Dear Friend In Christ,

As you pray and imagine the plan that God has lovingly designed for your life, the Holy Spirit enables you to hear the voice of Jesus. He is inviting you to spend time with him and to know his personal presence in your life. He is offering you his friendship. In the context of his friendship, Jesus also offers certain men the opportunity to serve the Church as priests. If you sense that Jesus is speaking to you about the priesthood, don’t be afraid to consider it; don’t be afraid to speak with a priest about it. Ask the support of Mary, who accompanies us as we get to know her Son. Count on my prayers as you welcome Jesus into your life.

Sincerely yours in Christ,

Most Reverend George J. Lucas
Archbishop of Omaha