Books/ Articles

Sing a New Song: the Christian Vocation – Timothy Radcliffe
Christian Vocation – Rene Voillaume
The Will of God: Finding and fulfilling your purpose in life – Kenneth Baker
Called to Life - Fr Jacques Philippe
Interior Freedom - Fr Jacques Philippe
To Save a Thousand Souls: a guide to discerning a vocation to diocesan priesthood – Brett Brannen
The Joy of Priesthood - Stephen J. Rossetti
The diocesan priest: consecrated and sent – David Bohr & Timothy M. Dolan
Priestly identity: a study in the theology of priesthood – Thomas J. McGovern
The discernment of vocations – Raymond Hostie
Catholics on Call: Discerning a Life of Service in the Church - Robin Ryan CP
Follow Me: the call to the religious life today – Rene Voillaume
Introduction to Religious Life. A Journey of Faith and Service - Friar Guy Lespinay OP
Searching for and Maintaining Peace - Fr Jacques Philippe
The David L. Walker Library at the Caroline Chisholm Centre is a great source of information.
Do you have a Vocation? – Russel Shaw
Discernment: How Can I Know God’s Will for me?’ - Peter Kreeft

Useful Links

The Holy See
Catholic Vocations Ministry Australia
Vocation Boom. To discover vocation to Priesthood
Discerning Hearts Catholic Podcasts

Vocation Stories on YouTube

Ten things to know about discerning a vocation
Seminarian Matthew Hodgson
Follow Me: Journeys to Priesthood
I Will Follow: a powerful film featuring the testimonies of Fr. Mike Schmitz and Fr. Josh Johnson and their journey to the priesthood.
Heroic Priesthood - Christ’s invitation to priesthood is an invitation to a way of life that is athletic in its intensity and heroic in its form. Discern the call. In this short film, Father Robert Barron and the seminarians of Mundelein Seminary present the demands and the joy of the priestly vocation.

Some inspirational stories:

Leaving Soccer for the Priesthood. History of Chase Hilgenbrinck
“God is the bigger Elvis” - Mother Dolores Hart previously an actress (former co-star with Elvis Presley). She left Hollywood in 1963 to become a nun.
Famous Model Olalla Oliveros becomes catholic nun