tery and Franciscan Retreat Facility, both within a few
miles. Presently, two of our eight hermit dwellings are
vacant. We each have a private oratory space with the
Blessed Sacrament reserved. We also have a common
chapel in which we gather for daily Mass. There is a
morning work period. Our guidelines are approved
by our local bishop. Our ideal hermit candidate (male
or female) would possess a deep faith/ eschatological
vision and appreciate the primacy of prayer in a Simple, Christian Life. Significant experience in religious
life is necessary, with rare exceptions. Contact info:
Nazareth Hermitage, Attn: Sr. Margaret Bourgeois,
Route 5 Box 1122, Ava, Mo. 65608; 417-683-2401;
e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org; website:
Norbertine Fathers and Brothers (O. Praem.)
[Canons Regular of Premontre]—Daylesford
Abbey Daylesford Abbey is a small Norbertine
Community of thirty members. We follow the
Rule of St. Augustine in trying to be “One mind
and one heart” on the way to God. Our Mission is
to enrich the Church by our Norbertine commu-nio (community) nourished by contemplation on
God’s word, made visible in worship and service
within the local church. Our Abbey is a Liturgical
and Spiritual Center nestled in a wooded area in
Paoli, PA. Our Community gathers with the laity
four times a day to celebrate the Eucharist and
the Liturgy of the Hours. Our service include
Sacramental Ministry in local parishes, Spiritual
Direction, Chaplaincies, Outreach to the homeless
and migrant workers. We invite men ages 20-45 to
contact us if you wish to discern a Norbertine vocation. For more information contact Fr. John Joseph
Novielli, O. Praem., 220 South Valley Road, Paoli,
PA 19301; (610) 647-2530, ext. 127; e-mail: jnovi-
email@example.com; website: www.daylesford.org.
See ad on page 40. Code #289.
Norbertine Fathers and Brothers (O. Praem.)
[Canons Regular of Prémontré]—St. Norbert
Abbey The Norbertine Community of St. Norbert
Abbey (The Premonstratensian Fathers and Brothers) is dedicated to living a communal, active-contemplative lifestyle according to the Gospel of Jesus
Christ while following the Rule of St. Augustine. We
profess Solemn Vows, committing ourselves to the
apostolic life and a promise of ongoing conversion
of our ways. Our membership consists of 60 men
living primarily at St. Norbert Abbey in De Pere, WI,
but also living at our House of Formation in Chicago
and at our dependent priory in Raymond, MS, near
Jackson. As Canons Regular, our first ministry is
living the common life devoted to the sung choral
office (Morning and Evening Prayer), daily Eucharist,
Midday Prayer, and common table. Various ministries
flow from our communal life, including pastoral and
sacramental ministry, education and administration
at St. Norbert College and at Notre Dame de la Baie
Academy, parochial ministry at parishes incorporated
in or entrusted to our community, hospitality and
retreats, advocacy for and ministry to the poor and
marginalized, and numerous unique ministries as
needed in the local Church throughout the Diocese
of Green Bay, the Diocese of Jackson, and the Archdiocese of Chicago. Qualified candidates ordinarily
have or are in the process of completing a college
degree, and are ready and willing to live unselfishly
in a communal lifestyle. To speak with a member of
St. Norbert Abbey’s Norbertine vocations team: 1016
N. Broadway, De Pere, WI 54115; (920) 337-4333;
e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org; websites: www.
norbertines.org and www.stmosestheblackpriory.org.
See ad on page 133. Code #110.
O blates of the Virgin Mary
(O.M.V.) The Oblates of the Virgin
Mary are a religious community of
priests and brothers serving in 9 Coun-
tries. Living the charism of their Found-
er, the Venerable Fr. Bruno Lanteri, (1759 - 1830)
they cultivate a deep personal relationship with
Jesus through His Word and in the Eucharist. The
Oblates are consecrated to Mary and profess a strong
WILL; (888) 484-9945; e-mail: Vocations@MSF-
America.org; website: www.MSF-America.org.
See ad on page 98. Code #129.
Missionaries of the Precious Blood
(C.PP.S) For more than 200 years, the
apostolic society of the Missionaries of the
Precious Blood has been reaching out to
those on the margins of society. Founded
in 1815 by St. Gaspar del Bufalo, Precious Blood priests
and brothers carry out a variety of ministries as pastors,
teachers, chaplains, youth ministers, retreat directors,
mission preachers and campus ministers, both in the
U.S. and abroad. Our larger community also includes
lay associates and volunteers, sharing in a common
mission: to renew the Church through the ministry of
the Word and the saving power of Christ’s most Precious Blood. Cincinnati Province (Eastern U.S., including Ohio, Indiana, Illinois, and California, as well
as Chile, Peru, Guatemala, Colombia), (937) 228-
9263; email@example.com; www.cpps-
preciousblood.org. Kansas City Province (Western
U.S., including Missouri, Kansas, Iowa, Colorado, Illinois, Texas, and California, as well as Vietnam), (816)
781-4344; firstname.lastname@example.org; www.
See ad on page 103. Code #108.
Missionaries of the Sacred Hearts of Jesus and
Mary ( M.SS.CC.) We are a religious community
of priests and brothers dedicating our lives to God
through service to our brothers and sisters in the locali-ties of Columbia, Italy, Argentina, the United States,
India, Slovakia, Nigeria and Indonesia. As missionaries, our outreach is to those in need, whatever those
needs may be. In the United States, we currently serve
in parish ministry, schools, nursing homes, hospitals,
retreat work, and spiritual direction. Our Founder,
Saint Gaetano Errico, calls us “to labor selflessly . . . to
make known to all people the deep and tender love of
the Sacred Hearts of Jesus and Mary and to kindle this
love in the hearts of all . . .” Vocation Director, P.O. Box
189, Linwood, NJ 08221; (609) 927-5600; e-mail: ms-
email@example.com; website: www.missionofsacredhearts.
org. See our web ad at vocationnetwork.org.
See ad on page 95. Code #133.
Missionary Oblates of Mary Immaculate
(O.M.I.) The Missionary Oblates of Mary Immaculate is an international community of over 4,000
priests and brothers founded by St. Eugene de Maze-nod in 1816. The mission of the Oblates is to preach
the Word of God to the poor in more than 60 countries around the world. We are currently serving in
prisons, retreat centers, shrines, inner-city parishes
as well as other missions in the USA and around the
world. Join us in our efforts to make a difference in
the world! For more information please visit us as
www.omiusa.org or www.facebook.com/oblatesusa.
See ad on page 42. Code #109.
Missionary Servants of the Most Holy Trinity
(S.T.) We are a Religious Community of Priests
and Brothers founded in the United States by Fr.
Thomas Agustin Judge, CM in 1929. Since our
founding we have given witness to the presence
of Our Lord throughout the United States and, in
response to the needs of the Church, have also established our missionary presence in Mexico, Costa
Rica and Colombia. We value community life and
we dedicate ourselves to close collaboration in mission with lay women and men. The dream of our
founder is our goal; to “awaken the giant” by insisting that “every Catholic is called to be an Apostle”.
We want to listen to your story of faith and discern
how God is calling you to be His Apostle. Please
contact: Fr. Allen Rodriguez; 951-446-8057; e-mail:
Vocations@TrinityMissions.org; website: www.
TrinityMissions.org; 3325 13th Street, Riverside,
CA 92501. We speak Spanish, Hablamos español.
See ad on page 105. Code #284.
N azareth Hermitage, Springfield, MO We are a
grouping of diocesan hermits on 200 acres of dense
hardwood forest, hills and hollows, in Southern Mis-
souri. We are close neighbors with a Trappist Monas-
adherence to the Magisterium and love for the Holy
Father. Also with a great love for and distribution of
the Mercy of God in the Sacrament of Reconcilia-
tion, their apostolic goals include: the formation of
the laity and the clergy, combating modern errors in
faith and morals, upholding solid doctrine, giving
the Spiritual Exercises of St. Ignatius and parish
missions, individual spiritual direction and the
formation of spiritual directors, the diffusion of
Catholic teaching through books and other means
of communication, and foreign missionary activity.
Preferred age: under 40. Education: At least some
college preferred. USA Province communities are
located in Boston MA, Milton, MA, Alton, IL, Ven-
ice, FL, Denver, CO, Golden, CO, Hawaiian Gar-
dens, CA, Cebu and Antipolo, Philippines. Vocation
Director, Fr. Jeremy Paulin, OMV, 1105 Boylston
Street, Boston, MA 02215; (617) 869-2429; e-mail:
firstname.lastname@example.org; website: www.omvusa.org.
Order of the Sacred and Immaculate Hearts of
Jesus and Mary We are a Eucharistic, Marian and
contemplative community consisting of priests,
brothers, and sisters, who are consecrated to the
Sacred Heart of Jesus and the Immaculate Heart of
Mary and wear a full habit. In addition to Holy Mass
our daily schedule includes: 15 decade Rosary ( 20
on Thursday), Divine Mercy Chaplet, Liturgy of the
Hours, and time for silent adoration, before Our Lord
Jesus, truly present in the Blessed Sacrament. After
being filled with the love and mercy of Our Savior, we
go forth to be His reflection to others through various
corporal works of mercy. Please contact our Vocation
Director at (740) 946-9000 or e-mail: twohearts1@
mac.com, after seeing the requirements listed on our
website at: www.heartsofjesusandmary.org.
P allottines (S.A.C.)—Immaculate Conception
Province Founded by St. Vincent Pallotti in 1835,
the Society of the Catholic Apostolate works with the
Church to revive faith and rekindle charity, assisting
lay and religious alike to answer the call to be apostles
of Christ. We are more than 2,300 priests and brothers in 54 countries working in many apostolates:
missionary work, evangelization, parish ministry,
education, prison ministry, retreats, youth ministry,
lay formation, and hospital and military chaplaincies. St. John Paul II spoke of the Pallottines as “a
bridge between the clergy and laity in order to give
life again to that apostolate which unites the faithful
to the work of evangelization and sanctification.”
Consider this a personal invitation to take a serious
look at becoming a Pallottine. If you feel a call within
yourself to find out more, we invite you to contact
our vocation office: Immaculate Conception Province
(Eastern United States): website: www.sacapostles.
org; e-mail: Vocation@sacapostles.org; 1-800-APOS-
TLE; or mail: Vocation Director, Pallottine Vocation
Office, P.O. Box 5399, West Hyattsville, MD 20782.
See ad on page 31. Code #239.
Pauline Fathers and Brothers (O.S.P.P.E.) The
Order of St. Paul the First Hermit was founded
during the first half of the 13th Century in Hungary. The founder was Eusebius, a Canon of Esz-tergom. The Patron Saint of the Pauline Fathers is
St. Paul the Hermit of Thebes (Egypt). He is regarded as the first hermit in Church history. With
the motto, “Solus Cum Deo Solo” (Alone with
God Alone), the Pauline Order is a religious community of monks, which follow the Rule of St. Augustine. Fostering a deep devotion to the Blessed
Virgin Mary, the Paulines are the custodians of the
miraculous picture of Our Lady of Czestochowa.
Today there are less than 600 members in the Order throughout the world. The majority of the
Order’s monasteries are presently located in Poland. The Order has monasteries and Shrines also
in Germany, Slovakia, Croatia, Ukraine, Belarus,
Hungary, Italy, USA, South Africa and United
Kingdom. Director of Vocations, 654 Ferry Road,
Doylestown, PA 18901; 215-345-0600; e-mail:
See ad on page 45. Code #541.
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