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The band ooberfuse performed at World Youth Day last year

The band ooberfuse have composed a ‘dubstep’ soundtrack for the Church’s new vocations framework

Participants at an Invocation weekend at St Mary's College, Oscott (Photo: Mazur/

Let’s hope they put an end to Shine Jesus Shine and X Factor-style retreats

Aim is to ensure every young person has a discernment group to discuss vocations

The Holy Father looks on as a female server presents his zuchetto

Undoing the damage will take time: the sooner the Church starts to clear up the mess, the better

Iesu Communio was approved by Pope Benedict in December last year

The sisters of Iesu Communio are experiencing an ‘explosion’ of vocations

Hundreds of thousands of women around the world are drawn to religious life

New seminarians at Allen Hall, Chelsea, with Archbishop Vincent Nichols

This year 56 men entered seminary in England and Wales

Back row, from second from left: Fr Timothy Burke, Fr Paul Moss, Fr Michael Leadbeater (right), Cath Amos

Pupils pray for vocations in West Bromwich

New seminarians at Allen Hall, from left: Guy Nevard, Christian de Lisle, Cyril Chiaha, Tom Montgomery, Bill Bowder and Adam Dora with Archbishop Nichols

Allen Hall: boost in numbers

Eleven men have started studying for the Catholic priesthood at Allen Hall in west London

Boom time for Westminster seminaries

Boom time for Westminster seminaries

Despite a gloomy nation-wide picture, Westminster diocese has experienced an increase in vocations