Team Vianney - 10/1/2015
TEAM VIANNEY introduces four big nights for 2015-2016
October 1, 2015
December 3, 2015
February 4, 2016
April 7, 2016

Team Vianney is a Catholic movement of college men and senior high school men (9th thru 12th grade) in the Archdiocese of Saint Paul and Minneapolis at the Saint John Vianney College Seminary (UST, St. Paul campus). It takes courage to follow Jesus. Dedication. Leadership. Vocation. If you've got what it takes, come to Saint John Vianney College Seminary, beginning at 5:00 p.m. for supper with college seminarians, a dynamic talk on our Catholic faith, and participate in an energetic Mass with seminarians and university students.

Contact the SJV office at 651-962-6825 or with any questions.
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Operation Andrew Dinner - 11/3/2015
Priests and Brothers of the archdiocese invite Catholic men, age 16 to 35, to dinner at 6 p.m. with the Bishop and give witness on how they heard God's call. Following Evening Prayer, the event concludes by 8 p.m.

If you are interested in participating in this event, contact the Vocation Office at 651-962-6890 or Reservations are needed one week in advance.

Vianney Visit - 11/19/2015
The Vianney Visit is a chance for young men (high school sophomores through college; ages 16-22) to see what life at a College Seminary is all about. During your visit, you'll attend classes at the University of St. Thomas. The visit starts on Thursday evening, November 19, 2015 and includes Mass, daily prayer and hanging out with our current seminarians through Saturday, November 21, 2015 at 11 a.m. when it ends.

Vianney Visits are free, but space is limited. Register today by calling the Vocation Office at 651-962-6890.

Vianney Visits are held at Saint John Vianney Seminary, located on the campus of the University of St. Thomas in St. Paul, MN.

Please bring a sleeping bag and pillow.

If you have questions, contact Mary at 651-962-6825.

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Daughters of St. Paul Vocation Retreat - 10/2/2015
Two upcoming retreats! Single women 18 - 35.
October 2 - 4 in Toronto
November 27 - 29 in Alexandria, Virginia

Learn more:

To register for Toronto: Contact Sr. Helena at 416.781.9131 or

To register for Alexandria, contact Sr. Margaret Michael at 703.549.1323 or

RECTOR'S BOWL - 10/3/2015
Saturday, October 3 at 7 p.m. Join us at the University of St. Thomas Football Field (Palmer Athletic Field) to watch the SPS "Sons of Thunder" compete against the SJV "JAXX for the coveted Rector's Trophy at this annual event!

Come out to cheer on your favorite team (or rector!). Free and open to the public.

Free parking is available in the Anderson Parking Ramp (corner of Cretin and Grand)

Join us for this awesome event for high school age Catholic youth!

Kick off the 2015 school year right by celebrating the truth and joy of our Catholic faith at Archdiocesan Youth Day. Experience the community of World Youth Day locally with other teens from around the archdiocese for a day of excitement and spiritual growth.

AYD15 will feature:
•Archbishop Bernard Hebda and Bishop Andrew Cozzens
•Dynamic speakers, including author Sarah Swafford
•Emcee — Dan Driver
•Opportunities for Reconciliation and Eucharistic Adoration
•Activities and service projects
•Music by Sonar . . . and more!

Registration is by group only. Get your friends together and talk to your parish youth minister or campus minister to sign up!

Questions? Contact Sonya at the Office of Marriage, Family, and Life at (651) 291-4515

Miryam Dinner - 11/10/2015
Offered by the Vocation Office

Religious Sisters and priests of the archdiocese invite Catholic women, age 16 to 35, for Evening Prayer and dinner with Bishop Andrew Cozzens on Tuesday, November 10 at 6 p.m. The Sisters tell their stories of receiving God's call to consecrated life. The event concludes by 8 p.m.

The dress code for women is skirts or dresses or slacks (no jeans or insufficient-coverage tops), as are appropriate and modest for a casual dinner with these hosts.

If you are interested in participating in this event, please contact the Vocation Office at 651-962-6890 or Reservations are needed no less than ONE WEEK in advance.

Retreat for Men Interested in Priesthood - 12/18/2015
Are you looking for a time to set aside and really look into whether Jesus is calling you to be a Catholic Priest?

You are invited to spend time at the beautiful Kings House in Buffalo for a weekend retreat hosted by the Archdiocesan Bishops and Vocations Offices.

Seminary applications are being accepted - 8/1/2015
If you have been discerning the priesthood and would like help with your next step, please contact Father David Blume. 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 Blume can be reached at or 651.962.6890.

Office of Vocations - Archdiocese of Saint Paul and Minneapolis - 2260 Summit Avenue, Saint Paul, MN 55105 - (651)962-6890
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