vocation resources for teachers/catechists


    Awakening the Vision                     

    Download printable booklet

    To say a yes to God means answering a call, rather than initiating it.  The process leading to that answer and later affirmation by the Church is called discernment.  read more...


    Vocation lesson plans

    The Archdiocese of Los Angeles has put together some excellent vocational resources for educators:

    For Directors of Religious Education (lesson plans for first grade through high school)
    For Schools (first grade through high school)  

    Other Vocation Lesson Plans for National Vocations Awareness Week:

    K-3 Lesson Plans click here; K-3 Worksheet One click here; K-3 Worksheet Two click here

    4-6 Lesson Plan One click here & Worksheet click here

    7-8 Lesson Plan One click here; 7-8 Lesson Plan Two click here & Worksheet click here

    Vocation Definitions


    Vocation means a call.  It is God’s invitation, His call to each person to love and serve Him and His Church in a particular state or way of life. Each person's vocation flows from the grace of Baptism. read more...


    Seminarian Appreciation

    Catholic school principals, directors of religious education and home school coordinators in the diocese are invited to encourage in their students an appreciation for our seminarians and their call through prayer, spiritual bouquets, cards and letters.


    For a current list of our diocesan seminarians and the seminaries which they attend contact the Office of Vocations, vocations@arlingtondiocese.org.                       


    Miscellaneous Resources


    Church Document, Handouts, Flyers, Prayers, Web-Sites, Books and more. read more...