For those Serrans out there and anyone else who might be interested, registration for the international convention 20-22 June 2013 in Mallorca is taking place now. Serra’s 71st International Convention will be held in the City of Palma de Mallorca located on the island of Mallorca in Spain. As in past years, the convention will commence with the Opening Mass in the local Cathedral to be celebrated by the new
In the latest edition of Serra Connects I have written a bit more about what my position at Serra International consists of. I have copied it below. Serra’s Third Objective and the Internet In 1934, four Catholic businessmen, Harold Haberle, Daniel Rooney, Leo Sharkey and Richard Ward would begin what was to become known as Serra International or more recently as “Serra”. They organized weekly luncheon meetings for professional men
Serra's second issue of Serra Connects is available for viewing and download here. I will post separately my article.
This past November I traveled to Rome for a Vocation congress put on the by Pontifical Work for Priestly Vocations headed by Monseigneur Bonnici and finalized by Zenon Cardinal Grocholewski.The document points out various forms which have been useful in promoting vocations to the priesthood. It can be found here: http://serra.org/images/documents/document_english.pdf In my opinion it reiterates what most of us already know….the places that maintain the traditions of the Church are the places that have growing vocations.
I just returned to Chicago from Providence two days ago and have been resting up after a long week. I would like to share some of the photos taken at the convention. I have also included the slide show of the presentation I gave.
This week from the 21-23 June 2012 Serra will hold its 70th Annual Convention in Providence Rhode Island. The preparations are taking most of my time at this point and, rather than leave everyone hanging, I decided I will just pause posting for about a week so that I can focus on my primary obligations. If anyone is interested in attending the convention, just fill out a registration form, pay
I am now in Hong Kong airport waiting for my plane for Singapore. The prices in Hong Kong are so low comparatively that I spent $150 worth of Hong Kong money and received about $400 worth of brand-name material. Now I know why Hong Kong is the center of commerce.
I wish to let my readers know that in the coming week and a half the posts will be a bit fewer because tomorrow I will be travelling to Hong Kong in order to attend Serra's 16th Asian Convention, and afterwards by the generous invitation of a friend I will go to Singapore. I will be sure to update the blog with some aspects of my journey and please keep the