Following months of planning and preparation, the Catholic Diocese of Grand Rapids launched a new priestly vocations website on Sept. 30. We invite you to explore the site at its new web address, (formerly

The new website, hosted by the diocesan Office of Priestly Vocations, serves as an avenue to information and resources for men who feel called to the priesthood and want to learn more about vocational discernment, seminary life, or to reach out to the director of vocations, Father Stephen Durkee.

With more time than ever spent browsing the internet on mobile devices, being able to provide users with a mobile-optimized experience was a top priority of the redesign. Additional features of the new site include a streamlined, visually-appealing design which is easier to navigate, and more concise.

The new website, designed by Revel, is created in WordPress.

Pattie Reynolds, administrative assistant
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