July 2024 Vocation Intercessions and Bulletin Blurbs (Bulletin Materials)

Vocations for the Catholic Diocese of Youngstown

Please use these bulletin blurbs and general intercessions at Mass to help promote vocations to the priesthood and religious life in your parish community and school:

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Vocation Bulletin Inserts

 July 2024/Cycle B

 

The following parish bulletin blurbs are provided for your use to support the development of vocations to the priesthood and consecrated life in our diocese. They are keyed to the liturgical calendar for placement in your weekly bulletin. Your support is most appreciated.

 

Thirteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time – June 30, 2024

“She fell down before Jesus and told him the whole truth.” Let us lay down our lives before Jesus and share the whole truth with him. He may be calling you to follow Him as a priest, sister, or brother. Listen. Talk to your priest or reach out to Fr. Chad Johnson at (330) 744-8451 or cjohnson@youngstowndiocese.org.

 

Fourteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time — July 7, 2024

“My grace is sufficient for you.” Consider a calling to the priesthood or consecrated life. God’s grace is all you need. Talk to your priest or reach out to Fr. Chad Johnson at (330) 744-8451 or cjohnson@youngstowndiocese.org.

 

Fifteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time — July 14, 2024

“He began to send them out two by two.” Just as Jesus was sending out His disciples in pairs, perhaps you too are being called to discipleship for this shared mission as a priest or religious brother or sister. Talk to your priest or reach out to Fr. Chad Johnson at (330) 744-8451 or cjohnson@youngstowndiocese.org.

 

Sixteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time  — July 21, 2024

“They were like sheep without a shepherd.” Do these words of Christ challenge you to give your all for Him and lead the flock as a priest? Talk to your priest or reach out to Fr. Chad Johnson at (330) 744-8451 or cjohnson@youngstowndiocese.org.

 

 

Seventeenth Sunday in Ordinary Time  — July 28, 2024

“I implore you to walk in a manner worthy of the calling with which you have been called.” Are you being called to help feed the people of God as a priest or religious brother or sister? Talk to your priest or reach out to Fr. Chad Johnson at (330) 744-8451 or cjohnson@youngstowndiocese.org.

 

Eighteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time  — August 4, 2024

“The bread of God is that which comes down from heaven.” Reflect upon the sacred nature of the divine bread and contemplate if He is calling you to the priesthood or consecrated life. Talk to your priest or reach out to Fr. Chad Johnson at (330) 744-8451 or cjohnson@youngstowndiocese.org.

Vocation General Intercessions

July 2024/Cycle B

 

The following intercessions are provided for your use to support the development of vocations to the priesthood and consecrated life in our diocese. They are keyed to the liturgical calendar. Please consider including them in the Prayers of the Faithful at Holy Mass. 

 

Thirteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time – June 30, 2024

That the call to serve Christ and His Church in the priesthood and consecrated life will fall on the rich soil of hearts prepared by prayer, hard work, and generous service to others, we pray to the Lord.

 

Fourteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time – July 7, 2024

That all men and women will answer the Lord with humble obedience when they are called to serve Him and His people as priests and religious brothers and sisters, we pray to the Lord.

 

Fifteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time — July 14, 2024

For all those called to priesthood and consecrated life that they will trust in Him and His choice of them, we pray to the Lord.

 

Sixteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time — July 21, 2024

That with dedicated spirits, we ask the Lord to provide an abundance of vocations to the priesthood and consecrated life to help lead His flock, we pray to the Lord.

 

Seventeenth Sunday in Ordinary Time — July 28, 2024

For a greater appreciation of the richness of every vocation to love Christ and that more men and women will respond to His invitation to follow Him as priests and consecrated religious, we pray to the Lord.

 

Eighteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time – August 4, 2024

That men and women share this heavenly bread and discern how God is calling them to serve others, we pray to the Lord.

Learn more about the Office of Vocations.

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