Office of Vocations

Priests of the Archdiocese of Denver make a radical choice to follow Jesus’ call to be His servant-leaders. Their lives of joyful sacrifice bring to the people of northern Colorado the message of Jesus Christ that: I am the resurrection and the life; whoever believes in me, even if he dies, will live! (John 11:25). A priest is empowered by Christ to overcome death, sin, and despair with the message of life, forgiveness, and hope that is the core of the Gospel.

Priests find meaning and profound personal fulfillment in bringing the living presence of Jesus to God’s people through the sacraments. In turn, people experience the power of Jesus through their priest’s ministry. As “father” of his parish family, the priest is called to be a visible witness of holiness in his commitment to Jesus Christ as Lord and Savior. He offers his life for his people through prayer and ministry.

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Heroic Priesthood

Check out this video about seminarians whose love for basketball helps them respond to their vocation to be priests of […]

Uniquely Made, Personally Called

God created you out of love and entrusted you with a specific mission in life. Join us this fall for […]

Pope Francis: The Call to the Priesthood

Check out this short video from our Holy Father about the call to the priesthood. Read more about the call […]

A Priest at the Front Lines

Check out this video about Fr. Emil Kapaun, a military chaplain during the Korean War, who laid down his life […]

“How Should I Discern the Priesthood?”

Check out this video about how to discern the priesthood. Learn more about the call and discernment retreats. ;

RAD Retreat

Retreat for high school men interested in learning more about who a priest is and how to discern if God […]

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