Come and See about priesthood Dec. 28-29

Published: December 11, 2019

Registration Form

Download and complete the registration form above and return it to the address provided by Dec. 21. There is no cost to attend the Come and See Retreat. Accommodations and meals will be provided. All single men ages 16 and older are invited to attend.

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“Come, follow me … and when you do, do not be afraid.” “If such a call comes into your heart, do not silence it. Let it develop into the maturity of a vocation!” — St. Pope John Paul II

The 2019 Come and See Retreat will be held Dec. 28-29 at St. John Catholic Center in Little Rock. Rooted in prayer and to consist of talks, group discussion, vocational videos and personal testimonies by priests and seminarians, this retreat is designed to help participants explore more deeply a possible calling to the diocesan priesthood. It is open to single men ages 16 and older. Activities will be offered in English and Spanish.

The retreat will begin at 11 a.m., Saturday, Dec. 28 in Fletcher Hall and end at 1 p.m., Sunday, Dec. 29 after Mass. Mail the registration form to the address provided or e-mail it to Maria Izquierdo-Roque by Dec. 21. There is no cost to attend this retreat. Accommodations and meals will be provided. Transportation can be arranged if needed.

For more information about the retreat, e-mail Maria Izquierdo-Roque or call her at (501) 664-0340. This event is sponsored by the diocesan Vocations and Seminarians Office. To learn more about discerning a vocation to priesthood, read or listen to the vocation stories of the seminarians for the Diocese of Little Rock.