Vocation Events

There are many opportunities to create a "culture of vocation" in our homes and churches ...

 


 

Ordinations to the Priesthood | Saturday, July 1, 2017

Adam BradleyRev. Mr. Adam BradleyMark MlezivaRev. Mr. Mark MlezivaZachary WeberRev. Mr. Zachary WeberJon ThorsenRev. Mr. Jon ThorsenMatthew RapplRev. Mr. Matthew RapplBishop David Ricken will ordain Rev. Mr. Adam Bradley, Rev. Mr. Mark Mleziva, Rev. Mr. Matthew Rappl, Rev. Mr. Jon Thorsen, and Rev. Mr. Zachary Weber to the priesthood at 10:00 a.m. Saturday, July 1, 2017, in St. Mary Church, 4805 Sportsman Dr, De Pere WI 54115 (Town of Ledgeview).

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Ordinations to the Transitional Diaconate | Saturday, May 21, 2017

Kyle SladekRev. Mr. Kyle SladekJosé López VargasRev. Mr. José López VargasGregory ParentGregory ParentBishop David Ricken ordained Rev. Mr. Kyle Sladek and Rev. Mr. José López Vargas to the diaconate at 3:00 p.m. Sunday, May 21, 2017, in St. Francis Xavier Cathedral, 140 S. Monroe Ave., Green Bay.

Gregory Parent anticipates ordination to the diaconate on September 28, 2017 in Rome, Italy.

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September 20, 2017 | St Andrew Dinner with Bishop Ricken | Save the Date

St Andrew DinnerSt Andrew Dinner Bishop RickenBishop David Ricken invites young men to share a dinner with him and several priests so they can learn more about the vocation to priesthood. This opportunity to listen and ask questions is for young men who are high school juniors or seniors, college students, and older who are willing to look at how God is calling them. St Andrew Dinners begin with Mass.

Next St Andrew Dinner: September 20, 2017 | Save the Date

To Register: Save the Date. Registration materials will be released later.

Questions: Fr. Daniel Schuster This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it | (920) 272-8293 or 1-877-500-3580, ext. 8293 (920 and 715 area codes)

 


 

June 19-22, 2017 | Summer Action Retreat | Mt. Calvary, WI 53057

Vocations Summer Action Retreat 2017Four-day, three-night enriching, team building, faith-based retreat in the spirit of St. Francis for 7th, 8th and 9th grade boys at St. Lawrence Seminary High School. The retreat will use adoration, reconciliation, athletic and trivia competitions to focus on the role of service, community living, and personal prayer. The theme is "Be Bold, Be Catholic."

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June 23, 2017 | Middle School Catholic Youth Expedition | Baileys Harbor

logo_cyeIntroduces Middle School boys and girls to a life of discipleship with the sisters, priests, and staff at St. Joseph Formation Center in Door County. Transportation available from Appleton and Green Bay pickup points. Some need-based scholarships available from This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

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Catholic Youth Expeditions are scheduled throughout the year.

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VisitationProject Elizabeth Dinner for Young Women

Bishop David Ricken invites young women to share a dinner with him and religious sisters from our area and learn more about the vocation to consecrated religious life for women. This opportunity to listen and ask questions is for high school juniors or seniors, college students, and older, willing to look at how God is calling them. Sisters from the Diocese are encouraged to invite young women, and to come with them!

For More Information Contact:

Fr. Schuster| (920) 272-8293 or 1-877-500-3580, ext. 8293

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Franciscan Vocations Discernment Retreats for Young Adult Single Women

womens-discernmentThe "Called To Be" retreat for young adult single women, age 18-35, is sponsored by the Franciscan Sisters of Christian Charity in Manitowoc. The weekends begin on Friday at 7 p.m. and end on Sunday at 12:30 p.m. Cost is $25.

Camp Franciscan for professional, college, and high school young women

June 12-15, 2017 | Franciscan Sisters of Christian Charity Motherhouse, 2409 South Alverno Rd, Manitowoc WI 54220

For More Information Contact:

Sr. Julie Ann, OSF | Call/text (920) 323-9632

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Sisters of St. Francis of the Holy Cross (Bay Settlement)

It's a huge question: "How is God calling me to live my life?" We're here to help! Through prayer and conversation, God's call will be revealed to you. Check out these opportunities for discernment:

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  • Watch one of our YouTube videos
  • Get a sense of Sisterhood from our blog
  • Catch us on Facebook and Twitter 
  • Tour our Motherhouse and spend some quiet prayer time in our beautiful chapel. It's your option to meet our Sisters, who love serving the Church in the name of Jesus and St. Francis of Assisi. Simplicity, hospitality and joy are the hallmarks of our lives.

For more information, contact:

Sr. Laura Zelten, OSF | This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it | Call/text (920) 288-0237.

 


 

Teens Encounter Christ (TEC)

Weekend for youth and young adults, high school juniors or older. Participants listen, laugh, sing, reflect, pray, and discuss their lives and relationship with God and others. It is an experience of the Paschal Mystery of Jesus Christ: his life, death and resurrection! Join us!

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October 27-29, 2017 | Quad Parish Youth Center, Green Bay

December 29-31, 2017 | Quad Parish Youth Center, Green Bay

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All invited to Eucharistic adoration on first Thursday of every month, 8:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m., starting with Mass | St. John the Baptist Church | 2597 Glendale Ave. | Green Bay, WI 54313

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Silent Priestly Discernment Retreat High School Camp | Milwaukee | July 17-19, 2017

Cast-into-Deep-RetreatFr. Luke Strand invites high school young adult men to encounter the Lord through Mass, Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament, Rosary, Confessions, spiritual talks, fellowship and discussion.

High School: July 17-19, 2017 | St Francis de Sales Seminary, 3257 S Lake Dr, St Francis WI 53235

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