November 4, 2019

Archdiocese of Philadelphia Celebrates National Vocation Awareness Week

Promoting vocations to the priesthood, diaconate, and consecrated life  

The Archdiocese of Philadelphia will observe National Vocation Awareness Week, Sunday November 3rd to Saturday, November 9th. This annual week-long observance is designed to raise awareness and promote vocations to the priesthood, diaconate, and consecrated life.

To celebrate National Vocation Awareness Week, the Vocation Office to the Diocesan Priesthood will stream, Ordinary Men: Extraordinary Mission Parts I and II, on Monday, November 4th and Tuesday, November 5th at 7:30 p.m. via

Both Facebook live videos will include panel discussions with Archdiocesan priests. Each priest will share his vocation story and answer questions about his journey to the priesthood.  

National Vocations Awareness Week is an initiative of the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops.

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Editor’s Note: For more information on vocations to the diocesan priesthood or National Vocations Awareness Week activities, please contact the Vocations Office for the Diocesan Priesthood at 610-667-5778.

For information about vocations to the diaconate, please contact the Office of the Permanent Diaconate at 610-664-2213.

For more information on vocations to religious life, please contact the Office for Consecrated Life at 215-587-3795. 


Jhoselyn Martinez
Communications Specialist
215-587-3747 (office)