Project Andrew Dinner
The Project Andrew dinner is an evening that provides an opportunity for discerners high school aged and older to meet with Bishop Zinkula and Fr. Joseph Sia in a casual setting and get to know some of the local clergy and other men discerning a possible calling to the priesthood or religious life. In addition to a wonderful meal, there will be a short presentation and sharing of vocation stories with plenty of time for questions and conversation.
Thursday, March 28, 2019
Campus Mass: 5:15 p.m.
Dinner and Conversation: 6:00– 8:00 p.m.
University of Iowa
Newman Catholic Student Center
104 E. Jefferson Street
Iowa City, Iowa
RSVP BY FRIDAY, March. 22nd
to Colleen Darland, Vocations Assistant, 563-888-4378
or to firstname.lastname@example.org
Little Sisters of the Poor: Mission Chicago
In celebration of our 150th anniversary of service in the USA we Little Sisters of the Poor invite young women in vocational discernment to join us for a weekend service trip among the elderly poor.
Open to single Catholic women 18-35 who are considering
a vocation to the consecrated religious life. There is no cost to participate; meals and accommodations will be provided.
Friday, March 22nd 6:00 p.m. to Sunday, March 24th, 2:00 p.m.
Little Sisters of the Poor/St. Mary’s Home
2325 N. Lakewood Ave.
Chicago IL 60614
For more information or to register:
or call (773) 484-8444
Registration deadline is March 18th ~ Early registration is appreciated!
Encounter with God’s Call, Conception Seminary
April 6-8, 2019
Encounter With God’s Call is a seminary discernment experience for high school juniors through recent college graduates (ages 16-25). During Encounter, the participants further discern the call to priesthood and learn about college seminary life. Throughout the weekend, participants pray, meet, and relax with seminarians. Together we all seek to listen for God’s voice and our call.
On Saturday afternoon, you’ll meet seminarians who act as ambassadors, welcoming and guiding you through the weekend. As you attend the talks and activities, you’ll get to know them and the other participants who are discerning their vocation. You also have the option to stay until Monday to attend seminary classes and meet faculty and staff.
Contact the Vocations Office if you are interested in attending: email@example.com or 563-888-4255. For more information about the weekend: https://www.conception.edu/seminary/encounter-gods-call/
School Sisters of Christ the King: Come & See 2019
April 12-14 or May 10-14
Experience our prayer, community life and apostolate. Open to single women, ages 19-35.
A Discernment Retreat is also schedule for March 29-31, 2019. Space is limited. Please call the number above to inquire.
Exploring Priesthood, Mundelein Seminary
March 15-17, 2019
These retreats are designed to help you further discern God’s call to the diocesan priesthood, potentially through formation here at Mundelein. Throughout the weekend of prayer, discussions, fraternity, recreation, and presentations from current faculty and seminarians, you will better understand God’s movement in your heart as you experience life on campus.
During Exploring Priesthood Weekend, you will have the chance to learn about the steps for discernment, values of priestly life, and the structure of seminary formation. Current seminarians will share their vocation stories, and you will join them at Mass, Eucharistic Adoration, and the Liturgy of the Hours. Our historic campus with its many chapels will also be open to you for your personal prayer and exploration.
Please check back soon for more events!
Regular meetings are held at 7:00 p.m. on the third Wednesday of the month
at St. Vincent Center, 780 W. Central Park Avenue, Davenport, Iowa.
Priestly Ordination Liturgy
Deacons Terry Ball and Scott Foley will be ordained to the priesthood.
James Flattery will be ordained to the transitional diaconate.
Please join us and their families as we celebrate this next step in their vocations!
June 1st, 2019, Sacred Heart Cathedral, 10 AM