Vocation Events

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

August 6, 2016 | Walk for Vocations | Green Bay

Walk for VocationsMeet and greet Diocesan seminarians in the UWGB Cofrin Arboretum conservation area. Donations at the walk will directly assist in the education and formation of our seminarians.

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November 1-7, 2015 | National Vocation Awareness Week

The Vocation Office provides several resources for families, parishes, schools, and formation programs:

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  • Paper Airplane Lesson Plan and Activity for younger children from The Compass in the Classroom

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Ordinations to the Priesthood | Saturday, June 25, 2016

Fr. Michael ThielFr. Scott ValentynBishop David Ricken ordained Fr. Michael Thiel and Fr. Scott Valentyn to the priesthood at 10 a.m. Saturday, June 25, 2016, in St. Francis Xavier Cathedral, 140 S. Madison St., Green Bay.

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Ordinations to the Transitional Diaconate | Saturday, May 22, 2016

Rev Mr. Adam BradleyRev. Mr. Matthew RapplRev. Mr. Zachary WeberRev. Mr. Jon ThorsenBishop David Ricken ordained Rev. Mr. Adam Bradley, Rev. Mr. Matthew Rappl, Rev. Mr. Jon Thorsen, and Rev. Mr. Zachary Weber to the diaconate Sunday, May 22, 2016, in St. Francis Xavier Cathedral, 140 S. Madison St., Green Bay.

 


Project Andrew Dinners with Bishop Ricken

ProjectAndrewDinnerEventProject-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: January 12, 2016 | St. Matthew Parish, Green Bay

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).

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

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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!

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Fr. Schuster: (920) 272-8293 or 1-877-500-3580, ext. 8293

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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.

Upcoming Discernment Retreats

August 12-14, 2016

For More Information Contact:

Sr. Mary Ann Spanjers, OSF, by email or call/text (920) 973-9903

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Sisters of St. Francis of the Holy Cross (Bay Settlement)

It's a huge question: "How is God calling me to live my life?" We're here to help! Through prayer and conversation, God's call will be revealed to you. Check out these opportunities for discernment:

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  • Watch one of our YouTube videos
  • Get a sense of Sisterhood from our blog
  • Catch us on Facebook and Twitter 
  • Tour our Motherhouse and spend some quiet prayer time in our beautiful chapel. It's your option to meet our Sisters, who love serving the Church in the name of Jesus and St. Francis of Assisi. Simplicity, hospitality and joy are the hallmarks of our lives.

For more information, contact:

Sr. Laura Zelten, OSF, at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it or call/text (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 29-31, 2016 | Quad Parish Youth Center, Green Bay

March 24-26, 2017 | Quad Parish Youth Center, Green Bay

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All invited to Eucharistic adoration on first Thursday of every month, 8:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m., starting with Mass | St. John the Baptist Church | 2597 Glendale Ave. | Green Bay, WI 54313

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Seminary Visit Weekend | St. John Vianney College Seminary

sjv_logoMen 16-24 open to the priesthood are invited on a roadtrip to the seminary. Trip includes St. John Vianney College Seminary and the University of St. Thomas in St. Paul, Minnesota, and other stops. Leaves Thursday from Roncalli High School in Manitowoc at 8:00 a.m. and CYE Basecamp in Appleton at 9:00 a.m. Returns Saturday at 8:00 p.m.

Pre-registration required at (920) 272-8293.

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Fr. Daniel Schuster & Fr. Quinn Mann
Phone: (920) 272-8293 or 1-877-500-3580, ext. 8293 (from 920 and 715 area codes)
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Silent Priestly Discernment Retreats | Menasha & Milwaukee | Dec 11-13 & 18-20

Cast-into-Deep-RetreatFr. Luke Strand and Fr. Daniel Schuster invite high school and young adult men to encounter the Lord through prayer and fraternity at a Duc In Altum Silent Priestly Discernment Retreat.
High School: Dec. 11-13, Mt. Tabor Center, 522 Second St., Menasha, WI.
Young Adult: Dec. 18-20, Saint Francis de Sales Seminary, 3257 S. Lake Dr., St. Francis, WI.

RSVP by Friday, Dec. 4 for the High School Retreat and by Friday, Dec. 11, for the Young Adult Retreat to This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it or (414) 747-6437

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Fr. Daniel Schuster
Phone: (920) 272-8293 or 1-877-500-3580, ext. 8293 (from 920 and 715 area codes)
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