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Father Burke Masters
402 S. Independence Blvd.
Romeoville , IL 60446



Of You My Heart Has Spoken
Psalm 27:8

Bishop J. Peter Sartain

Fourth Bishop of the Diocese of Joliet

    Seminaries the Diocese of Joliet uses

Conception Seminary College
Conception, Missouri
Upcoming Encounter with God's Call Weekends:
St. John Vianney College Seminary
St. Paul, Minnesota
Upcoming Vianney Visits:
Mundelein Seminary
Mundelein, Illinois
Upcoming Ministry Weekends:
Sacred Heart School of Theology
Hales Corners, Wisconsin
Pontifical North American College
Vatican City


44th World Day of Prayer for Vocations

"The Vocation to the Service of the Church as Communion"
(see more of the Holy Father's message for World Day of Prayer)

Message of the Holy Father for the 44th World Day of Prayer For Vocations




A quote to think about ...

"In the first place, you must never think that you are alone in deciding your future! And second: When deciding your future, you must not decide for yourself alone!

- Pope John Paul II




AnnunciationThe Fiat House of Discernment

The Fiat House is a place in Joliet to be strengthened in saying "Yes" to God while discerning the path of service God calls you to.  

Joliet Priesthood Discernment Group

Discernment Help ... 

 Profile of Candidates for Priesthood

Joliet Priesthood Discernment Group

 FIAT House of Discernment

Suggested Reading Materials for Men in Discernment

Information about the Diocese of Joliet

College Options for Men Considering Priesthood

NEW FIAT Vocation Newsletter

Articles to Read ...

NEW Vocations:  A Family Affair

Speak, Lord, Your Servant is Listening

Saying "Yes" When God Calls

The Ages and Stages of Priestly Vocations

Celibacy: To Love as Jesus Loved

Why do men want to become priests today?

Signs of a Vocation to Priesthood


Frequently Asked Questions


Discover Your Talents with
 the Story of My Life

The Story of My Life is a ready-made way for you to describe yourself - your background, experience, expertise, goals for life, thoughts about leadership, and understanding of God.  Think about the possibility that you have been asked to write a book about the kind of person you are. What are some of the thoughts about yourself, becoming a leader, your spirituality and life itself that you might include in this book?  When you complete this online instrument, results will be shared with you immediately.  

Links ...


Making Application ...

The Joliet Diocese Vocation Office Mission Statement

The Vocation Office works to build a Vocation-Rich Catholic Community by: assisting the faithful in discovering the talents God has given for service and leadership for the reign of God; encouraging the faithful to share those gifts within the community of believers, especially as priests, brothers, and sisters; and supports men as they discern and prepare for lives of service After the Heart of Jesus as diocesan priests.

This agency is either partially or fully funded by
generous donations to the Joliet Catholic Ministries Annual Appeal.

Contact Fr. Burke Masters, Diocese of Joliet Vocation Director
Contact Nora Labanauskas, Administrative Secretary

Joliet Diocese Vocation Office, 101 W. Airport Road, Romeoville, IL  60446
(815) 834-4004 | Fax (815) 838-8129

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