Vocations Office

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
vocations@dosafl.com

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

Vocations Office Staff

Father Steven Zehler

Father Steven Zehler

Vocations Director

(904) 262-3200, ext. 101
frsteven1974@gmail.com

Father Manuel Puga, J.C.L.

Father Manuel Puga, J.C.L.

Assistant Vocations Director

(904) 800-2393
mpuga@dosafl.com

Father Nicholas Bennett

Father Nicholas Bennett

Assistant Vocations Director
Gainesville Deanery

frnick@catholicgators.org

Father Matthew King

Father Matthew King

Assistant Vocations Director
South Jacksonville & St. Johns River Deaneries

frmatt@olsspvb.org

Father Joseph Kuhlman

Father Joseph Kuhlman

Assistant Vocations Director
St. Augustine Deanery

jojokuhlman@gmail.com

Father Eric Stelzer

Father Eric Stelzer

Assistant Vocations Director
North Jacksonville Deanery

frstelzer@assumptioncatholicchurch.org

Michelle Clark

Michelle Clark

Administrative Assistant

(904) 262-3200, ext. 101
vocations@dosafl.com

Upcoming Events


Adoration for Vocations

St. Joseph Catholic Church

7:00pm


Adoration for Vocations

St. Joseph Catholic Church

7:00pm


Adoration for Vocations

St. Joseph Catholic Church

7:00pm


Adoration for Vocations

St. Joseph Catholic Church

7:00pm


Adoration for Vocations

St. Joseph Catholic Church

7:00pm


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