OPENING CELEBRATION FOR THE 2015 YEAR OF CONSECRATED LIFE! - 11/21/2014
Friday, November 21, 2014
7 - 9 p.m.
Saint Mary's Chapel at The Saint Paul Seminary
2260 Summit Avenue, Saint Paul, MN

The Evening Includes:

"Listening with the Heart of Mary : Virgin, Mother and Prophet"
- a talk by Dr. Deborah Savage, professor of philosophy and theology at The Saint Paul Seminary School of Divinity and the Co-Founder of the Siena Symposium for Women, Family, and Culture

Followed by a Holy Hour of Eucharistic Adoration, let by Vocation Director, Father Troy Pryzbilla


''Come and See'' Priesthood Discernment Day - 11/23/2014
For Catholic men, ages 22- 50, who are discerning a vocation to the preisthood and who have, or are close to having, a college degree. (Candidates for Pre - Theology)

9:30 a.m. Registration before the day begins with 10 a.m. Mass at The Saint Mary's Chapel at The Saint Paul Seminary. Come for talks, Holy Hour, tours, prayer, recreation and meals with the seminarians. The Event ends at 9:30 p.m. after Night Prayer.

Register by emailing: stpaulpriest@10000vocations.org or by calling 651.962.6890.



Cor Jesu for Young Adults - 12/5/2014
Offered by the The Saint Paul Seminary

Eucharistic Adoration, Confessions, contemporary worship music, and fellowship with other young adults, college-age and older, at Saint Mary's Chapel in the Saint Paul Seminary at 8:00 p.m.

Cor Jesu is held on the first Friday of every month during the academic year, except January.
The 2014-2015 schedule is as follows:
Sept. 5
Nov. 7
Dec. 5
January Hiatus
Feb. 6
Mar. 6
May 1
Summer Hiatus



Open the Door II: An Advent Prayer and Discernment Retreat - 12/5/2014
When: Friday, December 5, 5:00 - 8:30 p.m. and
Saturday, December 6, 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Where: Sisters of St. Joseph Provincial House
1880 Randolph Avenue, St. Paul, MN 55105
Cost: $25; overnight $35 (optional)
Register by Wednesday, November 26 (by Thanksgiving!) to Jill Underdahl, CSJ by e-mail, 651-696-2873, or online at
https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/OpenTheDoorII

*Sponsoring Religious Communities:
Benedictines at St. Paul’s Monastery, Crosier Fathers and Brothers, Franciscan Sisters of Perpetual Adoration, School Sisters of Notre Dame, Sisters of the Living Word, Sisters of St. Joseph of Carondelet, Visitation Monastery


Day for Consecrated Life - 12/7/2014
11 a.m.: Mass with Bishop John LeVoir at the Cathedral of the Holy Trinity, New Ulm.

12 - 3 p.m.: Open House at Holy Trinity Convent
12 p.m. Lunch with Sisters * ask all of your questions!
1 p.m. Convent Tours / Open Gym with Sisters
2 p.m. Sisters Got Talent!! Live entertainment!

3:30 p.m.: Holy Hour with Vespers at the Cathedral

RSVP needed for lunch only. Other events open!

No Charge. Free - will offering accepted.

To RSVP for lunch or for more information contact Sister Anna at 507.233.5320 or aswanson@dnu.org
www.dnu.org




Come and See Retreat with the Handmaids of the Heart of Jesus. - 1/2/2015
"Yes, when you SEEK me with all your HEART, you will FIND me with you, says the Lord" - Jeremiah 29:13 - 14

A Discernment Retreat with the Handmaids of the Heart of Jesus. Friday, January 2 - Sunday, January 4, 2015.

For single Catholic women ages 20 - 30

To registers, contact Sr. Maris Stella at
handmaids1@gmail.com or 507.276.9128

www.handmaidsoftheheartofjesus.com


Seminary applications are being accepted - 6/1/2014
If you have been discerning the priesthood and would like help with your next step, please contact Father Troy Przybilla, the Vocation Director for the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis. He is currently meeting with men ready to apply to be considered for acceptance as a seminarian. To make an appointment to talk about your options, Father Przybilla can be reached at przy1187@stthomas.edu or 651.962.6892.

Visiting Women's Religious Communities - 10/25/2014
Visiting Women's Religious Communities
Saturday, October 25, 2014

Visit four different religious communities to meet, learn, share meals, and pray with Catholic Sisters. We will visit local communities of Benedictines, School Sisters of Notre Dame, Visitation Sisters, and Sisters of St. Joseph.

Carpooling will be arranged.

This event is free; the day is a gift to participants.

For more information or to register, contact Jill Underdahl, CSJ, at junderdahl@csjstpaul.org or call 651-696-2873.

Attached is the information in print and here is a link to information as well: http://www.csjstpaul.org/celeste_visiting_womens_communities.aspx


BORROMEO WEEKEND - 10/31/2014
In honor of the feast day of St. Charles Borromeo, the patron saint of seminarians, you are welcome to join in the 40 hour weekend of prayer.
On Friday, October 31, the Borromeo weekend festivities begin with 7 p.m. Opening Mass at St. Thomas Aquinas Chapel at the University of St. Thomas, followed by a candlelight Eucharistic procession to St. Mary’s Chapel on the South Campus. The Borromeo weekend closing Mass is at St. Mary’s Chapel at The Saint Paul Seminary is on Sunday, November 2 at 10 a.m.


Men's Club - 11/14/2014
Our next lecture on November 14th will be given by international speaker Raymond de Souza (www.ProLifeKnights.com). He will be presenting, "Man's Spirituality and the Twelve Promises of the Sacred Heart." The program will start at 7:30 PM with the Rosary in the Church, followed by the lecture in Fr. Moorman Hall at 8:00 PM; both open to any man interested. Meal and beverages provided, but a $5 to $10 donation would be appreciated. To accommodate the evening, the Knights' monthly business meeting will start at 6:45 PM



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