You are cordially invited to attend the
ordinations of our seminarians to the
priesthood and to the transitional diaconate.priesthood & transitional deacon
Saturday, May 18, 2013 - 10am
Cathedral of St. Raymond
604 N. Raynor Avenue
Joliet, IL 60435
All are welcome to attend
May 31, 2013
Combined Rite of Candidacy and Aclolyte
Two Aspirants from the Class of 2016 will receive the Rite of Candidacy and one Candidate from the Class of 2013 will receive the Rite of Acolyte at the Pastoral Center at 7:30 pm. Bishop Siegel will be presiding. Deacons and priests are invited to vest.
August 12, 2013
The Tradition Continues:
Monday, August 12, 2013 at 7:30 pm at the Cathedral. More information will follow.
August 17, 2013
Class of 2013 Rite of Ordination:
Saturday, August 17, 2013 at 11:00 am at the Cathedral.
August 4, 2013
Serra Seminarian Send Off Dinner
PLEASE NOTE THE NEW DATE and mark your calendar – Sunday, August 4, 2013. More information will follow
June 8, 2013
Spring Community Meeting
Our Spring Community Meeting will be held on Saturday morning, June 8th here at the Pastoral Center in Room 155 beginning with Morning Prayer at 9:00 am. Elections for Community Board members will be among the agenda items for this meeting. As in the past, it will be a pot-luck. Any of your favorite Breakfast casseroles, fresh fruit, bagels, donuts or juice will be welcomed
Deacon Couples Retreat, Portiuncula, Frankfort.
Fr. John Paul Cafiero, OFM, Retreat Master
Fr. John Paul has previously conducted retreats for deacons and wives in the Diocese with excellent reviews.
Sep 20-22, 2013
Deacons only Retreat, Stritch Center, Mundelein
Deacon John Freund, Retreat Master
Deacon John, along with others, will lead a retreat entitled Filled with the Spirit and Wisdom (Acts 6:3). Priests will be available for Reconciliation and Mass.
Oct 4-6, 2013
Deacon Couple Carmelite Center, Darien
Mark Nimo, Retreat Master
Mark Nimo is a lay evangelist from Uganda, now living with his wife and children in Chicago. Mark has lead retreats and events nationally and internationally. Mark is dynamic in word and song. Priests will be available for Reconciliation and Mass.