Novena for Deacons | Archdiocese of Cincinnati Vocations

Commit To Praying For These Four Future Priests! 

On May 19, the Archdiocese of Cincinnati will celebrate the ordination of four men to the priesthood! Deacons Craig Best, Jarred Kohn, Andrew Smith, and Jacob Willig have spent many years studying, discerning, and serving in preparation for this momentous day where they receive the Sacrament of Holy Orders. 

We know that it is your prayers for the vocations of future priests that have strengthened them throughout their years of formation. We ask that you intensify your prayers and join us in a novena for these men as they near ordination day.

Join us for the Novena.

Join us for the Novena.

During this 9 Day Novena you will receive:

  • Videos from the men preparing for ordination, sharing about the many aspects of the priestly vocation--from being a confessor to teaching and preparing couples for marriage. 
  • Daily email reminders to pray the novena. 
  • A daily prayer asking God the Father to bless, sanctify, and consecrate these future priests.  

Meet one of our future priests!

"

 God kept calling me to go, and He is still calling.

Deacon Andrew J. Smith

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