Vatican City, Mar 19, 2021 / 09:00 am
Pope Francis said Friday that St. Joseph is a model for all vocations and he prays the saint will help young people discern the vocation God is calling them to.
“St. Joseph is an outstanding example of acceptance of God’s plans,” the pope said in amessagefor the World Day of Prayer for Vocations, published March 19.
“May he help everyone, especially young people who are discerning, to make God’s dreams for them come true,” he said. “May he inspire in them the courage to say ‘yes’ to the Lord who always surprises and never disappoints.”
The 58th World Day of Prayer for Vocations will take place on the third Sunday of Easter, April 25, 2021. Pope Francis’ message was released for the Solemnity of St. Joseph, with the title: “St. Joseph: the Dream of Vocation.”