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Interested in finding out more about diocesan priesthood?  This channel gathers together a range of vocations stories and reflections.  Visit our website to get contact details for the vocations director in each diocese. www.vocations.ie

The Call to Priesthood – Shane Costello

Shane Costello, who was ordained a deacon for Tuam Archdiocese on Ascension Sunday, talked to us back in 2015 about his vocation journey.

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Can you drink this Cup? – the call to priesthood

Learn the story of Fr Donal O’Sullivan who was mortally wounded on the first day of the Battle of the Somme while administering the Last Rites on the battlefield.

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The Priesthood

A wonderful Vocations video for Diocesan Priesthood. For further information contact your Diocesan Vocations Director or visit Vocations.ie

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Aidan McCann on answering the call to Priesthood

Aidan shares his vocation story. He will be ordained for service in the Archdiocese of Armagh on 5th July 2015

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Fr Conor McCarthy on answering the call to Priesthood

Fr Conor McCarthy was ordained in Belfast on 28 June 2015 for the service in the Diocese of Down & Connor. Ad multos annos!

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Fr Robert McGivney on answering the call to Priesthood

Fr Robert was ordained in Navan on 28 June 2015 for service in the Diocese of Meath. Ad multos annos!

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Ordination preparations in Navan Parish

As Navan Parish prepares for the ordination of Rev Robert McGivney, we hear how Navan Parish supports the journey towards priesthood.

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The Call to Priesthood – Tony Lappin

Tony Lappin from Scotland reflects on his vocation journey and life now as a seminarian in the Beda College in Rome which caters for older candidates from across the English speaking world.

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Called and Chosen – Ep 2 The Need for Priests

The second episode of this five part series on hearing and answering the call to Diocesan Priesthood features a panel discussion on the need for priests.

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Called and Chosen – Episode 1

The introductory episode to a new 5 part series on hearing and answering the call to Diocesan Priesthood. Other episodes to follow ….

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Interview with Rector of the Beda College, Rome

Monsignor Roderick Strange discusses how the Beda College in Rome helps older men from the English-speaking world prepare for priesthood.

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World Day of Prayer for Vocations 2014

Bishop Donal McKeown, Bishop of Derry reflects on Pope Francis’ message for Vocations Sunday 2014 on the theme ‘Vocations, Witness to the Truth’.

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Vocation an adventure of life – Limerick Diocese

Vocations Sunday is a chance to recognise that everyone has a calling in life. Bishop Leahy and others reflect on the message of Vocations Sunday (11 May 2014).

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Vocations Pastoral letter from Bishop Denis Nulty

Bishop Denis Nulty (K&L Diocese) has issued his first pastoral letter to the people of the Diocese of Kildare and Leighlin on the theme of vocations.

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Vocation Voices – Fr Iggy McCormack (Killaloe Diocese)

Fr Iggy McCormack shares his own vocation story and explains why he would recommend the life of a priest.

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Vocation Voices – Fr Rory Brady (Raphoe Diocese)

Father Rory Brady from the Diocese of Raphoe shares his own vocation story and journey to priesthood and explains why he would recommend the life of a priest.

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Vocation Voices – Fr Willie Purcell (Ossory Diocese)

Fr Willie Purcell, National Coordinator for Diocesan Vocations in Ireland, shares his own vocation story and explains why he would recommend the life of a priest.

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Vocation Voices – Monsignor Jim Cassin

Monsignor Jim Cassin, who serves on the Bishops’ Conference Council for Education, shares his own vocation story and explains why he would recommend the life of a priest.

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Vocation Voices – Bishop Donal McKeown

Bishop Mc Keown, Chair of the Council for Vocations of the Irish Episcopal Conference, shares his own vocation story and explains why he would recommend the life of a priest.

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