National Vocation Awareness Week

November 5-11, 2023

“During this week, the Church gives thanks to God for the faithful example of husbands and wives, and joyful witness of ordained ministers and consecrated persons.”

– United States Conference of Catholic Bishops

US Catholics urged to pray for, encourage vocations on Nov. 5-11

This year National Vocation Awareness Week is Nov. 5-11, and Catholic organizations, dioceses, schools and local parish communities are sponsoring events and providing different resources to raise awareness for vocations, and help those who are discerning a vocation, particularly one to ordained ministry or consecrated life.

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Vocation Poster Contest

The Office for Vocations invites your parish, and/or school, and Parish Catechetical Leaders to participate in an Archdiocesan-wide Vocation Poster Contest. This contest will be part of the annual National Vocation Awareness Week celebrated from November 5th to 11th, 2023. This week has been designated as an opportunity to pray, honor, celebrate, foster, and encourage a Culture of Vocations.

Find more information, rules and how to participate here.