God’s power can help accomplish anything. When God calls you to do something, it is important to listen. When God calls you to a vocation, it means that He trusts you with great responsibility. You should ask God for help and guidance with knowing which path to choose.
The following prayers will help you ask God for help as you seek a vocation, whether it be a holy vocation within the church or another place that God wants you to serve in His kingdom. They will also give you a chance to ask for blessings upon those who are serving in God’s kingdom as their vocation on Earth. Whether you’re looking for guidance in your own life or wanting to intercede for others, these prayers will give you the words you need.
Vocations are the unique gifts and talents that God has given us to use in the service of others. When we follow our vocations, we are putting our trust in God’s plan for us and aligning ourselves with His will.
Let us pray.
Short Prayer for Vocations
I come before You humbly today to ask if You can help me find my calling in this life. I want to serve You and spread Your word. I want to help the other citizens of this Earth. I pray that You will guide me to the right path. Help me find a vocation where I can serve You righteously.
I pray that You will help me make the proper choices in my vocation. Help me represent Jesus Christ. Help me stand up for goodness and truth. Teach me to live and love with compassion as I serve.
I offer this prayer in the sacred name of Jesus Christ, Amen.
Prayer for Holy Vocation
Thank You for guiding me and blessing my life. I trust Your plan and I know You will guide me on the path of righteousness.
Today I pray that You will help me as I pursue a holy vocation. I pray that You will bless me as I serve in Your kingdom. Help me feel the guidance of the spirit. Guide me towards people who need the gifts that You have given me. Show me how I can serve them and bring them greater peace.
Help me spread the word of Your gospel with compassion and love. Send me to people who have hearts willing to receive the good word of the Lord. I am anxious to serve as You would. I pray that You will let me stand as an example of the joy that can come from a life devoted to Jesus Christ, our Savior.
I am so grateful for the opportunity You have given me to serve. I pray that You will continue to guide me and use me as a tool.
I close this prayer in Your holy name, Amen.
Intercessory Prayer for Vocations
God in Heaven,
Today I pray that You will intercede in our lives. Please help so that everyone who is called to serve in Your kingdom will have Your guidance. Help them lead and serve with love and charity. Bless their hearts with empathy and understanding as they help people from various walks of life.
Bless the priests and all others who serve in Your church. Help them resist temptation. Help them know the directions to give to the congregation that will lead to more unity and love. Help them know how to distribute funds to best serve everyone in this area. Show them how to forge friendships with other faiths to promote unity in our community.
Help all people who feel called to serve You that they will know the best place to serve. Show them where, when, and how they will be of most service.
I am so grateful for these people who have devoted their lives to serving You. Help me know what I can do to help them accomplish their righteous goals. Let me be an instrument in Your hands. I pray that their service will stand as a testament to the goodness of Jesus Christ.
Thank You for hearing this prayer in Jesus Christ’s name, Amen.
Prayer for Vocations to the Priesthood
Thank You for sending so many blessings into my life. I am unspeakably grateful for the profound influence You have had. I do not know who I would be without Your love and guidance. I am so grateful for all of the people who have been called to serve with the priesthood in Your church.
I pray today that You will bless those people called to the priesthood. Help them feel the guidance of the spirit continually urging them to choose righteousness.
Bless the families of the priests and deacons in Your church. Bless the families of all church leaders. As these individuals have devoted their lives to serving You, their families will also be called to serve. Help their families be filled with strength and support.
Watch over the leaders in Your church. Keep them safe from injury and harm. Remove temptations from their paths.
I humbly offer this prayer with hope and faith in Your power.
I close in the name of Jesus Christ, Amen.
St John Vianney Prayer for Vocations
You may also want to share a prayer for spiritual growth to aid your vocation path.
Holy St. John Vianney,
I honor the righteous life you lived. I am grateful for your example of how to be a righteous follower of Jesus Christ.
I pray now that you will ask God to send his power to all serving in holy vocations. Teach them how to follow God and serve His children. Teach them how to listen to the promptings of the spirit so they will lead righteously and courageously.
Help the congregation listen to the words they preach. Help them feel enlightened and prompted to enrich their lives with the word of God.
I pray that these people serving in holy vocations will know the needs of the people they serve. Help God send angels to assist these servants in God’s kingdom. Help extend their power and reach so that they can serve as many of God’s children as possible. Bless the people being served that they will be receptive to the good news of Jesus Christ.
I pray that You will help God’s church spread on Earth. Help it reach people who are willing to hear it.
I humbly offer this prayer in Jesus Christ’s name, Amen.
Prayer To Know One’s Vocation
I feel lost and adrift. I pray that I may know your will for my life. Guide me by your Spirit as I seek to follow you faithfully. Give me the courage to make whatever changes may be necessary in order to serve you with all my heart.
Set me on my path towards my vocation.
St Joseph Vocation Prayer
Dear St Joseph,
Your life and examples teach us so much about the vocation of life, marriage and family. You show us the path of our Christian vocation, namely fidelity.
Help me to follow in your example and always put God’s will first in my life. I ask this through the grace and mercy of Our Lord God.
Prayer For Vocation To Religious Life
Jesus Christ my Lord and Savior,
I come before you today to pray you will bless me with the vocation to religious life.
Allow me to serve you and your people with all my heart, mind, and soul. Give me the strength to persevere in times of trial, and the grace to grow in holiness.
Fill me with your love and compassion, so that I may bring your healing presence to those who are suffering and spread the word of God to those who are open to hearing it.
Perhaps say a prayer for pastors to support others on this vocation.
Have your prayer for vocations submitted all over the world:
Bible Verses For Vocations
I therefore, a prisoner for the Lord, urge you to walk in a manner worthy of the calling to which you have been called – Ephesians 4:1
The Bible verse Ephesians 4:1 urges Christians to walk in a manner worthy of their calling. This means living a life that is pleasing to God and seeking to follow His will for their lives. Christians are called to be servants of God, and this involves using their gifts and talents to glorify Him and build His kingdom.
While this may seem like a daunting task, Christians can take comfort in knowing that God is with them every step of the way. He knows their hearts and desires, and He will provide the strength and guidance they need to fulfill their vocations. Ultimately, it is through obedience to God’s call that Christians can find true fulfillment and purpose in life.
For I know the plans I have for you, declares the Lord, plans for welfare and not for evil, to give you a future and a hope. – Jeremiah 29:11
The Bible verse Jeremiah 29:11 is a reminder that God has a plan for each of us and that this plan is ultimately good. This verse provides comfort in knowing that, no matter what difficulties we face in life, God is ultimately in control and will work everything out for our benefit.
This doesn’t mean that life will always be easy, but it does mean that we can trust God to lead us to where we need to be. In addition, this verse speaks to the importance of following our vocations.