Serra's USA Council Vocations Vice President Dr. Anne Roat of the Serra Club of Lafaytte, IN, was a special guest on the Sirius XM Catholic Channel's "Seize the Day with Gus Lloyd" show on April 29, 2021. Dr. Roat and Lloyd had an engrossing and informative chat about vocations and Serra, concluding with Gus giving [...]
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https://youtu.be/jhbrNfn_sE4 On April 10, 2021, Archbishop Bernard Hebda of Saint Paul and Minneapolis shared with us a fantastic presentation on Visio Divina (Latin for "divine seeing"), a method of prayer guided by meditation on an image. In this presentation, His Excellency focuses on Caravaggio's "The Calling of St. Matthew."
What is the state of vocations in the United States? What are the United States bishops' expectations of Serra's USA Council as one of only three "consulting organizations" on the theme of vocations? For the answers to these questions and more, check out the Serra Meets page for a video recording of our March 13 [...]
https://youtu.be/wmjr1DLFttg How does our relationship with God transform us into people of action? Serra's USA Council Episcopal Adviser Bishop Thomas Daly of Spokane discusses overcoming fear in this brief video.
https://youtu.be/Q3YGs7dLKLU "What a great thing a good priest is!" Bishop Daly discusses good priests, bad priests, and Thursdays in Lent in this brief reflection.
https://youtu.be/XR0xo9oEKts Keep only the items, habits and thoughts that keep you holy. Bishop Thomas Daly of Spokane discusses freedom from possessions in this brief video.
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https://youtu.be/NWhu6HAQBW8 Have you ever had to listen to a "pompous preacher"? Watch Bishop Thomas Daly of Spokane speak on the virtues of simple, honest prayer in this brief video.
https://youtu.be/hcixwGV5vWM Family life is never easy. Of the three characters in the famous Parable of the Prodigal Son, how many have you played at one time in your life or another? Please take a few minutes to meditate on Bishop Daly's second reflection for us this Lenten season.
https://youtu.be/lZ0iSBuy2ew St. Vincent de Paul said, "One of the surest signs that God has great plans for someone is when He sends them distress upon distress, trouble upon trouble. The real time to recognize the spiritual mettle of a soul is the time of temptation and tribulation, because the way we are during these [...]