Are you Called to the Priesthood of Jesus Christ?

Dear Friend in Christ,

Have you ever thought of becoming a Catholic priest? Would you like to serve the Catholic Church in southern Illinois as a priest in the Diocese of Belleville? Would you like to know what you need to do to learn more about the possibility of becoming a priest? You will find the answers to these and other questions on this page. May God bless you as you think about the best way to live your life as a follower of Christ.

Faithfully yours,

Bishop K. Braxton


Catholic Pastoral Center
2620 Lebanon Avenue. Building 2
Belleville, IL 62221
Fax: 618-235-7416

Vocation Director

Reverend Nicholas G. Junker

Mrs. Patti Warner