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Vocations

JOIN ST. RICHARD PARISH IN PRAYING FOR VOCATIONS

Help us to grow in the love and service of our Church as we experience it today.   Give us the energy and courage of Your Spirit to shape its future.  Grant us faith-filled leaders who will embrace Christ’s mission of love and justice.  Bless the Diocese of Jackson by raising up dedicated and generous leaders from our families and friends who will serve Your people as priests and religious.  Inspire us to know You better and open our hearts to hear Your call. We ask this through our Lord.

Father, we’re your people, the work of your hands. So precious are we in your sight that you sent your Son, Jesus. Jesus calls us to heal the broken-hearted, to dry the tears of those who mourn, to give hope to those who despair, and to rejoice in your steadfast love. We, the baptized, realize our call to serve. Help us to know how. Call forth from among us priests, sisters, brothers and lay ministers. With our hearts you continue to love your people. We ask this through our Lord Jesus Christ, your Son, who lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit, one God forever and ever.

The Diocese of Jackson currently has 9 seminarians studying at Notre Dame Seminary in New Orleans and St. Joseph Seminary College (St. Ben’s) in St. Benedict, Louisiana.  Please remember them in your prayers.

Nick Adam (Meridian, MS)
Home Parish: St. Patrick and St. Joseph in Meridian

Third Theology
Notre Dame Seminary
2901 S. Carrollton Ave.
New Orleans, LA 70118
DOB: September 11th

Aaron Williams (Jackson, MS)
Home Parish: Cathedral of St. Peter the Apostle

Third Theology
Notre Dame Seminary
2901 S. Carrollton Ave.
New Orleans, LA 70118
DOB: March 15th

Cesar Sánchez (Mexico)
Home Parish: Sacred Heart in Canton

Second Theology
Notre Dame Seminary
2901 S. Carrollton Ave.
New Orleans, LA 70118
DOB: June 21st

Adolfo Suarez (Mexico)
Home Parish: Our Lady of Victories in Cleveland

Second Theology
Notre Dame Seminary
2901 S. Carrollton Ave.
New Orleans, LA 70118
DOB: October 31st

Franklin Eke (Nigeria)
First Theology
Notre Dame Seminary
2901 S. Carrollton Ave.
New Orleans, LA 70118

Andrew Nguyen (Vietnam)
Home Parish: St. Alphonsus in McComb

First Theology
Notre Dame Seminary
2901 S. Carrollton Ave.
New Orleans, LA 70118

Andrew Bowden (Pearl, MS)
Home Parish: St. Jude in Pearl
Third Philosophy
St. Joseph Seminary College
PO Box 473
Saint Benedict, LA 70457
DOB: January 6th

Hayden Schmitt (Flowood, MS)
Home Parish: St. Paul in Flowood

Second Philosophy
St. Joseph Seminary College
PO Box 404
Saint Benedict, LA 70457
DOB: October 10th

Tristan Stovall (Philadelphia, MS)
Home Parish: Holy Cross in Philadelphia

Second Philosophy
St. Joseph Seminary College
PO Box 436
Saint Benedict, LA 70457


Please also remember in you prayers:

Br. James Martin Nobles, O.P. (McComb, MS)
Dominican Province of St. Martin de Porres
St. Dominic Priory
3407 Lafayette Ave.
Saint Louis, MO 63104

 


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