Contact Us
Father Clay Ludwig
Vocation Director

(904) 262-3200, ext. 121
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

Michelle Clark
Administrative Assistant

(904) 262-3200, ext. 101

Please view a video message from Father Clay Ludwig, Vocation Director:

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
Phone: (904) 262-3200, ext. 101
Fax: (904) 262-0698

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

Upcoming Events

2024 Ordination to the Priesthood

Cathedral Basilica of St. Augustine