Vocation is God's holy invitation to pursue a religious life using the gifts He has given us. Learn more about the path to priesthood
Like bishops and priests, deacons are ordained ministers of the Catholic Church and share Christ’s mission and grace. Understanding the Diaconate
What we do
Every person has a unique calling from God, and the Vocations Office of the Diocese of Joliet works to help all people discern and flourish in their calling as a priest, religious, deacon or spouse. God speaks to all of us and has a specific purpose for each of our lives, and a vocation is his holy invitation to pursue a religious life using the gifts He has given us.