Fr Bob Writes – May 7, 2017

This Sunday is “Good Shepherd” Sunday, also the Day of Prayer for Vocations. Below is the prayer we make for vocations during our Holy Hour on the first Friday of each month.  Perhaps you can pray this prayer as part of your daily prayer routine.


Lord Jesus Christ, Shepherd of souls, who called the apostles to be fishers of men, raise up new apostles in your holy Church.  Teach them that to serve you is to reign: to possess you is to possess all things.

Kindle in the hearts of our young people the fire of zeal for souls.  Make them eager to spread your Kingdom upon earth.  Grant them courage to follow you, who are the Way, the Truth, and the Life; who lives and reigns for ever and ever.  Amen.