Vocations to the Priesthood and the Religious Life
Are you thinking about where God is calling you in life? Some end-up wherever they land in life, others think, pray, and discern on this topic of vocation. Some are called to the married life, some to the single life, and some to a vocation to the religious life or ordained ministry.
If you would like assistance in discerning your vocation, or are curious about where God is calling you, please contact our Director of Vocations. Our director will assist you in ways that are beneficial to your needs. She also can help to connect you with people or groups that may of interest to you.
Do you know the difference between a sister and a nun? How about a brother, priest, or monk? What is a religious? Ask our Director of Vocations, or invite her to come and speak to your ministry group!
Please come and pray with us on the first Tuesday of each month. We will be dedicating one hour of Eucharistic Adoration, at 6:00 pm in the Rectory Chapel to an increase in vocations to the Religious life and the Priesthood. Thank you for your prayers.
Prayer for Vocations
Gracious and loving God, under the intercession of Our Lady of Guadalupe, raise up men and women of our diocese and around the world to respond to your call t serve in your Church. Our needs are great and our people thirst for your presence.
Open the hearts of many, raise up faithful servants of the Gospel, dedicated holy priests, sisters, and brothers who will offer themselves for your people and their needs.
Bless those who are now serving with courage and perseverance. Grant that many will be inspired by their example and faith to embrace their call to holiness and to their particular vocation in your Church.
We ask this through Christ our Lord. Amen.
Vocations Cross Program
You can sign-up for this prayer program at our front desk. Each week a different household of the parish takes a prayer booklet and Cross home for the purpose of leading the parish in praying for an increase in Church vocations, for more priests, deacons, sisters, monks, brothers, and nuns. The Cross and prayer booklets are presented at a weekend Mass, and you return it to the parish office the following weekend.
Fran Dompeling, Director of Vocations for St. Andrew Parish, 801-870-6288
Diocesan Vocation Director, Diocese of Salt Lake City, Utah
Priestly Vocation Discernment
Diaconate Vocation Discernment
2012 Seminarians for the Diocese of Salt Lake City, PDF