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Pope Francis arrives with some young people at a World Youth Day vigil in Poland in July 2016

Pope Francis arrives with some young people at a World Youth Day vigil in Poland in July 2016

Pope writes to young people ahead of Synod on Vocational Discernment

13/01/2017 11:06

Pope Francis has written a letter to young people as the Church prepares for a Synod of Bishops on the theme: “Young People, the Faith and Vocational Discernment”.

 

Pope Francis greets participants taking part in a conference on pastoral care for vocations

Pope Francis greets participants taking part in a conference on pastoral care for vocations.

Pope: 'Fostering vocations requires passion and gratitude'

05/01/2017 16:00

Pope Francis met on Thursday with participants in a Conference organized by the national Office for Pastoral Care for Vocations of the Italian Episcopal Conference.

13 newly-ordinated priests in St Peter's Basilica

The 13 newly-ordinated priests are lie on the floor as Pope Francis leads their ordination mass, on the occasion of the World Day of Prayer for Vocations, in the Saint Peter's Basilica, May 2014.

2017 message for World Day of Prayer for Vocations released

30/11/2016 11:07

 The 2017 message for the World Day of Prayer for Vocations was released Wednesday entitled, “Led by the Spirit for Mission”.

Pope Francis at his Wednesday general audience

Pope Francis greets the crowds at his Wednesday general audience in the Vatican

Church must be on the move, not hemmed in by fear of failure

21/10/2016 15:31

Pope Francis on Friday told participants at an international conference on vocations that faith cannot be reduced to a set of rules and regulations, but, instead, must be a way of life which inspires others to discover the joy of the Gospel message

Pope Francis during the Rite of Ordination at St Peter's Basilica.

Pope Francis during the Rite of Ordination at St Peter's Basilica. On Sunday, the World Day of Prayer for Vocations, the Holy Father ordained 11 men to the priesthood.

Pope ordains 11 on World Day of Prayer for Vocations

17/04/2016 12:26

Pope Francis celebrated the World Day of Prayer for Vocations by ordaining eleven men to the priesthood at St Peter’s Basilica on Sunday.

 

Priests for Scotland is the national vocations commission for the country

Priests for Scotland is launching a new national novena for vocations as the Church prepares for Good Shepherd Sunday.

Scotland Launches National Good Shepherd Vocations Novena

07/04/2016 12:36

The national vocations commission in Scotland has launched a new novena as the Church prepares for Good Shepherd Sunday.

Pope Francis received members of the Pontifical Community of the Lombard Seminary in Rome

At the Vatican on Monday, Pope Francis received members of the Pontifical Community of the Lombard Seminary in Rome.

Pope meets members of Lombard seminary

25/01/2016 18:48

At the Vatican on Monday, Pope Francis met with members of the Pontifical Community of the Lombard Seminary in Rome.