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“The spirit of the Lord is upon me, because he has anointed me to bring glad tidings to the poor, to proclaim liberty to captives, and recovery of sight to the blind…”

Lk 4:18

The Diocesan Vocations Council

In May of 2018 the Roman Catholic Diocese of Portland Vocations Council was formed, beginning an exciting new chapter in diocesan vocations efforts in Maine.

Current Council Membership:

David Dube - Chairperson, Good Shepherd Parish, Saco
Fr. Seamus Griesbach - Director, Diocese of Portland Office of Vocations
Elizabeth Badger - Director, Catholic Foundation of Maine
Sr. Rita-Mae Bissonnette RSR - Chancelor, Diocese of Portland
MaryAnn Carter - St. Michael's Parish, Augusta
Lori Dahlhoff - Director, Diocese of Portland Office of Lifelong Faith Formation
Deacon Rodney Deschaine - St. Peter Chanel Parish, Van Buren
Robert Dumond - Knights of Columbus State Council, Prince of Peace Parish, Lewiston
Brendan Fedrizzi - St. Matthew Parish, Limerick
David Guthro - Director, Diocese of Portland Office of Communications
Angel Loredo - St. Paul the Apostle Parish, Bangor
Matthew Maloney - Cathedral Parish, Portland
Msgr. Rene Mathieu - Pastor, Good Shepherd Parish, Saco
Karen Moreshead - Holy Cross Parish, South Portland
Jennifer Bernier - Council Secretary, Administrative Assistant for the Office of Ministerial Services
Joy  Segovia - Office of Campus Ministry
Amanda Turcotte - St. Michael's School, Augusta
Garrett Wilkin - St. Paul the Apostle Parish, Bangor

Council Bylaws