Peoria Vocations

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Catholic Diocese of Peoria : Office of Priestly Vocations
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Jonathan Puckett

Birth Date December 28, 1997 Parish Location St. Matthew, Champaign Year entered the Seminary/Class of Entered in 2021, Class of 2027 Studying at Mount St. Mary’s Seminary, Emmitsburg, MD Why did you become a seminarian? After several years of discernment, I believe that God is calling me to be His Priest. I first felt called […]

Guide to Discerning – The Four Voices of Discernment

The Four Voices of Discernment The Four Voices of Discernment will all vie for your attention during this process. The first, and most important, is the Voice of the Lord. Every day, you can hear Him urging you to do good in your actions, to trust in Him and to sacrifice out of love. You […]

For Parents

When a young man decides to enter the seminary, he isn’t the only person affected by that decision. His family goes through the process with him, and it can be hard for some parents. You may feel like you are “losing a son” to the Church when he enters the priesthood, but this is a […]

Peoria Vocations

Peoria Vocations