A daily prayer intention is one way we can show our love and appreciation.

We hold in prayer our priests who are on diocesan retreat May 19-24, 2019.

We hold in prayer and offer gratitude to our priests celebrating anniversaries of ordination.
Several are celebrating milestones this spring, and we are invited!

Fr. Everett MacDow, 50 years
Celebration May 31, 2 pm
St. Theresa Parish, Sydney

Fr. Barrett Clare-Johnson, 25 years
Celebration May 27
Our Lady of Lourdes Parish, Stellarton
Mass for Vocations at 6:30 pm, followed by reception in the Sr Catherine Steele Centre

Fr. Daniel J. Boudreau, 25 years
Celebration June 2
Immaculate Conception Parish, Bridgeport
Mass at 2:00 pm, followed by reception in the parish hall



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Our Vocations Awareness and Appreciation Committee invites us to pray for a priest or deacon each day.

The committee circulates a calendar each month with a list of clergy for whom we can pray.
Suggested prayers are included on the calendar.
We may also offer up:

  • Mass
  • Fasting
  • Eucharistic Exposition
  • Rosary
  • Holy Hour
  • Other Devotions

Click for the monthly calendar: May 2019

Questions about Vocations?

The ABCS of Fostering Vocations is among several good web resources for parents to introduce and discuss vocations with their children.

For example:

A: Answer your children's questions honestly
B: Bring your family to an ordination mass
C: Cultivate an arttitude of service

Connect to the complete list here. 


Related links:

Seven Ways Families Can Foster Vocations, from Vianney Vocations.com
Ideas for Fostering Vocations, from The Practicing Catholic.com