Serra’s Mission: No Time to Stop

Read: Luke 17:11-19 and Matthew 8:2-3 President Cozzens Our world has come to a stop. We are asked not to meet, not to hold social gatherings for fear we will be infected. The devil could not have thought of a better plan. In this environment, how can we continue to serve our Church, support our religious and [...]

Serra’s Mission: No Time to Stop2020-03-29T00:01:45-05:00

For Serra Clubs: Missionaries of St. Junipero Serra Membership Contest

In the past 15 years, Serra International has lost over 8,000 members; that's over 500 members per year. You can help reverse this trend when your club participates in our MISSIONARIES OF ST. JUNIPERO SERRA CONTEST. Increase your club's membership for a chance to win: Cash prizes Dues rebate Free registration for the Serra International [...]

For Serra Clubs: Missionaries of St. Junipero Serra Membership Contest2019-10-03T16:56:00-05:00

Newman/Serra Partnership Helps Young Catholics Keep the Faith

by Anne Shepherd-Knapp and Alice Wold, Serra's USA Council Vocation Committee Serra's USA Council and the Newman Connection, a Catholic outreach organization, have partnered over the last several years to connect graduating high school seniors with Catholic ministries at their college destinations. It is estimated that 80% of Catholics who attend college no longer practice their [...]

Newman/Serra Partnership Helps Young Catholics Keep the Faith2018-04-23T11:11:11-05:00

Christ’ed Friendships: The “secret sauce” that holds Serra together

In most dioceses that have Serra clubs, Serrans are rightly and properly identified with the many vocations activities that they do for the Church with regular frequency. It’s a given that most Serrans are known as “doers.” One will find that typically Serrans are active on many fronts, mostly focused on vocations, while also supporting [...]

Christ’ed Friendships: The “secret sauce” that holds Serra together2020-03-29T00:01:45-05:00

Serra Is Not for Everyone, but Its Mission Is

by USA Council President Greg Schwietz A few months ago, we welcomed a new club into the Serra family: The Serra Club of North Idaho. This new club, with full starting support from our Spokane, Washington club (Club #2, celebrating 80 years this year), and District Governor Aileen Fields, is the first club in the [...]

Serra Is Not for Everyone, but Its Mission Is2020-03-29T00:01:45-05:00

“The Serran Litany. We’re called: It’s our Vocation” by Greg Schwietz

                      The Serran Litany We’re Catholic leaders. We’re committed to our Mission. We’re focused on Vocations. We’re do-ers. We rise to the challenge. We’re called: It’s our Vocation. What (or who) is a Serran? If you can nod your head yes to any of the statements in my [...]

“The Serran Litany. We’re called: It’s our Vocation” by Greg Schwietz2020-03-29T00:01:45-05:00

Thoughts on how to recruit new Serrans…by Greg Schwietz, President, USA Council of Serra

What is the best way to recruit new Serrans? This fall our very active USA Council membership committee (Nancy Gibson, VP) has introduced a new and proven recruitment program that encourages club members to work through their local pastors and religious to recommend family members and local Catholic leaders for Serra membership. In pilot trials, [...]

Thoughts on how to recruit new Serrans…by Greg Schwietz, President, USA Council of Serra2020-03-29T00:01:45-05:00

2017 Serra International Convention

Plan now to attend this wonderful event. The 2017 Serra International Annual Convention will be in Rome, Italy June 22 - June 25, 2017 it promises to be informative, historical, and very enjoyable. For registration and additional information please visit Serra International.

2017 Serra International Convention2017-01-26T14:14:18-06:00

Serrans worldwide pray rosary together

International Rosary for Vocations Conference Call For months now, Serrans worldwide have been praying the Rosary together for vocations. All Serrans, family members and friends are invited to be a part of this monthly international prayer of the Rosary for vocations. We begin our prayer on the last Saturday of each month at 8:00 AM [...]

Serrans worldwide pray rosary together2020-03-29T00:01:45-05:00

IRS Form 990 Reporting Requirement

In order to comply with IRS Reporting Requirements for Not for Profit Organizations, the Serra Clubs in the USA Council of Serra International are required to file a IRS Form 990-EZ. The Form 990-EZ must be filed by the 15th day following the close of the clubs' fiscal year on May 31 or October 15. [...]

IRS Form 990 Reporting Requirement2016-11-07T03:57:34-06:00