Vocation Events for Guys

Priesthood Discernment Retreat
The Priesthood Discernment Retreat is for men ages 18-36 who are thought to possess the qualities necessary for priestly ministry. This retreat will give you an opportunity to refelct on how to be attentive to the Lord's call in your life.   Read More

Come and See Weekends
"Come and See Weekends" provide an opportunity for high school age men, considering a vocation to the priesthood, to visit Kenrick-Glennon Seminary and interact with seminarians. Join us for a few days where you will meet the students and staff and experience the Cardinal Glennon College Program. The weekend begins on Friday with check in at 4:30 p.m. and concludes on Sunday with a celebration of the Eucharist at 9:00 a.m., followed by brunch with the seminarians. Read More

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.   
- Directions to Chaminade.pdf

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

Kenrick-Glennon Days (KGD) 
Kenrick-Glennon Days is an overnight summer camp held at he seminary for middle school and freshman boys. Through talks and activities, and time with young priests and seminarians, campers can become more aware of God's love and think about how God is calling them. Young men who have completed at least one year of high school are eligible to apply for a junior counselor position.  Read More