Sunday 30 April marked Good Shepherd Sunday, where 13 men made enquiries at St Charles Seminary as part of the annual Vocations Open Day.
With enrolments now open for 2023, Acts 2 College of Mission and Evangelisation Principal Jane Borg says the most popular course offered is the Diploma of Catholic Youth Ministry.
Mrs Borg explained that this course involves a year studying scripture, theology, and ministry skills to prepare them to serve the Church in youth ministry.
A research project which explored the effectiveness of the Parish Renewal Priority Area has revealed priests and clergy are enthusiastic about building Parish communities that are active and vibrant.
The ClerecWest Multi-Sports Day, which has been held for some 25 years, was this year held on Monday 2 May, and enabled clergy from across the Archdiocese the opportunity to choose between participating in one or two recreational games, including tennis, soccer, golf, badminton or ten-pin bowling.
In celebration of Good Shepherd Sunday on 8 May, also known as Vocations Sunday, Archdiocesan Vocations Director, Fr Israel Quirit, says it doesn’t matter how many times we have missed intersections or made some wrong turns, God adapts to our mistakes, changing our routes and encouraging us to “make a U-turn if necessary and when safe to do so” in order to get back on track again.