Take Time Out with an Online Retreat

November 04, 2020

Sometimes we need time away from our normal schedules to relax, pray and reflect. An online retreat offers you the time and opportunity to pay attention to God and be more aware of God’s work in your life.


Please click here for some online retreats.

A day in the life of St John’s Seminary

July 24, 2019

St John’s Seminary in Guildford have created a short film to show the life of seminarians, men studying for the priesthood. Please watch and share this beautifully captured documentary:


Also of interest is this piece of music written by one of the seminarians, sung by the Seminary Schola:

Discernment Year at Shrewsbury Cathedral

July 15, 2019

If you are considering the priesthood and live in Shrewsbury Diocese, Bishop Mark Davies warmly invites you to take part in a discernment year at Shrewsbury Cathedral. Please click here to watch an informative short film about the year.

The Path to Priesthood - Rome to Birmingham

June 13, 2019

Three deacons who studied in Rome at the Venerable English College stand on the threshold of the priesthood after seven years of formation. It's a long journey with many twists and turns but in this conversation, John Waters interviews fellow priests-to-be Ryan Service and Marco Egawhary in this video as they prepare for a July Ordination to serve the people of the Archdiocese of Birmingham.

New Young Seekers Group

February 04, 2019

The Westminster Vocations Promotion Team has recently begun a new group called 'Young Seekers'. Led by Fr Mike Maguire, the Assistant Vocations Promoter, this group hopefully will attract men in their late teens and early twenties to meet regularly and share their hopes and maybe their uncertainties about the call of the Lord.  The meetings will take place at 6.45pm, usually on the last Thursday of the month.


Please get in touch with Fr Mike at for more details. To be kept up-to-date with Westminster Vocations, please ‘like’ the Westminster Vocations Facebook page or follow on Twitter @WestminsterVoca

Final Synod Document Released

January 14, 2019

The final document of the Synod on 'Youth, Faith and Vocational Discernment' is now out in English.  You can read it by clicking here.

A Seminarian’s Vocation Journey

September 09, 2018

Seminarian Francis Thomas witnessed his testimony on how he ended up studying for the priesthood whilst on a pilgrimage in Lourdes recently. Read his encouraging vocation story entitled, ‘Will you be the next Mary Lee?’ by clicking here.

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