Vocational guidance and information is available for men who are discerning a call to the Diaconate or Priesthood. Please speak to a priest about this. The Diocese also has a Director of Vocations and an Office to assist in this, as well as help with vocations to the consecrated life of sister or brother. Cathedral Preparatory Seminary is a High School in Elmhurst that assists young men in discerning a vocation while offering a standard high school curriculum. Cathedral Residence in Douglaston and the John Paul II Residence in Brooklyn assist college-age and older men in preparing for the major seminary. Visit Brooklyn Priests for more information regarding Vocations in Brooklyn.
Picking A Path: An Illustrated Guide to Discernment"Discernment" is a word Christians often use instead of "making a decision" or "picking a choice," although it means more than that. Discerning something means taking the choice to prayer and...
Discernment 101It’s easy to talk about discernment – but what does it take to actually do it? Fr. Mike Schmitz talks about how discernment requires action, and how we can only discern one vocation at a time....