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www.upcatholic.org THE U.P. CATHOLIC VOCATIONS January 20, 2017 15 Sister Laurie Sullivan, Just a reminder that you continue to be in our thoughts and prayers. We spiritually walk with you as you continue your discernment process towards your final vows. May God abundantly bless you! - Your St. Joseph Parish Family - From Father Glenn and Parishioners of ST. LOUIS THE KING In Prayerful support of our two Deacon Candidates... Thank you both for your willingness to serve our parish family and this community. William McKnight Paul Lochner DIOCESE OF MARQUETTE VOCATIONS Father Ben Hasse, Director of Vocations 906-290-2434 GOD CALLS THE PLAYS... WILL YOU HELP YOUR CHILD HEAR THE CALL? LET'S TALK. bhasse@dioceseofmarquette.org Meet the diocesan seminarians BRANDON YANNI PRE-THEOLOGY I COMMUNITY: Holy Name of Mary, Sault Ste. Marie SEMINARY: Sacred Heart, Detroit PARENTS: Steve & Hedy Yanni BOOK THAT HAS INSPIRED YOU: "To Save a Thousand Souls" by Father Brett Brannen, explains some of the realities of seminary and priesthood. It offers concrete advice on how to actively pursue one's vocation. MATTHEW CHARTIER COLLEGE II COMMUNITY: St. Barbara, Vulcan SEMINARY: Sacred Heart, Detroit PARENTS: Paul & Michelle Chartier BOOK THAT HAS INSPIRED YOU: "33 days to Morning Glory" by Michael Gaitley. The book has helped me grow in a better and deeper relationship with our Blessed Mother Mary. JACK KINNUNEN COLLEGE I COMMUNITY: St. Anne, Chassell SEMINARY: Immaculate Heart of Mary, Winonia, Minn. PARENTS: Russ & Maria Kinnunen BOOK THAT HAS INSPIRED YOU: "The Imitation of Christ" by Thomas Kempis. Many times when I read it, the words spoke to me what my heart really need to hear at that moment. Seminary addresses Currently, the 10 semi- narians for the Diocese of Marquette are studying at three different seminaries. See below for the addresses to each seminary. Consider sending a seminarian a card or letter with a note giving them a spiritual bouquet. Spiritual bouquets, prayers offered for an individual as a gift, can be an encourage- ment and help them on their spiritual journey. Sacred Heart Major Seminary 2701 Chicago Boulevard Detroit, MI 48206 Immaculate Heart of Mary 750 Terrace Heights Winona, MN 55987 Sacred Hear Seminary and School of Theology PO Box 429 Hales Corners, WI 53130 FROM PAGE 14 Father, you call each one of us by name and ask us to follow you. Bless your church by raising up dedicated and generous leaders from our families and friends who will serve your people as Sisters, Priests, Brothers, Deacons, and Lay Ministers. Inspire us as we grow to know you, and open our hearts to hear your call. We ask this in Jesus' name, Amen. Vocations prayer

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