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Discernment Opportunities

One of the best ways to assist in your discernment is to visit a seminary or religious house and meet the people who live there. This gives discerners an opportunity to see what daily life is like in these places, and can spark new friendships both with fellow young people discerning their vocation and with seminarians and religious novices who can be a great support along the way. 

The Office of Vocations periodically sponsors these sorts of trips. If there are any upcoming trips, the information will be found below. Also, individual discerners can always request to make a private visit themselves. The Office of Vocations is very willing to schedule these visits. If you are interested, contact one of the vocation directors.

Upcoming Trips

There are no trips scheduled at this time due to precautions to slow the spread of Covid-19. We will schedule events as soon as it is prudent!

If you are interested in visiting a House of Discernment, please contact Fr. Nick Adam (


The Diocese of Jackson offers these discernment trips at no cost to the attendants.

If you are interested in supporting a trip, please contact the Office of Vocations

Diocese of Jackson

Attn: Office of Vocations

PO Box 2248
Jackson, MS 39225-2248

Want to learn more about discernment? Email Fr. Nick
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