The Diocese of Des Moines
Mother's Day holy hour for vocations
May 5, 2014
Written By: Anne Marie Cox

This year, World Day of Prayer for Vocations falls on the same day as Mother's Day, Sunday, May 11. In thanksgiving to mothers for their willingness to pray for vocations and for encouraging their children to consider where God is calling them, Bishop Richard Pates is inviting all the faithful to a holy hour for vocations at St. Augustin Parish on Mother's Day at 3 p.m. with diocesan Vocations Director Father Joe Pins. The Diocese of Des Moines currently has 21 seminarians. We pray that parents will encourage their children to remain open to discerning whether God calls them to priesthood or consecrated life. Save to


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