VOCATION EVENTS

VOCATION
EVENTS

Join other men in discernment at one of our vocation events.

Quo Vadis Come and See Retreat

Saint John Paul II Seminary 145 Taylor Street NE, DC, WA, United States

Are you a Junior or Senior (ages 15 to 18) in high school in the Archdiocese of Washington who would like to learn more about the priesthood and seminary life? If so, please consider registering for our annual Quo Vadis Come and See Retreat, Friday, November 3, to Sunday, November 5, 2023. The Retreat is […]

Men’s Discernment Mass with Cardinal Gregory and Dinner

Saint John Paul II National Shrine 3900 Harewood Road, NE, Washington, DC, United States

Are you interested in learning more about the priesthood? Join Cardinal Gregory, priests, and seminarians for a Men's Discernment Mass and Dinner on Sunday, November 19, 2023, at the Saint John Paul II National Shrine. Mass begins at 4:30 p.m., followed by dinner.  The Shrine is located at 3900 Harewood Road, NE, Washington, DC. On-site […]

2023 Quo Vadis Event at St. Joseph

Piscataway Park 3400 Bryan Point Road, Accokeek, MD, United States

High-school age young men are invited to a Quo Vadis Event on Sunday, December 10, at St. Joseph's in Largo, Maryland. The event will take place from 3:30 to 6:30 p.m. and will include Eucharistic Adoration, a reflection on the virtue of justice, plus sports and pizza. Registration is required.

2024 Lenten Vocations Tree Project

With the permission of their pastors, Parish Vocation Representatives of the Archdiocese of Washington are invited to participate in the 2024 Lenten Vocations Tree Project. Please use this form to order your supply of seminarian cards. So that you will receive your cards prior to Ash Wednesday, please complete this form no later than Thursday, […]

2024 Men’s Discernment Retreat

Saint John Paul II National Shrine 3900 Harewood Road, NE, Washington, DC, United States +1 more

Men between the ages of 18 to 40s are invited to join us for a Men's Discernment Retreat, February 9 to 11, 2024. The weekend includes prayer, talks, Mass, and time for quiet reflection. You will have an opportunity to discuss the priesthood with seminarians, priests, and other men who are considering a priestly vocation. […]

2024 Quo Vadis Shadow Day

Saint John Paul II Seminary 145 Taylor Street NE, DC, WA, United States

Young men in the Archdiocese of Washington, who are Juniors or Seniors only, are invited to Quo Vadis Shadow Day on Tuesday, March 19, 2024. Shadow Day will be held at the Saint John Paul II Seminary in Washington, D.C. There is no cost, but registration is required.  

2024 Vocations Mass for Students in 6th Grade

Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception 400 Michigan Ave NE, Washington, DC, United States

Sixth-grade students are encouraged to attend the Vocations Mass for Students in 6th Grade on Thursday, March 21, 2024. Mass begins at 10:30 a.m. Seminarians, priests, and religious sisters and brothers will be present after Mass to meet, speak with, and answer students' questions. For more information, please contact the Office of Priest Vocations at […]

2024 Run for Vocations

Saint John Paul II Seminary 145 Taylor Street NE, DC, WA, United States

Please register now for the Run for Vocations—Brookland! Come pray for vocations to the priesthood and consecrated life, grow in faith, and have a fun afternoon! This is a 5K run around Brookland (a shorter walking route is also available). The race begins and ends at Saint John Paul II Seminary, 145 Taylor Street, NE, […]

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2024 Holy Hour for Vocations

Please see the attached form for parishes who are having a Holy Hour for the intentions of the ordinandi and an increase in vocations to the priesthood and consecrated life.

April 2024 Quo Vadis Excursion

Little Bennett Regional Park 23701 Frederick Road, Clarksburg, MD, United States

High-school age young men are invited to a Quo Vadis Excursion on Sunday, April 21, 2024, in Montgomery County. Please see the day’s schedule below. Optional bus transportation will be available with a pick-up location at the Chick-fil-A in Largo. Registration for the Excursion and for the bus is required.   11:00 a.m. Mass at […]

2024 Men’s Discernment Mass and Brunch

Saint John Paul II Seminary 145 Taylor Street NE, DC, WA, United States

Young men (college age and up) are invited to a Men's Discernment Mass and Brunch on Sunday, May 19, 2024, 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m., at Saint John Paul II Seminary. The day will include Mass, brunch, and an opportunity to discuss the priesthood with priests and seminarians. There is no charge, but you must […]

2024 Ordination to the Priesthood, The Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Washington

Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception 400 Michigan Ave NE, Washington, DC, United States

Please join us on Saturday, June 15, 2024, for the Mass of Ordination to the Priesthood of Jesus Christ, 10:00 a.m., at the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception, Washington, D.C. This year 16 men will be ordained.   DOWNLOAD EVENT FLYER  

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