Father Ben Sawyer, pastor of Christ the King Church in Wichita, Kan., celebrates a daily school Mass Aug. 23. (CNS photo/Christopher M. Riggs, Catholic Advance)

Vocations to the Priesthood

Diocesan Vocations Director

Fr. Seamus McEntee

Phone: 086 7750177                                                                                                                                                                                                  


Assistant Vocations Director

Fr. Bill O’Shaughnessy

Phone: 01 4590746                                                                                                                                                                                                                Email:



Archbishop Dermot Farrell has appointed a New Team for Vocations to the Priesthood for the Archdiocese of Dublin. Fr. Séamus McEntee is now the new Director of Vocation to the Priesthood with Fr. Bill O’Shaughnessy as the new Assistant Vocations Director. Fr. Séamus has assisted on the vocations team for the past seven years and is delighted to be working alongside Fr. Bill (Moderator of our Parishes) in this exciting role of assisting men discern their call to priesthood as well as vocations promotion. Let us pray that God will continue to call enthusiastic men to the priesthood for our Archdiocese.

If you know of anyone who thinks they might have a vocation to be a priest or is interested in finding out more about being a priest for the Archdiocese of Dublin, please ask them to contact either Fr. Séamus or Fr. Bill on the Vocations Team at: or check out: Vocations | Archdiocese of Dublin (


Fr. Seamus, Archbishop Farrell & Fr. Bill