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OCTOBER 9, 2021

What is Behind the Collar?

This FREE event is designed for those men who are discerning diocesan priesthood or curious to see more about diocesan life and how priests and seminarians are formed.

In this event you will:

  1. Learn more about Diocesan Priesthood
  2. Meet other men who are discerning or curious about the priesthood
  3. Impactful Q & A times after each presentation
  4. AMAZING Bonus Programming from 4-5 pm CDT for US Discerners Only!
This is a FREE event! When you register you will receive an email with more information and a Zoom link on October 7th. Behind the Collar is NOT be a Facebook Live event. We know this will be incredibly fruitful! Join us!

When is Behind the Collar?

This year Vocation Ministry will host Behind the Collar: A Virtual Look into Diocesan Priesthood on Saturday, October 9, 2021, from 12:00 p.m.- 4:00 p.m. CDT. This event is virtual and free of charge.

12:00pm – 1:00pm CDT – Archdiocese of Newark
1:00pm – 2:00pm CDT – Diocese of Cleveland
2:00pm – 3:00pm CDT – Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston
3:00pm – 4:00pm CDT – Diocese of Stockton

4:00pm – 5:00pm CDT – US Discerners’ Hour

What is US Discerners’ Hour?

This hour is only for US discerners ONLY. The hour will be broken down into two breakout sessions where you will get the opportunity to ask questions directly to each participating diocese and interact with other discerners.


If you have any questions or comments please contact us at

Participating Dioceses on October 9, 2021