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.
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.