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Vocations Director

DESCRIPTION

A position appointed by the bishop of the diocese in consultation with the College of Consultors and the Council of Priests.


FUNCTION

1. To help and/or accompany men in their discernment of a potential vocation to the diocesan priesthood.
    This would initially include discerning the potential as a candidate for the seminary, with the authority of the bishop.

2. To develop a small team of people for the promotion of vocations.

3. To develop an accompaniment programme for potential seminary candidates.

4. To refer potential candidates for psychological assessment.


RESOURCES OR SERVICES

Annual meeting of Diocesan Vocation Directors of Aotearoa New Zealand.

Communication with Religious Orders (men/women).

Recently ordained priests of the diocese.


CONTACT DETAILS

Vocation Director

Fr Joe Stack
07 871 6109