St. Mark the Evangelist promotes the awareness of and prays for the vocations to the priesthood and other religious vocations. We offer a "traveling chalice" to families who volunteer to pray for vocations for a week. Families are given a chalice and prayer card which is brought back at the end of the week. We pray for those who are in seminaries and are updated on the activities which foster encouragement for the priesthood and other religious vocations. Prayer for Priests:
We pray that the Blessed Mother wrap her mantle around your priests
and through her intercession strengthen them for their ministry.
We pray that Mary will guide your priests to follow her own words,
“Do whatever He tells you” (Jn 2:5)
May your priests have the heart of St. Joseph, Mary’s most chaste spouse.
May the Blessed Mother’s own pierced heart inspire them to embrace all who suffer at the foot of the cross.
May your priests be holy, filled with the fire of your love seeking nothing but your greater glory and the salvation of souls.