Contact Us
Father Steven Zehler
Vocation Director

(904) 262-3200, ext. 121
Father Manuel Puga
Assistant Vocation Director

Father Mike Elias
Assistant Vocation Director, Gainesville Deanery

Father Jared De Leo
Assistant Vocation Director, St. Augustine Deanery

Father Matthew King
Assistant Vocation Director, South Jacksonville

Father Eric Stelzer
Assistant Vocation Director, North Jacksonville Deanery

Father Clay Ludwig
Assistant Vocation Director, St. Johns River Deanery

Michelle Clark
Administrative Assistant

(904) 262-3200, ext. 101

The Vocations Office assists men in the initial discernment process in answering their call to the priesthood. We provide discernment programs, events and formation of seminarians.

Street and Mailing Address
Vocation Office
Catholic Center
11625 Old St. Augustine Road
Jacksonville, FL 32258
Fax: (904) 562-6907

Becoming a priest or a man or woman religious is not primarily our own decision…. Rather it is the response to a call and to a call of love.

Pope Francis