Challenge: 40 in 40 for Vocations!

40K in 40 Days ChallengeLent. It’s a time of preparation, of being stretched and challenged in our faith by means of prayer, penance and almsgiving. For forty days, we are led by the Holy Spirit to fast and pray, to turn our hearts more fully to our Heavenly Father through Jesus.

Part of this return to Christ is living our own particular vocations more fully. At Easter, we renew our baptismal promises and those entering the Church receive the sacraments of initiation. The Church teaches us, as we are baptized into the Church and receive the universal call to holiness, our particular vocations are also rooted in our baptism. This makes Easter the perfect time to pray for, discern and support our vocations. Indeed, the Church has the second Sunday after Easter set aside as the World Day of Prayer for Vocations.

Will you join me in a special challenge this Lent? Will you help promote and deliver vocations to the Church with the “40 in 40 for Vocations” challenge? The challenge is simple: $40K before Easter for vocations. Impossible? Nothing is impossible. We would reach this goal if 800 people gave $50. Or 400 people gave $100. Or 200 people gave $200.  Like loaves and fishes, God is generous in multiplying what we offer Him.

Please prayerfully consider making a tax-deductible gift or a pledge. One-time gifts may be made online by clicking the button in the right menu bar. Pledges for payments over time may be made by contacting The Labouré Society.  Then, invite at least five other people to accept this challenge. We’re already one week into our 40 days, but with God’s help and your gift of a donation and a few minutes of time, we can reach this goal and celebrate Easter with more vocations delivered to the Church we love!


  1. Greetings! I’ve been reading your web site for a while now and finally got the courage to go ahead and give you a shout out from Lubbock Tx! Just wanted to tell you keep up the great job!

    • Thank you, Randolph! So glad you decided to contact me. 🙂 Please remember me in your prayers and, if you would, invite others to learn about my story, and those of my fellow aspirants. Peace be with you and I will keep you in my prayers as well. If you have any particular intentions, feel free to let me know.

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