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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

Upcoming Activities and Events

Spring 2019

High School Lenten Retreat (High School)
March 22, 23, 24 - Sky-Hy Retreat Center, Topsham, ME
A discernment retreat for Catholic high school students seeking to follow the voice of Christ.
Online Registration: https://goo.gl/forms/NWv3dY9jjYP6R1HM2 

Men's Lenten Retreat (18+) - "You Shall Love the Lord Your God..."
March 29, 30, 31 - Franciscan Guest House, Kennebunkport, ME
A discernment retreat for men 18-55 who are serious about their faith and open to the call to the priesthood.
Online Registration: https://goo.gl/forms/Dxk6liv8wpbjadPO2

Annual Chrism Mass Gathering for Discerners
Tuesday, April 16 - St. Peter's Church, 72 Federal St. in Portland.
A meeting with Bishop Deeley before and after the beautiful Chrism Mass at the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception.
Online Registration: https://goo.gl/forms/C3kE960zgBVVn1fw1

Spring Seminary Pilgrimage Weekend 
Dates TBD
A weekend for men serious about their faith and open to the call of priesthood to visit seminaries and meet some of the seminarians within our diocese.
Online Registration will begin soon.

Men's Spring Day of Recollection (18+)
May 26 - Location TBA
A discernment day of recollection for men 18-55 who are serious about their faith and open to the call to the priesthood.
Online Registration will begin soon

Summer 2019

Katahdin Hike Weekend (18+)
July 12, 13, 14 - Baxter State Park
Hiking and community for Catholic men from around Maine.
Online Registration will begin soon

Altar Server Festival
August 4 - All Saints Parish Multipurpose Facility, Brunswick
Join in for a day of honoring our altar servers. Mass will be celebrated by the Bishop followed by relay/team games and a family BBQ lunch.
Online Registration will begin soon

Men's Summer Day of Recollection (18+)
August 18 - Franciscan Monastery and Retreat Center, Kennebunk, ME
A discernment day of recollection for men 18-55 who are serious about their faith and open to the call to the priesthood.
Online Registration will begin soon

Hiking and Fishing Weekend (High School)
September 13, 14, 15 
Hiking, fishing, and community for Catholic high school students seeking to follow the voice of Christ.
Online Registration will begin soon

If you would like more information about discerning your vocation or would like to connect to others who are discerning, please contact the Vocation Director, Fr. Seamus Griesbach seamus.griesbach@portlanddiocese.org