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Diocesan Vocations Office

1501 S. Federal Way, Ste. 400
Boise, ID 83705
(208)  342-1311

 


 

Father Gerald Funke

 Vocation Director

Seminarians

Fr. Caleb Vogel 

 Vocation Director

 Discernment & Recruitment

 

Fr. Gerald Funke

GFunke@RCDB.org  

 

1501 S. Federal Way, Ste. 400

Boise, ID 83705

(208) 466-7031

Fr. Caleb Vogel 

FatherVogel@gmail.com

 

628 South Deakin St.

Moscow, ID 83843

(208) 521-5695

 

 

 

 

 

 Why become a priest?

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Idaho Catholics are encouraged to participate in Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament in their parishes to pray for an increase of vocations in the diocese.

Prayers cards and other resources are available through the Vocation Office.

 

 

 Stations of the Cross

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Stations of the Cross
for Vocations

 


   

  

Prayers for Vocations

 

Dear Lord, we pray:

 

For Bishop Mike, our priests, and our deacons. 
Strengthen them in their ministry.  Fill them with joy in your service. 
Bless them with deep faith and firm hope as they love your people
and seek the salvation of souls.

 

For men and women in religious life.  
Strengthen them in their ministries, their sacrifices, and their prayers.  
Make them joyful and devoted witnesses of your love.

 

For the seminarians of our diocese. 
Assist them and guide them in their studies, prayer, and formation.

 

For all people.
Help us to respond generously to your call.
Grant that we will do whatever you ask of us.

 

Holy Mary, Mother of God   …………………       
Pray for us

 

Holy Mary, Mother of the Church  ………………… 

Pray for us

 

Holy Mary, Mother of Vocations  ………………… 
Pray for us

 

 

 

 

 

 

St. Therese of Liseux 

 

 

 

St. John Vianney

 

        

Dear Lord, I pray:

 

That holy marriages will reflect your love in the world.

 

That loving parents and families will nurture vocations.

 

That young people will have open minds and hearts to your call.

 

That people who are single will be committed to joyful service.

 

That priests, deacons, and religious will be devoted examples of loving ministry.

 

That I will love you with all my heart, mind, and soul.

 

Amen.

 


Daily Prayer Guide for Vocations

Daily Prayers for Vocations

Daily Vocation Prayers

for Families with Children


  

Seminary Websites

We currently have or have had seminarians in these seminaries in recent years.

  Mount Angel Seminary – Oregon

 

Sacred Heart Seminary - Wisconsin

Bishop White Seminary – Washington

 

The Pontifical North American College - Rome

St. Patrick’s Seminary – California

St. Meinrad Seminary – Indiana

Seminario Nacional Cristo Sacerdote - Colombia

 

University of Saint Mary of the Lake, Mundelein Seminary - Illinois

 

2013/14 Vocations poster

2013/14 Vocations poster

Click to see larger version

 

 

Get to know our seminarians

 

Websites to Help in Discerning your Vocation

For Your Vocation 

 

Vocation Boom

 

Catholic Religious Vocation Network

 

Test Your Calling

 

Catholic Teens Thinking About Priesthood

 

 

 Vocation Websites 

United States Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) Vocations

 

National Conference of Diocesan Vocation Directors (NCDVD)

 

Vocations Videos

Fishers of Men Vocations Video

 

Fishers of Men Video

 

Part 1    Part 2

Women of Mystery,

Women of Hope

 

 

The Catholic Priest Today Video

 

The Catholic Priest Today video