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The Archdiocesan Vocations Office has opportunities and contact information for both women and men seeking to discern their vocation.

Office of Vocations
Discerning Hearts Podcast

Fr. Paul Hoesing, Dean of Seminarians at Kenrick-Glennon Seminary, discusses how one can discern if Jesus is calling them to a Vocation to the priesthood or religious life.

A Life Teen blog on the Dos and Don'ts of Discernment

How NOT to Discern

A book on Discernment by Joel Stepanek, Director of Resource Development at Life Teen.

True North: A Roadmap for Discernment


To contemplate, and to give to others the fruit of our contemplation

Dominican Sisters of Saint Cecilia
The Nashville Dominicans

The Sisters of Life is a contemplative / active religious community of women founded in 1991 by John Cardinal O’Connor for the protection and enhancement of the sacredness of every human life.

Sisters of Life

We strive to combine the contemplative life with the active through perpetual adoration and the works of mercy in education, healthcare, and other ecclesial ministries.

Sisters of St. Francis of Perpetual Adoration

The motto of the Apostles of the Sacred Heart of Jesus is "Caritas Christi Urget Nos—The Love of Christ Impels Us," summarizing the moving force in our lives.

Apostles of the Sacred Heart of Jesus

Seeking to make the merciful love of Christ visible

Sisters of St. Francis of the Martyr St. George

The Pauline mission is to prolong Christ’s self-giving in today’s world.

Daughters of St. Paul

Our apostolate follows upon the “old” of preaching and teaching the Truth in order to gain souls for the Kingdom of Christ. We accept the demands of our culture and society today, giving “new” voice and flesh to the Gospel, which we carry to all those we meet.

Dominican Sisters of Mary

Our mission in Ecclesial Teams is to serve among those in deepest need in works of: parishes, resettlement of refugees, evangelization, life, education, communication, marriage and family life, socio-economic needs, ecumenism, prisons, promoting peace and justice, migrants, youth, catechetics, addictions, government, the poor and the destitute.

Society of Our Lady of the Most Holy Trinity (SOLT)


Finding God in all things


The mission of the Order of Preachers, also called the Dominican Order is to share with others the truth about the God whom we contemplate in our hearts. 

Servants of Christ Jesus

Founded in 2010, we are a community of priests and brothers committed to advancing the New Evangelization through the praise, reverence and service of God, our Lord.

Franciscan Friars of the Renewal

The primary mission of our community is a wholehearted embracing of Jesus Christ and our Holy Father St. Francis.


"Ora et Labora"

Pray and work