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Serrans are lay Catholics – men and women of all ages and from all walks of life: lawyers, doctors, accountants, business people, nurses, engineers, sales people, clerks, retirees etc., all dedicated to promote and foster vocations.
Anne McCormack2021-09-13T11:59:22-05:00September 13th, 2021|Comments Off on Serra Meets Fr. Edwin Leonard
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZJ3hMYWAdCU How does a diocesan vocation director take a discerning young man from that initial stage of exploration all the way to the seminary and ordination? National Conference of Diocesan Vocation Directors Vice President Fr. Edwin Leonard of Coppell, Texas, shows us how!
Anne McCormack2021-08-23T15:48:45-05:00August 23rd, 2021|Comments Off on Serra Meets Bishop Frank J. Caggiano
https://youtu.be/9qWshnzhX7o On August 14, 2021, His Excellency, Most Reverend Frank J. Caggiano, Bishop of Bridgeport, spent about 40 precious minutes with us for the eighth in the Serra Meets online lecture series. He discussed formation of seminarians, what it takes to be a good and faithful, heroic priest, and [...]
Please join us for our next installment of “Serra Meets” on December 11, 2021 when we welcome back our USA Council Episcopal Adviser, the Most Reverend Thomas Daly, Bishop of Spokane. His Excellency will gift us with an Advent reflection for Serrans.
“Walk with Saint Junipero Serra as he traces our Lord’s footsteps in search of workers for the vineyard.”
A Franciscan missionary Saint Junipero Serra is well known as the 18th century founder of a string of California missions. Like Saint Serra, the Serrans of today put faith into action. Whether through meetings, vocational programs, or personal involvement in school, parish and diocesan activities, Serrans accept the challenge of fostering vocations and encouraging spiritual growth.
Let St. Serra inspire us to nurture vocations and become missionaries ourselves as we work for vocations. The USA Council Program Committee invites you to carry out this program of renewal by which all Serrans recommit themselves to furthering Serra International’s principles and objectives.
Serra’s USA Episcopal Adviser Most Rev. Thomas Daly, Bishop of Spokane, leads the charge on accommodating and adapting to new seminary requirements from the Vatican; a message for Serrans from Venerable Archbishop Fulton Sheen; and more.