Vocations Committee Meeting Minutes 2/11/20
Louie Delk led the opening prayer – the Memorare.
- Roll Call
In attendance: Louie Delk, Ginny Bockwinkel, Mary Ann Young, Carol Hartman, Dena Brand, and John Poepsel.
- Approval of Minutes
The previous meeting minutes were approved.
IV. Report on Ongoing Activities
There was one wedding in the month of January.
Congratulatory letters were sent to three families who had their six children baptized
C. Cards for Priests, Deacons, Consecrated Religious and/or Seminarians:
Praying for You cards sent to priests, deacons, consecrated religious, and seminarians
during each of the four weekends in January.
Seven birthday and anniversary card also sent during January.
Valentine cards were also sent to seminarians to let them know that Mass intentions
would be for them during the 8:00 a.m. Mass on Wednesday, February 19.
Birthday cards in the amount of $16.16 were purchased during the month of January. Year-To-Date expenditures are $374.22
E . Christ the High Priest Icon:
There will be an announcement at the start of Mass and in the bulletin regarding the
Icon. Families are now signed up through June.
F. Called By Name:
The names submitted by the congregation were provided to Father Nelen. Letters have
been sent to each of them informing them that their name was submitted as someone
who possesses the qualities of a priest, deacon, or consecrated religious.
V. New Business:
- Upcoming Dates of Interest:
The Diocesan Wide Vocation Meeting will be held at St. Martins at 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday, March 11.
World Day of Prayer will be on Sunday, May 3, 2020. Vocation Committee members will pass out prayer cards for this special day.
- Snacks for Seminarians:
The Knights of Columbus have agreed to support this program. Gift cards will be sent
to seminarians in lieu of snacks in time for their late April exams.
- Adopt a Seminarian:
Classrooms continue to communicate with their adopted seminarians as well as
keeping them in their prayers.
- Coloring pages
Coloring pages reflecting the Gospel story are available in the Bride’s Room. Notices
will be placed in future bulletins.
. VI. Next Meeting Date and Time:
Tuesday, March 3, 2020 at 4:30 p.m. in the Mary Room.
VII. Closing Prayer was lead by Louie Delk.
Respectfully Submitted, John Poepsel, Secretary