Vocation Champion Communities
Join the Diocese of Spokane in its mission to generate a culture of discernment by getting involved in your Parish Vocation Committee.
Whether you’re looking for ideas for your active vocation committee or you’re starting a new ministry at your parish, there are plenty of resources available to assist your ministry! Parish Vocation Committees focus on four areas of vocation promotion:
- Awareness and Education
Visit the Vocation Ministry website for more information.
The Diocese of Spokane is blessed with active Serra Clubs. Serra is the global lay apostolate for vocations in the Catholic Church. Their patron is St. Junipero Serra, missionary to the Americas. Serra Clubs work with their Bishops, Dioceses and Religious Vocation Directors to encourage and support vocations to the Priesthood and to the Religious Life.
Contact your nearest Serra Club:
PO Box 31535
Spokane, WA 99223
Serra Club of the Tri-Cities
c/o 201 Aries Dr.
Pasco, WA 99301
Serra US offers many useful tools and resources for implementing vocations programs, including the popular 31 Club, One of the easiest—and most direct—ways for the faithful to take part in the overall vocation-promotion effort. Serra Resources
Knights of Columbus
Among their charitable works, the Knights of Columbus often do wonderful work in vocations ministry. Your local Council is often willing to lend a hand with the Parish Vocation Committee.
Catholic Daughters of the Americas
The mission of the Catholic Daughters is to “…participate in the religious, charitable and educational apostolates of the Church. Catholic Daughters engage in creative and spiritual programs which provide its members with the opportunity to develop their God-given talents in meaningful ways that positively influence the welfare of the Church and all people throughout the world.”