes given seeds to plant new vocations

Up to 600 parish representatives join Bishop Buckley and members of Cork & Ross' religious orders to mark the Year for Consecrated Life.

2015.04.30.

Pray & Ask: new KandLe vocations campaign

"We haven't been 'praying and inviting' for twenty years, and look where it has got us!" states Vocations Director.

2015.04.24.

Women entering UK convents hits 25 year high

From a low point of 7 in 2004, the numbers have steadily increased to a high point of 45 in 2014.

2015.04.23.

Bishop Nulty challenges parishes on vocations

"Potential vocations are all around us."

2014.05.11.

Rise in vocations in England and Wales

Nearly 100 men and women entered seminaries and religious houses in 2013.

2014.05.10.
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