It can be comforting to know that God has a plan for our lives, but sometimes that plan is not quite what we expect. Behind every priest, and every married man, is a story of discernment – seeking God’s plan and making it a reality. We want to be a part of that process with you! Check out the great resources we have here, and let us know how we can help.

Melchizedek Project Podcasts

In a nutshell, this Melchizedek Project Podcast is a free “crash course” on true Catholic discernment taught by Fr. Brett Brannen, following the principals in his book To Save a Thousand Souls.

There are seven parts to the series, with commentary from Fr. Brannen lasting 12-20 minutes:

  • Episode 1: What is the Priesthood?
  • Episode 2: The Sacred Power of Priesthood
  • Episode 3: What is a Vocation?
  • Episode 4: God Said Go, and I Said No
  • Episode 5: Celibacy, Chastity, Charity, and Cheerfulness
  • Episode 6: Signs of a Vocation to the Priesthood
  • Episode 7: Developing a Spiritual Plan of Life

Listen here.


Support Our Seminarians

Participate in the annual Serra Club “Golf For Vocations” event. Learn more here.

To make a donation to support the formation of seminarians of our diocese, please send donations to:

Office of Vocations
Diocese of Phoenix
400 E. Monroe Street
Phoenix, AZ 85004-2336