Are you being called?

So you think you have a vocation to the priesthood? Try these steps to conquer your fear or confusion.

• Talk to your pastor or another priest to whom you feel close.

• Pray.

• Read some books on the life of priests and spirituality.

• Go to Mass regularly and make use of the sacrament of reconciliation often.

• Ask your favorite priest about the best part of being a priest and the toughest part about being a priest.

• Call the Vocation Office of the Archdiocese of Baltimore to find out about discernment opportunities.

• Talk with a trusted friend and ask him or her if he or she could see you as a priest.

• Talk to the vocations director, Father Gerard Francik, at 410-547-5354.

• Attend some discernment events and retreats.

• Meet with the vocations director for the archdiocese.

Courtesy of the archdiocesan Vocation Office.

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