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Ordination to the priesthood is always a call and a gift from God. Christ reminded his Apostles that they needed to ask the Lord of the harvest to send laborers into the harvest.  Those who seek priesthood respond generously to God's call using the words of the prophet, "Here I am, send me" (Is 6:8).  This call from God can be recognized and understood from the daily signs that disclose his will to those in charge of discerning the vocation of the candidate

~from the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops  CLICK to read more.

Holy Orders - Ordained to Serve, Gather, Transform, and Send - CLICK to view document from the USCCB

Anyone wishing to investigate the diocesan priesthood can CLICK to contact the vocation director at the Diocese of Shreveport or
CLICK to contact the Franciscan priesthood vocation director.