Join Serra’s international and USA leaders for a weekend of education, fellowship, planning and FUN at the Phoenix Airport Marriott (USE THIS LINK TO RESERVE YOUR ROOM).
IGNITE your Serran passion in the new year with presentations from the following speakers:
- Rev. Ralph O’Donnell, Executive Director of the USCCB Secretariat for Clergy, Consecrated Life and Vocations: “Vocations and Accompaniment: How We Can Help Others to Hear God’s Call”
- Dr. Eric Westby: “Priest as Minister of the Word”
- Serra USA Council President Greg Schwietz: “State of Serra in the USA”
- Sr. Mary Jordan Hoover, O.P., the first sister to start a Catholic high school in Phoenix’s West Valley: “The Unseen Reality: The Power of Prayer Behind Each Vocation”
- Rev. Fr. Will Schmid, pastor of St. Mary Magdalene in Gilbert, AZ: “The Role of the Liturgy in Vocational Discernment”
- Fr. Joseph Chinnici, OFM, President of Franciscan Theology at San Juan Capistrano: “St. Junipero Serra”
- Phoenix Auxiliary Bishop Eduardo Nevares: Joyful Promotion of Vocations in Latino Communities
ENGAGE the Serra mission by participating in the following national committee meetings and trainings:
- Sign up for and learn how to use Serra’s new Web Portal
- Training for Club Treasurers
- The USA Council Vocations, Programs, Membership and Communications committees will meet at the beginning of the Rally. All are welcome to attend these fun and informative work sessions!
Let the following opportunities for prayer INSPIRE your faith!
- On-site Eucharistic Adoration
- Mass with Phoenix Bishop Thomas Olmsted
- Adoration with USA Council Episcopal Adviser Bishop Andrew Cozzens
Plus sight-seeing and travel opportunities!
- Thursday day trip to Our Lady of Solitude in Tonopah, AZ
- Friday night walk down Mill Avenue in downtown Tempe, AZ
- Sunday morning hike in South Mountain Park