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Eucharistic Hour for Church Vocations


Silent Version: An hour of quiet reflection to be used by a parish or by an individual for private prayer. Note to Leader: Provide one Bible for each participant.

  • Select a passage–five to ten verses from the Bible (see the passages listed below).
  • Find a place where you will be alone, not bothered, and free to move, speak, and be uninhibited in your
  • Respond to God’s presence.
  • Find a comfortable posture, relaxed and peaceful.
  • Be aware of the presence of God. Acknowledge and respond to it.
  • Pray the passage from Scripture.
  • Listen to the message God has for you.
  • Read, whisper aloud so you can hear, see, say God’s word—very slowly.
  • Rest on any words that call you to respond in a grateful, loving way—always in truth.
  • Read on, when nothing seems to happen.
  • When the time is up, thank God for speaking to you.


Suggested Scripture Passages

  • Genesis 12:14; 15:6
  • 1 Th. 5:11
  • Exodus 3:11-12
  • Deuteronomy 29:3
  • Exodus 3:11-12
  • 1 Kings 19:9-21
  • 1 Samuel 3:1-10
  • Acts 9:1-19; 13:2-3; 22:6-21; 26:12-19
  • Isaiah 6:1-8
  • Jeremiah 1:4-10, 17-19; 15:10-21
  • Amos 7:15
  • Mark 1:16-20
  • Luke 5:1-11; 9:57-60; 12:49-53
  • John 1:35-51
  • 2 Timothy 1:6-13

Compliments of the National Federation for Catholic Youth Ministry


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