Good Shepherd Sunday & Vocations Novena

World Day of Prayer for Vocations

Good Shepherd Sunday, is the day the entire Catholic Church prays for vocations to the Priesthood and Religious Life. Please pray that the “Lord of the harvest will send labourers into his harvest” (Mt 9:38; Lk 10:2). Please pray that young men and women hear and respond generously to the Lord’s call for there lives. You might life to join in the Diocesan nine-day novena for vocations starting today. Copies are at the back of the church or you can download by clicking the button below. For more information contact the Vocations Coordinator Matt O’Connell on 366-9869 or

Novena for Vocations to the Priesthood

Praying for Vocations and Priests on Thursday's

In the past the diocesan family used to pray for priests and vocations on Thursdays. We will begin again this coming Thursday and every Thursday. You might like to come to Mass on Thursdays if possible, but all are invited to pray for this intention using a prayer for vocations written by Pope Francis. Prayer cards are available at the back of the church or download by clicking the button below For more information contact Matt O’Connell.

Prayer Card

FB Vocations Sunday

Thinking about a Vocation to the Priesthood or Religious Life?

The Good Shepherd knows his sheep and lays down his life for them. On this Vocations Sunday are you being called to Shepherd others as a Priest or Religious? Hearing that divine call”, Pope Francis writes, is the “surest way for us to fulfil our deepest desire for happiness”. Contact the Vocations Director, Fr Tien Cao on or the Vocations Coordinator, Matt O’Connell on 366-9869 or if you want to talk more information or to talk about a possible vocation.