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Vocations Retreat at St Patrick's College Maynooth

Vocations Retreat: A Look into the Life of Priesthood
St Patrick's College, Maynooth; 
18-19 May 2019

For further information, email: info@vocations.ie

 

A PRAYER FOR VOCATIONS

Loving Father, you gave us your Son as the good shepherd who spent his life for the glory of your name and in the service of his people. Sent into the world by you to carry out your mission, he called and sent his apostles to continue that mission as shepherds of your people.

In our need we ask you to bless us with good shepherds who will guide us in the way of the Gospel and bring us your healing presence. 

May many from this diocese hear your call and respond with generosity so that we may always have shepherds to remind us of your care, your compassion and your life-giving presence.

We ask this through your Son, the model for all shepherds, Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.

Fr Ian O'Neill, Diocesan Vocations Director, Parish House, Claregalway, Co. Galway.

 

O Holy Spirit, eternal spring of joy and peace, it is you who opens the heart and mind to the divine call. Open the hearts and minds of young men and women, so that a new flowering of holy vocations may show forth the fidelity of Your love, and all may know Christ, the true Light come into the world to offer every human being the sure hope of eternal life.

Amen.