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Archdiocese of Winnipeg Section

World Day of Prayer for Vocations 2023
May 9, 2023

Archdiocese of Winnipeg - The Serra  Club of Winnipeg would like to thank all those who participated in the Eucharistic Holy Hour for Vocations on April 30th, Good Shepherd Sunday, presided by Most Reverend Richard J. Gagnon at St Anthony of Padua Parish in West Kildonan.

The Vesper liturgy was well attended, with 14 vocational discerners present, the Sisters of Mother Teresa and many of the lay faithful from various parishes.  Fathers Vijay, Dean of the North Deanery, Fr. Peter Nemcek, the Director of Vocations and Fr. Dominic Yuen, pastor of St. Anthony of Padua Parish in West Kildonan, was also present.  Some vocational discerners altar served, while Mr. Paul Blair was the Vesper's organist and cantor.  Following Vespers, all in the parish enjoyed a time of fellowship and food.

Serrans are dedicated Catholics who pray for the increase and perseverance of Vocations to the Priesthood and the Religious Life. Further membership information can be obtained by email: Barbara Rolstone at or Jane Alderdice at

Please consider joining us as we pray for the increase and perseverance of vocations to the Priesthood and Religious Life.

Ordination to the Transitional Diaconate
May 2, 2023

Archdiocese of Winnipeg - Mr. Christopher Pugh will be ordained to the Transitional Diaconate on Friday, June 30, 2023, at St. Augustine of Canterbury Parish (327 - 4th Street, Brandon, Manitoba) at 7:30 pm. All are welcome to attend!

Live-stream information will be available here: