Vocations News Briefs

Mark your calendars for the annual Diocesan Vocations Workshop on Saturday, April 9, 2011 at St. Mary Magdalen Parish Hall.  The workshop begins with 9:00 a.m. Mass celebrated by our new Bishop, John Noonan.  Details and Agenda will follow.

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Mark your calendars for the annual Diocesan Vocations Workshop on Saturday, April 9, 2011 at St. Mary Magdalen Parish Hall.  The workshop begins with 9:00 a.m. Mass celebrated by our new Bishop, John Noonan.  Details and Agenda will follow.
 
National Vocations Calendar Events:
            National Vocations Awareness Week–January 9-15, 2011
            World Day for Consecrated Life–February 6, 2011
            World Day of Prayer for Vocations–May 15, 2011
   
Encourage/sponsor vocations related-events in your parish.  For support materials, liturgy suggestions, ideas and/or “special events kits” go to www.nccv-vocations.org
 
Focus 11: Diocesan Vocations Fair–February 22-24
This event brings together every 6th grader and every 11th grader in our Catholic Schools.  It will be held at Holy Family Parish.  Check with your school principal to see if you can help with transportation, etc.

If you would like to support your parish school faculty and/or CCD instructors with a “Vocations Support Library”  (vocations- related DVDs, books, lesson plans, lives of the saints, great ideas, etc) contact Bill Motzel at motzellw@earthlink.net or 386 – 676 -7766 for information and suggested materials.

If your parish does not have a Parish Vocations Committee (and would like to) contact Bill Motzel (see above) or Bob Grudzinski at sbia4u@msn.com or 321- 269 – 4781.
 
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