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St. Serra Vocations Ministry Newsletter

Message from our Leadership

Dear Fellow Serrans and Followers,
August is the month of Mary. The Church dedicates this month to the
Immaculate Heart of Mary. The Immaculate Heart is often recognized together with the Sacred Heart of Jesus, which we celebrate in the month of June. Continue reading →

From The Editor

Welcome to the St. Serra Vocations Ministry Newsletter. This months edition is a typical summer newsletter. A little brief but still enlightening. We appreciate all our followers and ask that you share this newsletter. Our feature article this month is A Celebration Of Seminarians written by the FFCC! Continue reading →

A Celebration Of Seminarians

STAMFORD—Seminarians in the diocese of Bridgeport recently gathered at Holy Spirit Church in Stamford for an all-day retreat, followed by Solemn Vespers and dinner with members of the Blessed Michael McGivney Society. Bishop Frank J. Caggiano celebrated Mass for the men, followed by Solemn Vespers. Continue reading →

Nashville Dominican Sisters support Hillbilly Thomists on country music’s most famous stage

The famous Grand Ole Opry House in Nashville, Tennessee, has hosted stars such as Elvis Presley, Johnny Cash, Willie Nelson, Garth Brooks, Dolly Parton, and many more. But it wasn’t until Aug. 1 that a band of wisecracking, bluegrass-playing, Spirit-filled Dominican friars had played the legendary venue. Continue reading →

A Minute with Mike

I recently read a paper on C.S. Lewis by Jana Harmon, Adjunct Professor of Cultural Apologetics at Biola University and a Teaching Fellow for C.S. Lewis Institute, Atlanta. Professor Harmon’s theme is taken from Lewis’ book “The Problem of Pain.” Pain, suffering, can oftentimes bring about doubt to a caring and loving God and why? Continue reading →

Deacon Daves Corner

Do you know that one-quarter of the Catechism is devoted to prayer? That fact shows the importance of prayer in forming our faith, which is further proven by the gospel reading from the Seventeenth Sunday of Ordinary time (Luke 11:1-13) when one of Jesus’ disciples asked Him to teach them to pray. From that request, He gave us the Lord’s Prayer. Continue reading →

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