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 6, 2015

Looney-Edward-collarBishop David Ricken will ordain Deacon Edward Looney to the priesthood at 10 a.m. Saturday, June 6, 2015, in St. Francis Xavier Cathedral, 140 S. Madison St., Green Bay.

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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: January 15, 2015 | More Information

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). Deadline: January 9, 2015

 


 

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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.

Upcoming Discernment Retreats

January 9-11, 2015
February 27-March 1, 2015

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 (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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  • Attend a women's-only prayer event
  • 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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January 2-4, 2015 | Quad Parish Youth Center, Green Bay

TAP Feb. 6-7, 2015 (for those who made TEC) | Quad Parish Youth Center, Green Bay

March 20-22, 2015 | Quad Parish Youth Center, Green Bay

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

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 Interactive-Map

 


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)