Called by Mary
To live, to pray, and to serve
the Church and the world
In the community
which bears her name
THE MARISTS U.S. PROVINCE
Enter #107 at VocationMatch.com
South Sproul Road, Springfield, PA 19064; (610) 328-3406;
e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org; website: http://www.
See ad on page 74. Code #118.
For more information, contact:
THE VOCATION DIRECTOR
MARIST FATHERS AND BROTHERS
2335 WARRING ST., BERKELEY, CA 94704
TOLL FREE: 866-298-3715, OR 510-486-1232
Servants of Mary, Friars (O. S.M.) Founded in 1233, we bring
the compassionate presence of Christ to the world through lives
lived in community, serving the needs of others in a variety of
ministries, while looking to Mary as the example of life and service. The Servite Friars, together with Servite religious sisters,
cloistered nuns, and Servite lay family, form an international
community of over 15,000 members. For more information
on the Servite Friars please contact the Vocation Director Bro.
Arnaldo Sánchez, O.S.M., 3121 W. Jackson Blvd., Chicago, IL
60612-2729; (773) 533-0361 ext. 221; e-mail: ArnaldoSanemail@example.com; website: http://www.servite.org.
See ad on page 74. Code #159.
Servants of the Paraclete (s.P.) We are a religious congregation of priests and brothers who dedicate our lives to Christ
by assisting fellow priests and brothers who are in need of
psychological, spiritual, and vocational support. Founded
in 1947 by Fr. Gerald Fitzgerald, s.P. our Congregation has
helped more than 4,000 clergy through residential programs
based on Eucharistic adoration, psychological and spiritual
counseling, fraternal life in common, and fidelity to the Church.
Currently this ministry is being carried out in the USA and the
Philippines. If you are interested in finding out more about
the Servants of the Paraclete, please contact: USA: Rev. Philip
Taylor, s.P., (636) 274-5226, ext. 303; e-mail: philiptsp2003@
yahoo.com; S.E. Asia: Rev. Benedict Livingstone, s.P., e-mail:
firstname.lastname@example.org; website: http://www.theservants.org.
You will receive a warm welcome. Servants of the Paraclete,
6476 Eime Road, Dittmer, MO 63023. See our web ad at www.
See ad on page 70. Code #300.
Society of African Missions (S. M.A.) We are an international
community of 1,200 missionaries: priests, brothers, and laity.
Our ministry is among the different peoples of Africa and
those of African descent. At this time there is not a program for
brothers in the United States. We come from Africa, Argentina,
Europe, India, the Philippines, and North America. With over
150 years of missionary service, we strive to witness by word
and life to the gospel of Jesus Christ in its totality through a
variety of ministries. These include parish, health care, education, street children, people with handicaps, refugee relief,
and village development ministries. S. M. A. Vocation Director:
Deacon Keith McKnight, S.M.A., 23 Bliss Avenue, Tenafly, NJ
07670; toll free, (888) 250-4333 or (201) 567-0277; e-mail:
email@example.com; website: http://www.smafathers.
org. See our web ad at www.VocationGuide.org.
See ad on page 44. Code #136.
Society of Mary (S. M.) (See Marist Fathers and Brothers)
Society of St. Paul The Society of St. Paul is an international
congregation of priests and brothers founded by Blessed James Al-berione for the sole purpose of bringing Christ to the world today
through the means of communication. The priests and brothers
share a common life style and profess the vows of poverty, chastity,
obedience and fidelity to the Pope. Fortified by an intense spiritual
life consisting of daily meditation, mass, recitation of the liturgy of
the hours and one hour adoration before the Blessed Sacrament as
well as personal prayer so that by living Christ in their lives they
may give Christ to others through their apostolate. Paulines in
imitation of St. Paul, who preached and wrote about Jesus Christ,
are on fire to spread the good news of Jesus Christ in the most
rapid and far reaching ways. Through books, magazines, tapes,
videos, CD’s, radio, television and the Internet, Christ is preached
to millions of people around the world. For information write or
call: Society of St. Paul, Vocation Office, 2187 Victory Blvd., Staten
Island, N Y 10314; (718) 982-5709; e-mail: Vocation@stpauls.us;
firstname.lastname@example.org; website: http://www.trinitarians.org. See
our web ad at www.VocationGuide.org.
See ad on page 39. Code #122.
U.S. Army Chaplain Corps FOR GOD AND COUNTRY.
Fulfill the call of your faith—and strengthen the most courageous and committed men and women of our nation as a U.S.
Army Chaplain. Share their lives and guide their hearts as a
minister of presence, immersed in the heart and soul of the
Soldier, sharing their lives and guiding their hearts as the moral
compass of the command. You’ll care for their families as well,
as a pillar of support when and where it is needed most; guiding
weddings, funerals, marriage counseling, and baptisms. This
unique opportunity offers you a depth of personal involvement and fulfillment few endeavors can. For more information about answering the call as an Army Chaplain, contact
1-888-238-8287 or visit us on the web at http://info.goarmy.
Somascan Fathers and Brothers (C.R.S.) The Somascan
Fathers and Brothers minister at the following facilities: Pine
Haven Boys Center, a residential treatment center for disadvantaged boys ages 7-15 in Allenstown, NH; Assumption Catholic
Church and Christ the King Catholic Church in Houston, TX.
Both parishes have a strong presence of immigrants from Latin
America. Also in Houston, Somascan Hall, the House of Formation next to the Christ the King Church. All vocation inquiries
should be addressed to Fr. Italo Dell’Oro, CRS, Vocation Director: (713) 880-8243; e-mail: email@example.com. For more
information please visit: http://www.somascans.org.
See ad on page 15. Code #120.
See ad on page 127. Code #246.
Viatorians (Clerics of St. Viator) Viatorians are religious
priests, brothers, and lay associates sent by the Catholic
Church to teach the faith and proclaim Jesus Christ as Gospel.
In parishes, schools, and a variety of ministries, Viatorians
work with Christian communities to live, deepen, and celebrate faith. A priest of the Archdiocese of Lyons, France, Father
Louis Querbes founded the Viatorians in 1831 as an association of lay and religious school teachers to catechize and serve
as animators of the liturgy in rural French parishes. As patron
saint of the congregation, Father Querbes chose Saint Viator, a
young fourth century catechist-lector of the cathedral church
of Lyons. Today approximately 600 religious and nearly 300 lay
men and women serve the church in 16 countries. Viatorians
of the Province of Chicago minister primarily in Illinois and
Nevada in the United States, in Colombia, South America and
in Belize, Central America. Contact Daniel J. Lydon, 1212 East
Euclid Avenue, Arlington Heights, IL 60004; e-mail: dlydon@
viatorians.com; website: http://www.viatorians.com.
See ad on page 122. Code #094.
Spiritans (C.S.Sp.) [Congregation of the Holy Spirit] For
over three centuries Spiritans have crisscrossed the globe—
living particularly among people who are suffering, being a
pastoral presence and advocate for justice, and teaching the
message of the Gospel. In parishes, schools, and missions we
go where there is a need, bearing God’s Spirit of joy and hope.
Today Spiritan Priests and Brothers are over 3,000 strong, an
international congregation on an adventure of the Spirit. We are
committed to the poor, dedicated to justice, and open to all cultures, and grounded in community and prayer. Vocation Office,
Bro. Michael E. Suazo, C.S. Sp., Congregation of the Holy Spirit,
USA, West, 1700 W. Alabama St., Houston, TX 77098-2808;
(713) 522-2882 or (832) 656-4669; e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
or email@example.com; website: www.spiritans.org.
See ad on page 81. Code #164.
Trappist Cistercian Monks (O.C.S.O.) The monastery is
located in the wooded hills and hollows of southwest Missouri.
This location is ideal for prayer but makes it difficult for us to
earn our living, so we have a fruitcake industry. Our call is to
leave all and follow Christ on a desert journey in a community
of brothers. Our guide is the Benedictine monastic way in the
contemplative tradition of St. Bernard of Clairvaux and Thomas
Merton. Our task is to glorify God and to build up the body of
Christ by a life of intercessory prayer and sacrifice. We have room
for brothers and priests, and are flexible regarding age and education. Br. Francis Flaherty, O. C. S.O., Assumption Abbey, RR5, Box
1056, Ava, MO 65608; (417) 683-5110; e-mail: avavocations@
hughes.net; website: http://www.assumptionabbey.org.
See ad on page 138. Code #121.
Vincentian Priests and Brothers [Congregation of the Mission (V. C.)] Confronted by the sickness of France in the 1600’s
and their spiritual weariness caused by an uneducated clergy in
that same period, St. Vincent de Paul committed his life to championing the needs of the poor. Almost 400 years after founding
the Vincentians in 1625, his community of priests and brothers
continue to spread God’s message of hope to the poor, and to
train priests and laity in service to the poor in 53 international
provinces on five continents. If you have a desire to be a missionary at home and/or abroad, we urge you to experience the
Vincentian challenge! Contact us: 1-800-DePaul-1; website:
http://www.vincentian.org. Why not you? Why not now?
See ad on page 112. Code #178.
Xaverian Brothers (C.F.X.) [Congregation of the Brothers of
St. Francis Xavier] The Xaverian Brothers are vowed laymen
dedicated to following Jesus through lives of prayer, community,
and service. Inspired by the vision of Theodore James Ryken,
our Founder, and by the zeal of Francis Xavier, we strive to
live lives rooted in the Good News of God’s saving love for all
people. Blending a life of contemplation and action, we are attentive to the call of God’s Spirit to be BROTHERS to the poor
and marginalized people in North and South America, Europe,
and Africa. Volunteers also share in the life and works of the
Brothers in these regions. Vocation/Volunteer Minister: Br. Jim
Connolly, C.F.X., 4409 Frederick Ave., Baltimore, MD 21229;
e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org; website: http://www.
See ad on page 135. Code #198.
Trinitarians (O.SS. T.) Founded in 1198 through the vision
of St. John DeMatha, the Trinitarian priests and brothers bring
the redemptive love of Jesus to those they serve. The earliest
Trinitarians, through every possible means available, sought
freedom for those held captive for their faith. Through their
work for the poor, those who suffer religious persecution, and
in parishes, schools, missions, prisons, and hospitals, they
strive for the freedom of all people. Trinitarians live in small,
intimate communities and enjoy common prayer. Their purpose
in loving is freedom and dignity. They number 75 members in
the United States and more than 700 worldwide. Candidates,
ages 18-40, with a minimum of a high school diploma, are
considered. Vocation Director, P.O. Box 5719, Baltimore, MD
21282-0719; (800) 525-3554 or (410) 484-2250; e-mail: voca-
Xaverian Missionaries (S. X.) Serving in 18 countries around
the world, the Xaverian Missionaries are an international,
multicultural community of over 1,000 priests, brothers, and
sisters. In the spirit of our founder Blessed Guido M. Conforti
we commit ourselves to live and witness to the Good News of
Jesus—the greatest gift we can share with the world—in poverty,
chastity, and obedience. We fulfill this mission in and through
community. Moved by our passion for Christ and for humanity
our mission is directed to non-Christians and among them we
choose to work with the poor. It is our desire that our lives and
our ministries may always reflect the love of Christ. Through
empowerment of local communities, education, inter-religious
dialogue, health care, social development, justice and peace, we
facilitate the transformation of our world into the “ONE FAMILY” our Founder dreamed. Contact: Fr. Joe Matteucig, sx, 101
Summer Street, Holliston, MA 01746; (508) 429-2144; e-mail:
email@example.com; website: http://www.xaviermissionaries.
org. See our web ad at www.VocationGuide.org.