+ NEXT SERRA CLUB MEETING

NEXT MEETING

April 20, 2015

St. Petronille Parish, 420 Glenwood Ave., Glen Ellyn

Speaker: Matt Zerrusen*, Vice President and Co-Founder Newman Connection

Guests are welcome! 

Please contact Joanne Carr: carrgeojo@gmail.com or 630-665-0994    

6:00 pm      Rosary for Vocations

6:20 pm       Mass

7:00 pm       Fellowship (Parish Center)

7:15 pm         Dinner

7:45 pm        Program: Meeting & Speaker                               

 

* Matt is co-founder of Newman Connection and oversees all operations of the company including marketing, finance and development. He provides the vision and infrastructure needed for Newman Connection to succeed. He has helped build Newman Connection into a household name in campus ministry and the Catholic realm. Matt is dedicated to campus ministry and also runs a company that builds faith based student housing called the Newman Student Housing Fund. Under his direction, NSHF has developed a portfolio of over $25 million and become the national leader in faith based housing. Matt manages our Dallas office.

 

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+ CELEBRATING the FUTURE of PRIESTHOOD

A joyful and inspirational afternoon!

Diocese of Joliet

41st Annual Seminarian Sendoff

Krasa Center – Benedictine University – Lisle, IL

Sunday, August 5, 2015

Sendoff Article – Brief Review

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 Fr. Burke Masters and seminarians

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                   Bishop Joseph Imesch                            Serra Club President & Int’l Exec. Dir.

                                                                                                                              

  Nearly 400 people including Bishop R. Daniel Conlon, Bishop Joseph Siegel, Bishop Joseph Imesch, and many members of the clergy and religious orders joined the seminarian families in celebrating our thirty-seven seminarians as they prepared to enter or continue their discernment and formation in answer to our Lord’s call, “Come, follow me and I will make you fishers of men.”

 

 

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+ NEW SERRA CLUB OFFICERS INSTALLED

Fr. Michael Pawlowicz installed the 2014-15 officers for the Serra Club of DuPage County at the club’s monthly meeting on June 16, 2104 at St. Petronille Church, Glen Ellyn.

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Pictured left to right: George Carr, Trustee; Diane Fabrizius, VP Membership; Sr. Audrey Marie Rothweil, FCJM, Secretary; Vijay Devadas, VP Programs; Tom Maronta, Treasurer; Ken LeBeah, Trustee; Fr. Michael Pawlowicz; John Matyasik, President; Maureen Toner, VP Communications; Dick Haymaker, Trustee; Ed Graham, Immediate Past President; Joe Langenderfer, Trustee.  Not pictured: Ron Beaumont, Trustee

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President John Matyasik pictured with Fr. Michael Pawlowicz and seminarians Michael Williams & Paul Solomon.  Michael and Paul were altar servers for Fr. Pawlowicz at the Mass for Vocations preceding the new officers installation.

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+ DIOCESE OF JOLIET ORDINATIONS – May 17, 2104

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We are thankful that these men have heard and answered our Lord’s call and we will remember them in our prayers.

Father Maciej Stelmach – Priest (third from left)

Deacon Rodrigo Padilla – Permanent Deacon (far right)

Transitional Deacons Clive Otieno, Tom Dunn, & Michal Twaruzek  (fourth, third & second from right)

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