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Prayer for Vocations by Bishop Arthur Serratelli

Diocese of Paterson New Jersey Prayer for Vocations Father, in the fullness of time, you sent your Son, born of the Virgin Mary to be our Savior. He preached the good news of our salvation, healed …More
Diocese of Paterson New Jersey
Prayer for Vocations
Father, in the fullness of time, you sent your Son,
born of the Virgin Mary to be our Savior.
He preached the good news of our salvation,
healed the sick and cast out evil.
Now as crucified and risen Lord,
he pours out on us the Holy Spirit of adoption, making us your sons and daughters. Through the Church, he calls us to accept the gospel and to share in your own divine life. Jesus is the Way, the Truth and the Life for all people. In your mercy, you do not abandon us. In every age, you raise up men and women to offer their lives for the sake of the gospel and the work of the Church. We beg you, therefore, grant to this local Church of Paterson an increase of vocations to the priesthood and religious life. Give us courageous and faithful men to serve as worthy priests and deacons. Bless us with generous and zealous men and women willing to seek holiness in consecrated life. May we rejoice in an abundance of vocations from our fami…
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