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The Office of Vocations recruits and assesses candidates for priesthood in this archdiocese and acts as a resource for people discerning their vocations to priesthood or consecrated life, as well as for families and parishes supporting the culture of religious vocations. Its website,, provides information on discernment, vocation events, testimonies of seminarians and other people from this archdiocese in formation, and links to many vocation-related sites.


Rev. David Blume, Director

Patty McQuillan, Office Coordinator


For information on Diaconate vocations, please visit the Diaconate page.



WebButton_YCL_Vocations_2014_FThe Year of Consecrated Life

In 2013, Pope Francis declared that a Year of Consecrated Life (YCL) be celebrated throughout the world. YCL will begin on the First Sunday of Advent, November 30, 2014. It will close on the World Day of Consecrated Life, February 2, 2016.

Details on resources and events for the Year of Consecrated Life can be found on the 2015 YCL page.

For all upcoming Office of Vocations events, visit

Find out more about new, events and resources for the 2015 Year of Consecrated Life.