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Vocation retreats & events

Easter Triduum Retreat, Holy Thurs., April 17 (4pm), to Easter Sun., April 20 (1pm)

A chance to be immersed in the liturgical life of a Benedictine monastery during the holiest days on the Church's calendar. Catholic men (aged 18-45) who wish to learn about St. Procopius Abbey and its life of prayer are invted to come. Contact Fr. James (vocations@procopius.org or go here) to reserve a spot (places are limited).

Next men's discernment group at the Abbey on April 23rd, from 7:30 to 9:00 pm

(participants may come at 7:00 pm for Vespers)

A discernment group is a group that meets to talk about how to figure out where God is calling you. While special attention is given to discerning God's call to religious life and/or the priesthood, such groups have also helped participants discern vocations to married life or the single life. 

The discernment group being held at St. Procopius Abbey will be sponsored by the monks of St. Procopius Abbey and by Fr. Burke Masters, the vocation director for the Diocese of Joliet. It will meet once a month on Wednesdays at St. Procopius Abbey from 7:30 to 9:00 pm, with participants welcome to come earlier at 7:30 pm for Vespers with the monastic community. Young men discerning a vocation are welcome to attend.

For more information, contact Fr. James Flint, OSB, at 630-969-6410, or vocations@procopius.org.