Contact Us

The diocesan Vocations Office, led by Bishop Richard Pates, is staffed with people who help young men through the discernment process, the application process and the years of formation as seminarians. We also assist women to connect with religious communities and with the discernment process.

Father Ross Parker
Director
515-237-5050

Cathy Jordan
Coordinator
515-237-5014


Follow these links to learn more about what the diocese has to offer for those in the vocation of marriage or permanent diaconate.