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Parish Vocations Ministry



You are invited to support our Vocations Office mission of cultivating a vocations culture throughout our diocese by creating a Vocations Ministry in your own parish.

Below are resources that will help you. Contact Fr. Steven Borello with questions at vocations@dioceseofjoliet.org, 815-221-6171.



PVC Meeting "Cultivating the Call" - Held October 14, 2017
See the PowerPoint Presentation (PDF)

PVC Planning Worksheet (PDF)

Sample Meeting Agenda (PDF)

Sample Parish Vocations Calendar of Events (PDF)

Peggy Olofson's Start-Up Notes


Vocations Prayer Calendar
Pray for our Priests, Consecrated Religious, and Seminarians

 National Vocation Awareness Week - Nov. 3-9, 2019

Links to materials at Vianney Vocations: 
World Day of Prayer for Vocations
Prayer Cards

National Vocation Awareness Week

Links to materials at Vocation Ministry (Hundredfold):
World Day of Prayer for Vocations

 Adoration for Vocations
Vocation Prayers

St. Walter PVC Prayers

Adopt A Seminarian
Sierra Club Seminarian Cards
Order Form (PDF)



Vocations Events Brochure (reduced size PDF) - Call us for printed brochures.


Register for Events
List of Events with Online Registration/Forms Links



Called By Name Conference
Catholic Schools (PDF)
Religious Education (PDF)
2019 Registration

Seminary Visits
St. John Vianney
Pontifical College Josephinum
Mundelein Seminary

Social Media
Facebook @burke.masters
Twitter @FrBurkeMasters
YouTube Vocations at Diocese of Joliet

Seminarian Poster 2018-19 (reduced size PDF) - Call us for printed posters

Religious Life Poster (reduced size PDF) - Call us for printed posters

2018-2019 Seminarian Poster     

Promote Seminarian Stories - Bulletin & Website
Seminarian Biographies & Photos


Religious Life
Sister Peggy's Notes

"Women in Spirit: Catholic Sisters in America" Trailer

Books - from Vianney Vocations


Free book from Bishop Robert Barron "How to Discern God's Will for Your Life (eBook)"

DVDs - from Vianney Vocations




"I think you'd make a great priest!"
Fr. Burke Cards- available at DOJ office


YOLO - Be Holy Brochure

Google Calendar
Put your parish youth/young adult events on this calendar which
would be a good opportunity for clergy/religious to attend.

Invite Parishioners to Join Vocations Ministry


Jewelry Donations ( PDF  ) - www.inmemoryofmejoliet.com  

If you have a car to donate for use by seminarians or the Diocese, please contact the Vocations Office.



Join PVC Facebook Group



Serra Club USA
Serra Club DuPage
Vocation Ministry (Rhonda Gruenwald "Hundredfold:)
Vianney Vocations