Vocation Events

There are many opportunities to create a "culture of vocation" in our homes and churches ...

 

Ordination to the Priesthood and the Transitional Diaconate | Saturday, June 1, 2013

Bishop David Ricken ordained Deacons Alvan Amadi and Michael Warden to the priesthood and seminarians Ryan Starks and Brian Wideman to the transitional diaconate at 10 a.m. Saturday, June 1, 2013, in St. Francis Xavier Cathedral, Green Bay.

Next ordinations to the priesthood: 10:00 a.m. Saturday, May 31, in St. Francis Xavier Cathedral, Green Bay.

 


Project Andrew Dinners with Bishop Ricken

Project-Andrew_2014Project-Andrew-Bishop-Ricken_2014Bishop David Ricken invites young men to share a dinner with him and several priests so they can learn more about the vocation to priesthood. This opportunity to listen and ask questions is for young men who are high school juniors or seniors, college students, and those older who are willing to look at how God is calling them. Project Andrew Dinners are at Bishop Ricken's house in Green Bay.

Next Project Andrew Dinner: Tuesday, Jan. 14, 2014. RSVP by January 6, 2014.

To Register: Contact your priest or pastoral leader, or Fr. Schuster and Fr. Quinn by This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it or phone: (920) 272-8293 or 1-877-500-3580, ext. 8293 (from 920 and 715 area codes)

 


 

logo_cyeCatholic Youth Expeditions

Catholic Youth Expeditions are scheduled throughout the year. from the CYE website.

CLICK HERE | Go to the CYE website

 


 

VisitationProject Elizabeth Dinner for Young Women

Bishop David Ricken invites young women to share a dinner with him and religious sisters from our area and learn more about the vocation to consecrated religious life for women. This opportunity to listen and ask questions is for high school juniors or seniors, college students, and older, willing to look at how God is calling them. Sisters from the Diocese are encouraged to invite young women, and to come with them!

For More Information Contact:

Fr. Schuster: (920) 272-8293 or 1-877-500-3580, ext. 8293, or This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

 


 

Franciscan Vocations Discernment Retreats for Young Adult Single Women

womens-discernmentThe "Called To Be" retreat for young adult single women, age 18-35, is sponsored by the Franciscan Sisters of Christian Charity in Manitowoc. The weekends begin on Friday at 7 p.m. and end on Sunday at 12:30 p.m. Cost is $25.

For More Information Contact:

Sr. Mary Ann Spanjers, OSF, by email or call/text (920) 973-9903
CLICK HERE | Go to the Franciscan Sisters' Discernment Retreats web page

 


Sisters of St. Francis of the Holy Cross at Bay Settlement

Cross-Word-EucharistSingle women are always welcome to inquire.

 Come tour our Motherhouse where our 130-year history is preserved and cherished.

 Meet our Sisters who love serving the Church and its people in the name of Jesus and    St. Francis of Assisi.

 Experience our daily joy-filled life of communal prayer and service to the marginalized.

Contact Sr. Laura Zelten, OSF, at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it or (920) 468-4737 or (920) 288-0237 for a visit.

We're always present online at our vocations blog. We invite you to receive our weekly reflection on the Sunday readings. They're sent each Friday via e-mail. CLICK HERE to sign up today!

Indoor Pilgrimage of the Canticle of the Creatures

Sunday, March 16: 1 to 3:30 p.m. (snow date March 23)

Featuring the sisters' 12 commissioned mosaics that visually express St. Francis of Assisi's Canticle of the Creatures and the four Franciscan values. Sisters will be at each mosaic to explain the meaning. Refreshments will be served.

More Information (including weather delays or cancellations): Sister Laura Zelten | (920) 288-0237

 


 

Teens Encounter Christ (TEC)

Weekend for youth and young adults, high school juniors or older. Participants listen, laugh, sing, reflect, pray, and discuss their lives and relationship with God and others. It is an experience of the Paschal Mystery of Jesus Christ: his life, death and resurrection! Join us!

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December 27-29, 2013 | Quad Parish Youth Center, Green Bay

April 4-6, 2014 | Quad Parish Youth Center, Green Bay

November 7-9, 2014 | Quad Parish Youth Center, Green Bay

January 2-4, 2015 | Quad Parish Youth Center, Green Bay

CLICK HERE | Go to the Anchor Of Hope TEC website for applications

 


Seminary Visit Weekends

Young men are invited to see what the seminary is like.

sjv_logoVianney Visit to College Seminary (St. John Vianney Seminary) at the University of St. Thomas in St. Paul, Minnesota.

Trip is open to high school juniors and seniors and college freshmen and sophomores. Trip leaves Green Bay Thursday morning and returns late Saturday afternoon.

For More Information

Contact: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it Fr. Schuster & Fr. Quinn or call them at (920) 272-8293 or 1-877-500-3580, ext. 8293 (from 920 and 715 area codes)