Diocesan Events

July 1, 2023 12:00 PM–June 30, 2024 11:00 PM

The following are the annual dates for vocations for 2023-24:

National Vocation Awareness Week 

November 5-11, 2023 

World Day of Consecrated Life 

Celebrated on February 3 & 4, 2024 

World Day of Prayer for Vocations 

April 24, 2024 

Annual Calendar of Events for the Office of Vocations

2110 Broadway
Sacramento, CA 95818
Saturday December 2, 2023

The Restorative Justice Committee of the California Catholic Conference prepared a special series for Advent: A Different Kind of Advent: Renewal & Restoration.  

Saturday December 2, 2023 9:00 AM–3:30 PM

Este programa de formación continua para servidores en las parroquias en Discipulado Misionero otorga credito de 5 horas para Renovar la Certificación:
Esta invitación es para ti que estas sirviendo en la parroquia y deseas desarrollarte en el Espiritu de Servicio en Misión.

St Isidore Parish
222 Clark Ave
Yuba City, CA 95991
Saturday December 9, 2023 8:30 AM–2:30 PM

Our Lady of Mercy Parish in Redding will host Dr. Mel Kennedy as the speaker in "Your True Voice" workshop.

Her practical approach has helped lectors, cantors, psalmists and Gospel readers across the country become more effective in fulfilling their liturgical role and deepening their own spiritual journey.

The deadline to register is Dec. 5. Please call Kathy Williams at 530-355-4187 to register and for payment options.

Our Lady of Mercy Parish
2600 Shasta View Dr.
Redding, CA 96002
Saturday January 13, 2024 8:00 AM–12:00 PM

Respect life leaders and teams are invited to the annual respect life ministry gathering. Join Bishop Jaime Soto for Mass at 8 a.m., followed by the gathering from 9 a.m. to noon.

Speakers will include Heather Suarez, Rene and Lili Perez, and Molly Sheahan. For more information, contact Jazmin Ortiz at jortiz@scd.org.

St. Lawrence the Martyr Parish
4325 Don Julio Blvd.
North Highlands, CA 95660
February 23, 2024 4:00 PM–February 24, 2024 5:00 PM

Please join the Office of Priestly & Religious Vocations to the upcoming young adult discernment retreat for men and women ages 18 to 35.

Young adults will have the opportunity to reflect and ponder on their vocation, gain tools for discernment and prayer as they meet with religious women and men to discern their vocation whether it be religious life or priesthood. 


Weekend Schedule: Friday, February 23, 2024 from 4pm to 9pm and Saturday, February 24, 2024 from 9am to 5pm 




Pastoral Center
2110 Broadway
Sacramento, CA 95818
April 26, 2024 4:00 PM–April 28, 2024 2:00 PM

God is Calling. Girls ages 13-17 will learn about Religious Orders, Consecrated Life, and Married Life. There will be time for prayer, fellowship, games, and more!

English Registration Forms

Trinity Pines Catholic Center
28000 Rollins Lake Road
Colfax , CA 95713
August 2, 2024 4:00 PM–September 8, 2024 2:00 PM

Where Are You Going? Boys ages 13-17 will learn about the Priesthood, Diaconate and Married Life. The retreat will be in-person. There will be time for fellowship, games and prayer about their vocation.


Date: August 2-4, 2024 (Friday-Sunday)
Location: Trinity Pines Catholic Center, Colfax

(Late Registration is $95 as of July 19th. Registration will not be accepted after July 22nd) 

Trinity Pines Catholic Center
28000 Rollins Lake Road
Colfax , CA 95713