Vocations Fair, lecture tomorrow highlights consecrated life

Vocations Fair, lecture tomorrow highlights consecrated life

Beyond Career to Calling, the St. Thomas Lilly Grant program established to promote a theological sense of vocation on campus, in conjunction with Campus Ministry, is sponsoring a Vocations Fair and lecture titled "Radical Encounters: Faith and Vocation" on Thursday, Feb. 12.

Vocations Fair

The vocations fair will be held from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. in the third-floor atrium, Murray-Herrick Campus Center.

Participants on hand to answer questions about the consecrated life for both men and women include:

  • Representatives of the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis
  • Father Rob Kroll, Jesuits, Milwaukee Province
  • Sister Mary Katherine Shambour, Benedictines
  • Sister Juliana Gapasin, Disciples of the Lord Jesus Christ
  • Sister Tekippe, Franciscan Sisters of Adoration
  • Brother Paul-Vincent Niebauer, O.S.B., Benedictines of St. John's Abbey
  • Sister Mary Francis, Little Sisters of the Poor
  • Sister Jill Ann Underdall, Sisters of St. Joseph

Lecture on 'Acts 9:16: The Apostle Paul's Call'

Later in the evening, Dr. John Martens of the Theology Department will give a lecture, "Acts 9:16: The Apostle Paul's Call – and why you should not run screaming for the exits!" The lecture will be held at 7:30 p.m. in Room 126, John R. Roach Center for the Liberal Arts.

The Vocations Fair and lecture are both free and open to the public.

For more information, see the Radical Encounters Web site. For specific questions regarding the Vocations Fair, e-mail Don Beyers. For information on the lecture, e-mail Laura Stierman.