Vocation Events for Gals

Fun with Nuns

 Fun with Nuns is a one day mini  retreat that focuses on praying and playing.  Stay tuned for our next event.

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Steubenville St. Louis Mid-America 

Sponsored by Franciscan University of Steubenville and the Archdiocese of St. Louis. Located on the campus of Missouri State University, Steubenville St. Louis Mid-America provides a setting for developing a deeper relationship with Jesus through two weekend conferences centered on Eucharistic Adoration and the Sacrament of Reconciliation.  For more information, please contact Archdiocese of St. Louis via phone at (314) 792-7616 or email at info@stlyouth.org

Focus 11

A Vocation Awareness Event designed to strengthen Catholic Identity and help foster personal awareness of God's plan for 6th, 7th and 8th grade students.  Studies indicate that most priests, consecrated and religious persons first thought about their vocation in the 6th grade.   Focus 11 is a one day retreat that begins at 9 a.m. and concludes at 2 p.m.  Although the same retreat, Focus 11 for 2017 will be offered Tuesday February 7th, Wednesday February 8th and Thursday February 9th.  This event will take place at the Skip Viragh Center for Visual Arts on the campus of Chaminade Prep. College.  Please arrive between 8:30 and 8:45 a.m.  We will begin promptly at  9. Please indicate on the registration form which day your school will be attending, schools will be assigned on a first come basis.  Please email your Focus 11 Registration form to Renae Novak at Rnovak@archstl.org before January 9, 2017. 


Focus 11 Highlights include:

  • Mass for Vocations
  • Praise and Worship Music with the Adam Bitter
  • Opportunities to visit with priest, seminarians and religious 
  • Activities and talks encouraging students to consider their unique call to holiness
  • Adoration  and quiet time to consider a possible vocation to the priesthood or religious life

- Directions to Chaminade.pdf
- Focus 11 Registration Flyer 2017.pdf

Nun Runs

 A Nun Run is an event sponsored by the Office of Vocations open to all high school and college age young women. Each month, this group travels to various convents around St. Louis in order to build a community committed to growth in holiness, foster  a spirit of discernment, and become familiar with different religious orders and their charisms.  For more information on upcoming Nun Runs, please contact Renae Novak in the Office of Vocations at 314.792.6465.