“The Melchizedek Project is awesome! Thank you so much for giving us an opportunity to encourage young men to consider what Our Lord is calling them to do regarding their vocation.”
Fr. Mike Kuhn, Old Dominion University
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A Free Progam Providing Resources for
Starting Vocation Discernment Groups
Catholic men need to pray about their lives, listen for God’s voice, and get serious about answering his call
The Melchizedek Project forms small discernment groups for young men as they discern a vocation to the Catholic priesthood. Most discernment groups are formed on college campuses, with others held at local parishes and Catholic high schools. Nearly all groups are led by a priest who provides spiritual guidance. Groups meet seven times per semester for about 90 minutes, discussing every aspect of priesthood and how to “diligently discern” one’s vocation.
Their handbook is To Save a Thousand Souls by Fr. Brett Brannen, the ultimate guide for discerning a vocation to the Catholic priesthood.
“I wanted to thank you for this great service. I am working with a number of men and women in discernment. The men have really eaten up your book, To Save a Thousand Souls, so I decided to start the discernment book club and also invite other men who have tossed around the idea of priesthood to me but are not quite ready to take any bigger steps. By the way, the guides are great!”
Fr. Joseph Minuth, Purdue University
NEW ONLINE MEETINGS IN 2021
To kick off the semester, Fr. Brett Brannen is inviting both veteran group leaders and brand-new leaders to take part in a Zoom meeting to share best practices. This is chance to share your successes and learn from others..
Melchizedek Project Participants are
called to a sincere discipleship.
They will ask…
“Will I choose to trust His will for me, and courageously go where He leads?”
questions? Call 877-585-1551