VISION AND MISSION
Pope Benedict XVI wrote in his message titled: “Proposing Vocations in the Local Church.”
Just as the Lord Jesus in the beginning of his public life called fishermen on the shore of the Sea of Galilee: “Follow me and I will make you fishers of men....” so now our Vocation Office is to make this challenging and uplifting invitation that Jesus addresses to those whom he says: “Follow me!”
It is essential that every local Church (Diocese) become more sensitive and attentive to the pastoral care of vocations, helping children and young people in particular at every level of family, parish and associations - as Jesus did with his disciples. How to address all the structures of the Diocese: parishes, catechists, organizations, etc.
For years, Spiritual Stewardship has been a solid teaching for our Catholic faithful — we can rely on it. Scriptural Stewardship reminds us of “First Fruits,” should be applied to every family for Vocations - priesthood and religious life. (Sir. 35:1-12).
of the stability of a local Church.” (Pope Benedict XVI, May 2011)