What is a "Come and See" event?
A chance for Catholic guys to hang out / Games and meals / Discussion: Vocation Holiness, Virtue, Christian Manhood / Stories of the Priesthood / Prayer / Q & A with Seminarians

Summer 2019 Event:

Incoming 7th, 8th, and 9th graders. (Priests, youth ministers, dads, or a chaperone/driver are welcome to attend with their sons.)
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What:   A Day with the Seminarians
Who:    Young men entering 7th, 8th, or 9th grade as well as an adult male chaperone (priest, youth minister, dad, chaperone)
Where: St. Joseph’s in Moorhead (the Men’s House near the Church) - 218 10th St S, Moorhead, MN 56560
When: Tuesday, July 30, 2019
3:00 PM                Arrival, Lawn Games
4:00 PM                Adoration, Reflection: “What is a Vocation?”, Evening Prayer
5:00 PM                Cookout at St. Joseph’s in Moorhead (the Men’s House near the Church). 
6:30 PM                Depart for the Red Hawks game
7:00 PM                Red Hawks game begins
RSVP:    Please RSVP to Fr. Matt Schmitz, Promoter of Vocations (218-773-0877; This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.), by July 26.

Future Events:
- IHM Come and See Weekend: November 8-11, 2019
- Christmas with the Seminarians: December 21, 2019 10 AM – 3 PM.  Chancery, Crookston
- IHM Come and See Weekend: March 13-16, 2020

Esto Vir! is a vocation camp for young men (age 16+).  This camp is an opportunity for young men who may be open to the priesthood to come together and spend some days in community with each other and the seminarians of the diocese.  The camp includes sports and games, lakeside recreation, Mass, prayer, food, and fellowship.  

Date: August 6-8, 2019
Location: Sand Hill Lake Bible Camp (Fosston, MN)
Cost: FREE!

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Questions can be directed to Fr. Matt Schmitz, Promoter of Vocations:
218-773-0877, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

VOCATIONS STAFF

Fr. Xavier Ilango
Director
208 North 7th Street
Warren, MN 56762
701-893-5066
xavier.ilango@gmail.com 

Fr. Matt Schmitz
Promoter
200 3rd Street NW
East Grand Forks, MN 56721
(218) 773-0877
mschmitz@
sacredheartegf.net
 

Bonnie Sullivan
Administrative Assistant
(218) 281-4533
bsullivan@crookston.org