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Vocationist Fathers and Brothers

Vocationist Fathers and Brothers

Society of Divine Vocations

The ultimate goal of the Vocationist Fathers is to bring all its members, and, through them, the whole world to perfect divine union with the Father, the Son and the Holy Spirit. The Vocationist Fathers believe in universal sanctification and promote it in all walks of life.

Biographical Information

Founder: Blessed Father Justin M. Russolillo

Foundation: 1920

Ecclesial Recognition: The Vocationist Fathers and Sisters became a congregation of Pontifical Right on January 3, 1948 and May 24, 1947, respectively.



Lay/Religious: religious

Individual/Community: Community

Commitment/Vows: Candidates take temporary vows of poverty, chastity and obedience for three years, after which the vows become permanent.

Purpose and Activities

Overall Purpose: To direct and lead members, and through them all people, to perfect union with the Divine Persons, through communion with the Sacred heart of Jesus.

Apostolic commitments: The mission is the searching out and formation of priestly and religious vocations, especially among the underprivileged.

Marian Characteristics

Major Inspirations: Imitation of Mary

General Marian Characteristics:

Spiritual\Devotional Exercises:

Pastoral/Apostolic Endeavors:


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