Thank you for your interest!

 

Hi Serrans and guests and Fr. McCaffrey and Fr. Vinshon, who attended the Serra meeting January 21st. It was a pleasure to see all of you. 

Thank you Father's for you inspirational words and blessings.

Please join us again February 4th, at the Claim Jumper (subject to change) for lunch at noon.

Reminder and information will follow in February.

Fr. Paul Sullivan, Vocations Director will have updates on vocations.

Learn more about being part of a group that provides daily prayer and tangible support to all religious,  priests, and seminarians. More than ever they need our prayers and support.

By being a Serran you are fulfilling a call to a singular ministry. You are doing what our Lord and our Catholic Church is asking of you. 

We are just a call away if you want more information. Call Kevin, president of the club at 602-885-1807 or email kevinarinaz@gmail.com or reply to this email.

Blessings,

Agnes Franzen

VPOC West Valley Serra Club

SERRAN DAILY PRAYER FOR VOCATIONS

Jan. 22, 2020

VOCATIONS DAILY PRAYER

"O GOD, WHO WILLS NOT THE DEATH OF A SINNER - RATHER THAT HE BE CONVERTED AND LIVE, GRANT WE BESEECH YOU, THRUGH THE INTERCESSION OF THE BLESSED MARY, EVER VIRGIN, ST. JOSEPH, HER SPOUSE, ST. JUNIPERO SERRA, AND ALL THE SAINTS, AN INCREASE OF LABORERS FOR YOUR CHURCH, FELLOW LABORERS WITH CHRIST TO SPEND AND CONSUME THEMSELVES FOR SOULS, THROUGH THE SAME JESUS CHRIST, YOUR SON, WHO LIVES AND REIGNS WITH YOU, IN THE UNITY OF THE HOLY SPIRIT, GOD FOREVER, AND EVER. AMEN"
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Jan. 22, 2020

PRAYER FOR THE PERSERVERANCE OF VOCATIONS

"O GOD, YOU HAVE CONSTITUTED YOUR ONLY-BEGOTTEN SON SUPREME AND ETERNAL PRIEST FOR THE GLORY OF YOUR MAJESTY AND THE SALVATION OF MANKIND: GRANT THAT THOSE WHOM HE HAS CHOSEN MINISTERS AND DISPENSERS OF HIS MYSTERIES MAY BE FOUND FAITHFUL IN FULFILLING THE MINISTRY THEY HAVE RECEIVED."

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“Pray, therefore, the Lord of the harvest to send out laborers into his harvest.” (Mt. 9:38)

Our Vision

 

  • To Educate and inform our members, collaborators, and the Catholic community of our commitment to promote the ordained priesthood and religious life.
  • To Encourage and affirm the ordained priesthood and vowed religious life as a positive lifestyle.
  • To inspire and call forth a well trained and dedicated corps of leaders at all levels of Serra by spititual and practical formation.

Benefis of Membership

  • Spiritual Growth:  Spiritual growth and enrichment through the deepening of your faith and increasing knowledge of the church's teachings and structure.
  • Educational: Study of current events and happenings in the public square in light of Christian principles.
  • Service and Social:  Association with priests, religious and Catholic men and women who are faith filled, dedicated and generous, sharing ideas of the Church and Serra and working toward a common goal.

Serra Club(s) Activities

Clergy Night - An event to honor the work that our priests provide for us in the diocese of Phoenix.  It is open to the public. (Phoenix)

Charter Night - An event to welcome our new members and highlight the work of our members. (Phoenix)

Holy Hour for Vocations - An event to invite ALL to pray for Vocations within our Diocese. (West Valley) (OLPH)

Religious Night - An event to honor all Women Religious and Brothers and to celebrate their contributions to the diocese of Phoenix. (Phoenix)

Seminarian Stipend -Financial support each year to all Phoenix Diocesan Seminarians. (Phoenix)

Golf for Vocations - Diocese wide Golf Tournament for vocations.  Everyone can invite a priest to play golf with and raise funds for the Vocation Office. (East Valley)

Mass Kits - For our seminarians when they reach their ordination we present them with their own Mass Kit. (Phoenix and East Valley)

Seminarian Picnic - This is a wonderful opportunity to meet the new and existing seminarians and their families. (Phoenix, East Phoenix and West Valley.)

Contact Kevin Rodriguez at 602-885-1807 for information or attend one of our meetings or events to find out about our vocation.  Maybe you are being called to join us. Blessings

 

Pray --Invite--Encourage--Affirm--Catholic Vocations

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