See our full collection of Vocation Stories

Videos, audio and writings from Priests and Religious locally and internationally


Fr. Daniele Russo’s Story

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Watch More

  1.  Vocation Answers – Priest and seminarians talking about their vocation – Watch
  2. Discerning God’s Plan For Your Life – Ascension PresentsWatch
  3. Light of Love (a short film on the lives of Religious Sisters) – 1 hr 6 min – Watch


  1. NEW! ‘What Is a Vocation?’: Women’s Day Retreat 2016, Sr M. Isabell Naumann ISSM, THD/STD – Go to page
  2. NEW! ‘Finding My Vocation: In discovering who Christ is, I discover who I am in Him’: Men’s Discernment Retreat 2015, Fr Greg Morgan – Go to page
  3. Talks from Men’s Discernment Retreat 2012, ‘The Grace of a Calling’ – Go to page
  4. Homily: Is He Calling You? Come and See, Fr Vladimir Echalas SOLT – Go to page
  5. Homily: God Equips the Called, Fr Anthony Casamento – Go to page
  6. Christ is Calling You, ‘Living Faith’ talk by Fr Richard Umbers (Opus Dei) – Go to page


See our full catalog of books and DVDs you can borrow from the Vocation Centre Library (Liverpool St, Sydney)

Recommended Reads (Articles and Books)

  1. Do you have a Vocation? – Russel Shaw
  2. Differences between Religious Life and Diocesan priesthood – Fr Warren Sazama SJ
  3. Interior Freedom OR Searching for and Maintaining Peace OR The Way of Trust and Love – Fr Jacques Philippe (available from our library)
  4. ‘Discernment: How Can I Know God’s Will for me?’ – Peter Kreeft
  5. Into Your Hands, Father – Fr Wilfrid Stinissen (available from our library)

Homilies and Addresses

  1. Message of Pope Francis for the 52nd World Day of Prayer for Vocations, ‘Exodus, a fundamental experience of vocation’ 26 April 2015
  2. Message of Pope Benedict XVI for the 50th World Day of Prayer for Vocations, ‘Vocations as a sign of hope founded in faith’ 21 April 2013
  3. Message of Pope Benedict XVI for the 49th World Day of Prayer for Vocations, ‘Vocations: the Gift of the Love of God’ 29 April 2012
  4. Message of Pope Benedict XVI for the 48th World Day of Prayer for Vocations, ‘Proposing Vocations in the Local Church’ 15 May 2011
  5. Message of Pope Benedict XVI for 47th World Day of Prayer for Vocations, ‘Witness awakens Vocations’ 25 April 2010
  6. John Paul II Letter to Families
  7. The Vocation of Marriage in God’s Plan – Cardinal J. Francis Stafford, D.D.
  8. Christifideles Laici – Post Synodal Apostolic Exhortation of Pope John Paul II on the Vocation and Mission of the Lay Faithful in the Church and in the world.