According to the Second Vatican Council, prayer for vocations to the priesthood and religious life is an important responsibility of all the laity.
OLPH Parish hosts several scouting units. Boy Scout Troop 57 has been chartered to the parish since 1948. These scouting units provide outdoor activities, skill building, leadership development, faith-enrichment and community service activities to boys from age 7 to 18. Adult volunteer leaders from the parish receive training including Virtus Youth Protection Training required by the Archdiocese.