Second Collection For Seminarians
The second collection next weekend, January 20 & 21, goes to the support of our seminarians as they pursue their college and post-graduate studies for the priesthood. By necessity, these costs have grown to be a major part of the annual diocesan operational budget which includes room, board and tuitions fees.
At the present time our diocese is blessed to have 20 men in different phases of formation and we were abundantly blessed with the ordination of 3 men to the priesthood this past year. Needless to say, though, this is an urgent and very important cause and your customary generosity is appreciated to support our seminarians in this practical way.
We ask for your continued daily prayers for the intentions of all the young men who are actually studying for their dedicated life as well as for many to follow their example. Again, we encourage all to take a more active part in fostering vocations to the priesthood and religious life, especially through our own families.