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Answering God's Call

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How does God want you to use your gifts?

Discernment is the process by which you discover His will and plan for you. If you are discerning your vocation within the church, and are wondering if you are called to the priesthood, read on. There are many resources here that can help.

Am I called?

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Ordinations 2017

April 28, 2017

Check out the schedule for ordinations to the diaconate and priesthood in the Archdiocese of Seattle for 2017!

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Ordinations 2017

Check out the 2017 ordination schedule!

"Becoming a priest or a man or woman religious is not primarily our own decision.... 

Rather it is the response to a call and to a call of love."

— Pope Francis —

Seminarians in the Archdiocese of Seattle have begun their journey toward the priesthood. Meet some of our current seminarians and learn more about seminary life.

Meet Our Seminarians

A member of a religious order belongs to a community bound together by a common charism and the vows of poverty, chastity and obedience.

Meet Our Priests

Each religious community is a special blessing in our church, with its particular mission and spirituality. Religious communities share much in common with each other, and yet, each one has its own unique spirit or 'charism.' 

Meet Our Religious Sisters

Connect with us

Follow @seattlevocations on Instagram
Listen to Father Bryan’s recent podcast

Self-Assessment Survey

What Is God's Will for Me?

Finding the right vocation to serve God within the Church can sometimes be a challenging question. We have created an online vocations assessment to help you.

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Begin finding your path:


Do you desire to serve God and the Church with your entire life?

Yes No

"I will give you shepherds
after my own heart."

– Jeremiah 3:15