June 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

June 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.

The Most Holy Trinity — May 26, 2024

“Go, therefore, and make disciples of all nations.” How can you evangelize others and share in God’s glory? Maybe 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.

 

The Most Holy Body and Blood of Christ — June 2, 2024 – Sacred Heart of Jesus/World Priest Day aka World Day of Prayer for the Sanctification of Priests – June 7th

“Christ came as high priest.” Jesus the Eternal Word continues to call many to lives of holiness as priests.  Could you be one of them? Talk to your priest or reach out to Fr. Chad Johnson at (330) 744-8451 or cjohnson@youngstowndiocese.org.

 

Tenth Sunday in Ordinary Time — June 9, 2024

“Here are my mother and my brothers.” Embrace being a part of Christ’s family and consider serving His people 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.

 

Eleventh Sunday in Ordinary Time — June 16, 2024

“When the crop permits, the harvest has come.” Are you being called by the Lord of the Harvest to proclaim His kingdom 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.

 

Twelfth Sunday in Ordinary Time – June 23, 2024

“He indeed died for all, so that those who live might no longer live for themselves but for Him who for their sake died and was raised.” Is Christ calling you to die to self and live for Him 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.

 

Nativity of St. John the Baptist — June 24, 2024

“The Lord called me from birth.” Listen with an open heart, and pray for the vocation that the Lord is calling you to.  Could it be as a priest, sister, or brother? Talk to your priest or reach out to Fr. Chad Johnson at (330) 744-8451 or cjohnson@youngstowndiocese.org.

 

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.

 

Vocation General Intercessions

June 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. 

The Most Holy Trinity – May 26, 2024 

That the mystery of the love of the Blessed Trinity will strengthen many men and women to respond to that love as priests and religious brothers and sisters, we pray to the Lord. 

 

The Most Holy Body and Blood of Christ – June 2, 2024 – World Priest Day – June 7th

That all Catholics will adore the great gift of the Holy Eucharist given to them by Jesus Christ through the hands of His priests and that those chosen as priests will inspire many more to follow Him, we pray to the Lord.

 

Tenth Sunday in Ordinary Time — June 9, 2024

For more families to pray for their children’s vocations and nurture environments that lead to fruitful discernment, we pray to the Lord.

 

Eleventh Sunday in Ordinary Time — June 16, 2024

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

 

Twelfth Sunday in Ordinary Time – June 23, 2024

That we continue to have priests and consecrated religious to teach us that the Lord made the ultimate sacrifice for us, we pray to the Lord.

 

Nativity of Saint John the Baptist—June 24, 2024

That, in the spirit of John the Baptist, we may have priests and consecrated religious to lead us to the Lord, we pray to the Lord.

 

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.

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