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“He called to himself
those whom he himself wanted.”

Mk 3:13

“Here I am, for you have called me.”

1 Samuel 3:5

Every good, young, practicing Catholic man who loves Jesus Christ and His Church should spend some time discerning priesthood. The Melchizedek Project is a small group for Catholic men who are sincere disciples of Jesus and want to answer this question. Together, participants will learn what the priesthood is all about and get practical advice on how to discern the Lord’s will from men already answering the call.

Upcoming Sessions

The heart of the Melchizedek Project is the seven sessions. Over the course of seven months, you will learn good information about discernment and the holy priesthood and grow together as brothers with the other men in the group. Even if a man is not called to be a priest, this information will make him a better informed Catholic and give him a greater appreciation for the holy priesthood. There is nothing to lose. Give Jesus seven sessions to learn about discernment and then “go in peace.”

2. The Sacred Power of Priesthood

Saturday, March 27th

Why do we have priests? Why do we need them? Learn about the unique role of the priest, the grace of Holy Orders, and the work that only a priest can do.

3. What Is a Vocation in the First Place?

Saturday, April 24th

What is Jesus calling each one of us to become? Learn about the universal call to holiness and the four particular vocations open to a Catholic man striving to be a saint.

4. God Said Go and I Said No

Saturday, May 22nd

Why is it that discerning one’s vocation is often so difficult? Learn why following your true vocation—God’s will for your life—is the single greatest thing you can do.

Space is limited, so be sure to sign up soon to reserve your spot! Registration for each session closes one week before that session.

Learn More

The best way to find out more about the project is to set out into the deep and join us! If you have particular questions, please reach out to the Vocations Team.