Formation Overview

Students sharing their vocation and formation story

Reflections on Priesthood

A wonderful Vocations video for Diocesan Priesthood. For further information contact your Diocesan Vocations Director or visit

Called and Chosen

The introductory episode to a new 5 part series on hearing and answering the call to Diocesan Priesthood.

Shane Costello - Tuam Diocese

Shane Costello, who was ordained a deacon for Tuam Archdiocese on Ascension Sunday, talked to us back in 2015 about his vocation journey.

The Need for Priests

A wonderful Vocations video for Diocesan Priesthood.

Fr. Donal O'Sullivan - Chaplain in WWII

Interested in finding out more about diocesan priesthood? This channel gathers together a range of vocations stories and reflections.


There are four main areas in the formation programme for seminarians in Maynooth




This serves a two-fold primary function of the College: to discern priestly vocations and to form candidates for priestly ministry.



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