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All called to discern during Vocation Awareness Week

PALM BEACH GARDENS  |  God is calling you? Are you listening?

National Vocation Awareness Week is coming up Nov. 7-13, 2021, to remind the faithful to be open to the Lord’s promptings and reach out to people who might make great priests, deacons or consecrated men and women.

To encourage those efforts, the Diocese of Palm Beach’s Office of Vocations and Seminarians is planning events during vocations week that draws attention to the need for all men and women to pursue a holy life. The events include the following:

• Sunday, Nov. 7, 5 p.m., vocations Mass, St. Helen Parish, 2085 Tallahassee Ave. in Vero Beach. Celebrant will be Father Daniel Daza-Jaller, diocesan director of vocations, followed by dinner. Students in sixth through 12th grades are invited to the dinner, which will include entertainment, brief talks and time for questions.

• Tuesday, Nov. 9, 7 p.m., Holy Hour for vocations, St. Joseph Parish, 1200 E. 10th St., Stuart.

• Wednesday, Nov. 10, 7 p.m., Theology on Tap, Sailfish Brewing Co., 130 N. Second St., Fort Pierce. Vocations panel members will share their thoughts on the topic of “Vocation as a Joyful Call to Sacrificial Love.”

• Thursday, Nov. 11, 3 p.m., Holy Hour for vocations, Emmanuel Parish, 15700 S. Military Trail, Delray Beach.

• Thursday, Nov. 11, 6 p.m., Holy Hour for vocations, St. Rita Parish, 13645 Paddock Drive, Wellington.

• Friday, Nov. 12, a group of men will be going to a Vocations Awareness Weekend at St. John Vianney College Seminary, 2900 S.W. 87th Ave. in Miami.

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