Vocations Prayer

O loving and gracious God, Father of all, 
you bless your people in every time and season 
and provide for their needs through your providential care. 
Your Church is continually in need of priests, 
sisters and brothers to offer themselves in the service 
of the gospel by lives of dedicated love.

Open the hearts of your sons and daughters 
to listen to your call in their lives. 
Give them the gift of understanding to discern 
your invitation to serve you and your Church. 
Give them the gift of courage to follow your call.

May they have the spirit of young Samuel 
who found fulfilment in his life when he said to you, 
"Speak Lord, for your servant is listening." 
We ask this through Jesus Christ, 
our Lord and Redeemer. Amen. 

 

 

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