+ NEXT SERRA CLUB MEETING

Monday, October 20, 2014 

Everyone is invited!

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For reservations, email Joanne at serraclubdc@outlook.com

St. Petronille Church – 420 Glenwood Ave. – Glen Ellyn, IL 

6:00 pm – Rosary for Vocations

6:30 pm – Mass

7:00 pm – Fellowship

7:30 pm – Dinner

8:00 pm – Guest Presenter: Rev. Paul Henson, Vocations Director for the Carmelites

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+ CELEBRATING the FUTURE of PRIESTHOOD

A joyful and inspirational afternoon!

Diocese of Joliet

40th Annual Seminarian Sendoff

Krasa Center – Benedictine University – Lisle, IL

Sunday, August 3, 2014

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.”

We hope you will join us next year on August 2, 2015.

Watch for 2015 Seminarian Sendoff details in early 2015.

 

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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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