Gracing the cover of this month's edition of The Serran is seminarian Matthew Pohlman of Omaha, NE, atop the Pontifical North American College in Rome where he is a Theology II student. To find out about how three generations of his family joined Serra, turn to p. 22! Also in this issue is a pictorial review of [...]
Whether you missed the Serra Rally this past January in Irving, Texas, or you would like to revisit some of the inspiring and informative talks delivered by Serra leaders and speakers this year, please click here to view videos from this great event.
For the sixth year in a row, Serra is offering daily Advent reflections by email. This year's theme is "Thoughts, Tips and Tools for Enhancing Your Serra Vocations Ministry" and features very short video clips of experts sharing ideas to make you think more deeply about our mission and how you can foster a stronger [...]
After waiting two years to have a convention due to restrictions caused by the Covid-19 pandemic, Serrans were finally able to gather in Chicago in October 2021 for Serra's 78th International Convention. Find full convention coverage inside.
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 [...]
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 [...]
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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 [...]
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 [...]