For Vocations to the Priesthood and Religious Life


#1

At the sight of the crowds, his heart was moved with pity for them because they were troubled and abandoned, like sheep without a shepherd. Then he said to his disciples, “The harvest is abundant but the laborers are few; so ask the master of the harvest to send out laborers for his harvest.” Matthew 9:36-38

O God, Who wish all men to be saved and to come to the knowledge of
Your truth: send, we beg You, laborers into Your harvest, and grant them grace to speak
Your word with all boldness; so that Your word may spread and be glorified, and all
nations may know You, the only God, and Him Whom You have sent, Jesus Christ
Your Son, Our Lord, Who lives and reigns world without end.
Amen.

O Holy Spirit, Spirit of wisdom and divine love, impart Your knowledge, understanding,
and counsel to youth that they may know the vocation wherein they can best serve God.
Give them courage and strength to follow God’s holy will. Guide their uncertain steps,
strengthen their resolutions, shield their chastity, fashion their minds, conquer their
hearts, and lead them to the vineyards where they will labor in God’s holy service.
Amen.


#2

O God, Who wish all men to be saved and to come to the knowledge of
Your truth: send, we beg You, laborers into Your harvest, and grant them grace to speak
Your word with all boldness; so that Your word may spread and be glorified, and all
nations may know You, the only God, and Him Whom You have sent, Jesus Christ
Your Son, Our Lord, Who lives and reigns world without end.
Amen.

O Holy Spirit, Spirit of wisdom and divine love, impart Your knowledge, understanding,
and counsel to youth that they may know the vocation wherein they can best serve God.
Give them courage and strength to follow God’s holy will. Guide their uncertain steps,
strengthen their resolutions, shield their chastity, fashion their minds, conquer their
hearts, and lead them to the vineyards where they will labor in God’s holy service.
Amen.

amen


#3

St John Vianney, whose name is being invoked every day all over the world for the Year of the Priest, please pray to God for us to send many more labourers for the harvest. We pray this in Christ’s name. Amen.


#4

Amen.

O Mary, Queen of the Clergy, pray for us; obtain for us many and holy priests.


#5

Amen


#6

O God, Who wish all men to be saved and to come to the knowledge of
Your truth: send, we beg You, laborers into Your harvest, and grant them grace to speak
Your word with all boldness; so that Your word may spread and be glorified, and all
nations may know You, the only God, and Him Whom You have sent, Jesus Christ
Your Son, Our Lord, Who lives and reigns world without end.
Amen.

O Holy Spirit, Spirit of wisdom and divine love, impart Your knowledge, understanding,
and counsel to youth that they may know the vocation wherein they can best serve God.
Give them courage and strength to follow God’s holy will. Guide their uncertain steps,
strengthen their resolutions, shield their chastity, fashion their minds, conquer their
hearts, and lead them to the vineyards where they will labor in God’s holy service.
Amen.


#7

Amen!


#8

O God, Who wish all men to be saved and to come to the knowledge of
Your truth: send, we beg You, laborers into Your harvest, and grant them grace to speak
Your word with all boldness; so that Your word may spread and be glorified, and all
nations may know You, the only God, and Him Whom You have sent, Jesus Christ
Your Son, Our Lord, Who lives and reigns world without end.
Amen.

O Holy Spirit, Spirit of wisdom and divine love, impart Your knowledge, understanding,
and counsel to youth that they may know the vocation wherein they can best serve God.
Give them courage and strength to follow God’s holy will. Guide their uncertain steps,
strengthen their resolutions, shield their chastity, fashion their minds, conquer their
hearts, and lead them to the vineyards where they will labor in God’s holy service.
Amen.


#9

O God, Who wish all men to be saved and to come to the knowledge of
Your truth: send, we beg You, laborers into Your harvest, and grant them grace to speak
Your word with all boldness; so that Your word may spread and be glorified, and all
nations may know You, the only God, and Him Whom You have sent, Jesus Christ
Your Son, Our Lord, Who lives and reigns world without end.
Amen.

O Holy Spirit, Spirit of wisdom and divine love, impart Your knowledge, understanding,
and counsel to youth that they may know the vocation wherein they can best serve God.
Give them courage and strength to follow God’s holy will. Guide their uncertain steps,
strengthen their resolutions, shield their chastity, fashion their minds, conquer their
hearts, and lead them to the vineyards where they will labor in God’s holy service.
Amen.


#10

O God, Who wish all men to be saved and to come to the knowledge of
Your truth: send, we beg You, laborers into Your harvest, and grant them grace to speak
Your word with all boldness; so that Your word may spread and be glorified, and all
nations may know You, the only God, and Him Whom You have sent, Jesus Christ
Your Son, Our Lord, Who lives and reigns world without end.
Amen.

O Holy Spirit, Spirit of wisdom and divine love, impart Your knowledge, understanding,
and counsel to youth that they may know the vocation wherein they can best serve God.
Give them courage and strength to follow God’s holy will. Guide their uncertain steps,
strengthen their resolutions, shield their chastity, fashion their minds, conquer their
hearts, and lead them to the vineyards where they will labor in God’s holy service.
Amen.


#11

I pray daily for more vocations.


#12

O God, Who wish all men to be saved and to come to the knowledge of
Your truth: send, we beg You, laborers into Your harvest, and grant them grace to speak
Your word with all boldness; so that Your word may spread and be glorified, and all
nations may know You, the only God, and Him Whom You have sent, Jesus Christ
Your Son, Our Lord, Who lives and reigns world without end.
Amen.

O Holy Spirit, Spirit of wisdom and divine love, impart Your knowledge, understanding,
and counsel to youth that they may know the vocation wherein they can best serve God.
Give them courage and strength to follow God’s holy will. Guide their uncertain steps,
strengthen their resolutions, shield their chastity, fashion their minds, conquer their
hearts, and lead them to the vineyards where they will labor in God’s holy service.
Amen.


#13

Lord, You told us that “The harvest indeed is great but the laborers are few. Pray, therefore, the Lord of the harvest to send laborers into His fields.” We ask You to strengthen us as we follow the vocation to which You have called us. We pray particularly for those called to serve as priests, sisters, brothers and deacons:

Those whom You have called,
Those You are calling now,
Those You will call in the future.

May they be open and responsive to the call of serving Your people. We ask this through Christ, our Lord. Amen.

O Mary, Queen of the Clergy, pray for us; obtain for us many and holy priests.


#14

Amen


#15

O God, Who wish all men to be saved and to come to the knowledge of
Your truth: send, we beg You, laborers into Your harvest, and grant them grace to speak
Your word with all boldness; so that Your word may spread and be glorified, and all
nations may know You, the only God, and Him Whom You have sent, Jesus Christ
Your Son, Our Lord, Who lives and reigns world without end.
Amen.

O Holy Spirit, Spirit of wisdom and divine love, impart Your knowledge, understanding,
and counsel to youth that they may know the vocation wherein they can best serve God.
Give them courage and strength to follow God’s holy will. Guide their uncertain steps,
strengthen their resolutions, shield their chastity, fashion their minds, conquer their
hearts, and lead them to the vineyards where they will labor in God’s holy service.
Amen.


#16

Lord, You told us that “The harvest indeed is great but the laborers are few. Pray, therefore, the Lord of the harvest to send laborers into His fields.” We ask You to strengthen us as we follow the vocation to which You have called us. We pray particularly for those called to serve as priests, sisters, brothers and deacons:

Those whom You have called,
Those You are calling now,
Those You will call in the future.

May they be open and responsive to the call of serving Your people. We ask this through Christ, our Lord. Amen.

O Mary, Queen of the Clergy, pray for us; obtain for us many and holy priests.


#17

Amen


#18

amen! I join my prayers with yours.


#19

O God, Who wish all men to be saved and to come to the knowledge of
Your truth: send, we beg You, laborers into Your harvest, and grant them grace to speak
Your word with all boldness; so that Your word may spread and be glorified, and all
nations may know You, the only God, and Him Whom You have sent, Jesus Christ
Your Son, Our Lord, Who lives and reigns world without end.
Amen.

O Holy Spirit, Spirit of wisdom and divine love, impart Your knowledge, understanding,
and counsel to youth that they may know the vocation wherein they can best serve God.
Give them courage and strength to follow God’s holy will. Guide their uncertain steps,
strengthen their resolutions, shield their chastity, fashion their minds, conquer their
hearts, and lead them to the vineyards where they will labor in God’s holy service.
Amen.

O Mary, Queen of the Clergy, pray for us; obtain for us many and holy priests.


#20

Lord, You told us that “The harvest indeed is great but the laborers are few. Pray, therefore, the Lord of the harvest to send laborers into His fields.” We ask You to strengthen us as we follow the vocation to which You have called us. We pray particularly for those called to serve as priests, sisters, brothers and deacons:

Those whom You have called,
Those You are calling now,
Those You will call in the future.

May they be open and responsive to the call of serving Your people. We ask this through Christ, our Lord. Amen.

O Mary, Queen of the Clergy, pray for us; obtain for us many and holy priests.


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