What's New

The 2018 Come and See Retreat will be held Dec. 28-29 at St. John Catholic...
Diocese of Little Rock seminarian Martín Amaro was one of 40 men ordained...
Four Taste of Faith dinners were held in Arkansas this summer that raised nearly...

Calendar of Events

March 14 - March 17
2019 Diocese of Little Rock Ignatian Silent Directed Retreat
St. John Catholic Center
April 18
Holy Thursday Collection for Seminarians
All Parishes - Diocese of Little Rock
May 17
Diaconate Ordination of Daniel Velasco
St. James Church - Searcy
May 22
Diaconate Ordination of Joseph Friend
Christ the King Church - Little Rock
May 25
Priesthood Ordination of Deacon Jon Miskin
Cathedral of St. Andrew - Little Rock

Vocations and Seminarians Office

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The Office of Vocations and Seminarians aids in the discernment process of those who are interested in a vocation to the priesthood. If you would like to talk with someone about becoming a priest, contact Msgr. Scott Friend. Currently, the diocese has 21 seminarians, who not only come from Arkansas, but from Mexico and Vietnam as well. Most of these seminarians have been living in Arkansas for many years, but some are here in the United States for the first time.



Services and Ministries

Assists parishes in establishing summer evangelization teams, parish vocation committees and guiding existing committees

Provides vocations materials and displays for promoting vocations at a parish or school

Offers discernment retreats for those interested in learning more about vowed living as a priest

Director available for talks at parishes, schools and Catholic groups meetings

Directors are available for talks and presentations to parishes, schools and Catholic groups




What's New

The 2018 Come and See Retreat will be held Dec. 28-29 at St. John Catholic...
Diocese of Little Rock seminarian Martín Amaro was one of 40 men ordained...
Four Taste of Faith dinners were held in Arkansas this summer that raised nearly...

Calendar of Events

March 14 - March 17
2019 Diocese of Little Rock Ignatian Silent Directed Retreat
St. John Catholic Center
April 18
Holy Thursday Collection for Seminarians
All Parishes - Diocese of Little Rock
May 17
Diaconate Ordination of Daniel Velasco
St. James Church - Searcy
May 22
Diaconate Ordination of Joseph Friend
Christ the King Church - Little Rock
May 25
Priesthood Ordination of Deacon Jon Miskin
Cathedral of St. Andrew - Little Rock