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Chaplaincy Vocations

Br Des, 80, embraces new ministry focus

In his 60th year as a Marist Brother, Des Howard is proof that it’s never too late to find new ways to live out your vocation. Source: The Southern Cross.


Serra Foundation fosters vocations through prayer, funding

A foundation that has supported priestly and religious vocations for more than 40 years is inviting Catholics to offer prayers and financial support to men and women making lifelong commitments to the Church. Source: Melbourne Catholic.


There is no vocation without mission: Pope

In his message for the World Day of Prayer for Vocations 2023 this Sunday, Pope Francis said God’s call to a particular vocation also includes the mission to offer one’s life for others. Source: CNA.


‘Nun Run’ the next step for women considering religious life

More than 20 young women considering religious life took part in the annual “Nun Run” last weekend, gaining a rare insight into the life and formation of communities in Sydney. Source: The Catholic Weekly.


Sydney seminary has its biggest intake as 17 answer the call

Sydney’s Seminary of the Good Shepherd in Homebush has this year had the biggest intake of seminarians in its history, with 17 men answering the call to the Church and its ministry. Source: The Catholic Weekly.

Religious Orders Vocations

Sisters of St Joseph honoured for decades of dedication

More than 30 Josephite Sisters celebrated almost 2000 combined years of religious life at their diamond jubilee this month. Source: The Catholic Leader.

Appointment Vocations

New seminary vice-rector ‘humbled’ by appointment

Broken Bay Diocese’s vocations director has been appointed vice-rector and director of pastoral formation at the Seminary of the Good Shepherd, Homebush.