Thursday, August 18, 2022

Why Vocations are Crucial for the Catholic Church, with Mitchell Brown

Must Read

Saints for Today: Marie Alphonsine, Religious (1843-1927)

Sister Marie was an outstanding catechist and educator and a tireless apostle.

Bishop Appoints New Vicar General and Moderator of the Curia

September 12, 2016 To the Clergy, Consecrated Religious and Lay Faithful of the Diocese of Gallup, Bishop James S. Wall announces...

The History of San Rafael Annual Fiesta

This celebration dates back to the time when a priest visited the Parish once a year. During his visit, he would administer the sacraments to all who were waiting for his visit
Bishop James S. Wall
Bishop James Wall is the fourth Bishop of the Diocese of Gallup.

Mitchell Brown is a seminarian for the Diocese of Gallup currently studying in Rome. He sits down with Bishop Wall to discuss why vocations are so important to the Church and how every Catholic can help to foster vocations.

Discussion points:


02:50 – Mitchell’s background growing up in Grants, NM
04:55 – Why send seminarians to study in Rome?
06:15 – Mitchell’s vocation story
11:46 – Mitchell’s advice and ideas for promoting vocations including prayer, daily mass, asking “have you considered your vocation?”, and reading scripture
17:58 – How Mary, Elijah, and the Apostles are models for vocations
24:21 – Mitchell’s upcoming diaconate ordination in April 2017
26:33 – Bishop Wall’s request to listeners regarding vocations

Useful Links:

Josemaria Escriva: “Holiness is for all”

The prophet Elijah – listening for God’s voice

Send us your questions!

Do you have a question for Bishop Wall? Leave it in the comments below, send us a message on Facebook, or email us at [email protected].

You can also subscribe to the podcast on iTunes right here.

Thanks for listening!


Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here

Latest News

Aging and a Season of Fruitfulness

‘The fast pace of the world can lead seniors to implicitly accept the idea that they are useless. My uncle never succumbed to this temptation.’


Other recent stories:

How Love of the Eucharist Helps With the Challenges of Raising a Family

Here it was, my suffering, presented to me in the darling chubby cheeks of delight of the incredibly beautiful children entrusted to me.

The Eucharist and Daily Living

Jesus gifted us with the greatest gift ever offered - Himself to us in the form of Holy Communion.

Jesus is Calling You: How the Eucharist Reveals Our Vocation

When you spend privileged time with Jesus, He will invite you to follow Him more closely. And, when the time is right, He will make His call to you clear.

Mary and the Eucharist

How Our Lady points the way to her Son.


More Articles Like This