“At a certain point in my life, I became convinced that Christ was saying to me what he had said to thousands before me: ‘Come, follow me!’”
Pope St. John Paul II
“Come and See” Men’s Priesthood Discernment Retreat
Men ages 16-30 who are discerning diocesan priesthood are invited to join Vocation Director Fr. Daniel Neizer, along with others for a day of discerning the call to diocesan priesthood.
Friday, July 21
9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Sacred Heart Parish, 125 N. Harrison, Warsaw, IN
Christine Bonahoom- Nix
Administrative Assistant, Vocation Office
Saturday, June 3
With praise and thanksgiving, Bishop Kevin C. Rhoades will ordain Deacons Samuel Anderson, Brian Florin, Robert Krisch, Zane Langenbrunner, David Langford, Jacob Schneider, and Ryan Timossi to the Priesthood through the imposition of hands and the invocation of the Holy Spirit.
The ordination will take place on Saturday, June 3, 2023, at 11 a.m. Due to seating capacity, this event is not open to the public, but it will be live-streamed on the home page at diocesefwsb.org.
ABOUT THE PRIESTHOOD
A priest must be first and foremost God’s servant. He must serve the needs of his parish family and the Church with all his strength.
BASIC STEPS OF DISCERNMENT
We are all called to discern Gods will for us in all stages of life. The following are the basic steps of vocational discernment.
ABOUT THE SEMINARY
Learn about the seminaries for our diocese, cost of education, what a seminarian should expect, and more.
MEET THE SEMINARIANS
The Diocese of Fort Wayne-South Bend is blessed to have 30 seminarians in formation for the priesthood in the 2021-22 academic year.
We will send you the most comprehensive and inspiring books ever written for men considering the priesthood, absolutely FREE! We can also connect you to discernment groups for men.
LITTLE FLOWER HOLY HOUR
Join us monthly as we pray for vocations. Each month is led by a different diocesan priest or deacon.