"The Diocese of Westminster, which covers north London and is led by Cardinal Vincent Nichols, typically produces the highest number, with four in 2021. This year, it was followed by the Diocese of Shrewsbury with three.
"Shrewsbury Bishop Mark Davies has emphasized the importance of priestly vocations, opening a house of discernment at his cathedral.
"Announcing the initiative in 2014, he argued …More
"The Diocese of Westminster, which covers north London and is led by Cardinal Vincent Nichols, typically produces the highest number, with four in 2021. This year, it was followed by the Diocese of Shrewsbury with three.
"Shrewsbury Bishop Mark Davies has emphasized the importance of priestly vocations, opening a house of discernment at his cathedral.
"Announcing the initiative in 2014, he argued that the “crisis of vocation is neither inexplicable nor irreversible,” saying that it could be resolved through prayer and a “renewed love” for the priestly vocation."

By the numbers: Priestly ordinations falling in England and Wales

The number of ordinations to the diocesan priesthood in England and Wales has fallen for the third year in a row, according to new figures …
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Thank God for the vocations from ICKSP and FSSP. The diocesan priesthood looks to be in terminal decline thanks to Vatican II.