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Serra Meets with Cardinal Collins

https://youtu.be/P_J2xmDtGNM   Serra International Episcopal Adviser Thomas Cardinal Collins of Toronto graciously took time to be with us on his birthday, Jan. 16, to talk to us about seeking and forming candidates to the priesthood and religious life. Cardinal Collins was followed by a brief presentation by Serra's USA Council Communications Vice President Jesse [...]

Serra Meets with Cardinal Collins2021-01-21T12:02:01-06:00

Register for the Missionaries of St. Junipero Serra Contest 2020-2021

The Missionaries of St. Junipero Serra Contest is already underway for 2020-2021! After a wonderful success of 350 new members gained as a result of last year's contest piloted in the United States, this year we are opening the contest up to all Serra clubs around the world. USA clubs, click here to register for [...]

Register for the Missionaries of St. Junipero Serra Contest 2020-20212020-12-24T14:16:11-06:00

An Advent Message for US Serrans from Bishop Daly

https://youtu.be/NGj41BoCkEM Last Saturday, December 12, 2020, Serra's USA Council Episcopal Adviser Bishop Thomas Daly was the inaugural speaker for "Serra Meets," the new online monthly speaker series. Over 200 Serrans and friends of Serra gathered virtually to listen to Bishop Daly's message. Our next "Serra Meets" presentation will be on Saturday, January 16, 2020 with Serra International Episcopal Adviser Thomas [...]

An Advent Message for US Serrans from Bishop Daly2020-12-18T16:53:25-06:00

Welcome, Oklahoma City Serrans!

Fr. John Paul Lewis, founding chaplain of the brand new Serra Club of Oklahoma City, leads prayer at the club's charter ceremony on Nov. 12. Even in the middle of the pandemic, God is growing Serra. After an 18-month-long formation process, the Serra Club of Oklahoma City was officially chartered on Thursday, Nov. [...]

Welcome, Oklahoma City Serrans!2020-12-01T16:52:22-06:00

New V Encuentro Videos Added

At the January 2020 Serra Rally in Ventura, California, attendees enjoyed an in-depth presentation on the findings of the V Encuentro initiative, presented by Armando Cervantes and Kenneth Johnson-Mondragón. The session focused on vocations ministry amongst Latinx/Hispanic people, especially youth, in the United States. Highlights from the presentation have been divided into four videos now [...]

New V Encuentro Videos Added2020-09-16T10:44:47-05:00

Celebrating Priesthood Sunday in the Pandemic

No parties, no Masses, no potluck swaps, no elementary school group art projects... With our go-to Priesthood Sunday celebration ideas inaccessible during the pandemic, we've got to get creative about how to tell our priests that we appreciate them on Sept. 27. The Serra clubs of Harlingen, McAllen and Brownsville, Texas, may have just the [...]

Celebrating Priesthood Sunday in the Pandemic2020-09-14T16:41:39-05:00

2019-2020 Missionaries of St. Junipero Serra Membership Contest: A Resounding Success!

We are pleased to announce that the Missionaries of St. Junipero Serra Membership Initiative and contest, established by Serra International President Ruben Gallegos, Ph.D. and the Serra International Board, in cooperation with the United States Council, was a resounding success! With over 80% of the USA Serra Clubs (162) participating, this contest was the most [...]

2019-2020 Missionaries of St. Junipero Serra Membership Contest: A Resounding Success!2020-06-19T13:19:59-05:00

How to Get Your Serra Club to Thrive During the Pandemic

President Cozzens Dear Serrans, I challenge you to meet the needs of our Church at this time.  We cannot let the virus stop us from fulfilling our duties and mission as Serrans. We need to be creative in reaching out to support our priests, seminarians and consecrated orders.  We can use this time [...]

How to Get Your Serra Club to Thrive During the Pandemic2020-04-28T15:36:25-05:00