Join Serrans in their work to ensure the future of our Church by promoting vocations to the priesthood and consecrated life!
Who We Are
Serra is the global lay apostolate for vocations within the Catholic Church. We are committed to working for an increase in vocations to priesthood and consecrated religious life.
Serra International Convention
New Orleans – AUGUST 8-11, 2024
Join us for Serra’s 81st International Convention in vibrant New Orleans, the perfect destination for an unforgettable convention! Immerse yourself in the rich Catholic heritage of the city, explore the beautiful St. Louis Cathedral, stroll the renowned French Quarter, and savor delicious Cajun cuisine while connecting with Serrans from around the world!
The exceptional warmth and hospitality of the Thai people took center stage at the Serra's 80th International Convention, held in Chiang Mai, the country’s second-largest city. This gathering marked the largest assembly of Serrans since the Rome Convention six years...
Given by Greg Schwietz at the Chiang Mai, Thailand, Serra Convention, June 22, 2023 Your Eminences, your Excellencies, Reverend Fathers, Sisters, Serrans and guests; Thank you for the opportunity to serve you and this great organization as your president over...
Our Threefold Mission
To promote and affirm vocations
while growing in holiness
Promote and Support Priestly Vocations
Serrans ardently promote vocations to the ministerial priesthood. We recognize the Catholic priesthood as a sacred calling that is essential for our faith, and we stand alongside our priests, offering unwavering support in their ministry.
Encourage and Promote Vocations to the Religious Life
Serra is dedicated to encouraging and promoting vocations to the consecrated life within the Catholic Church. We recognize the profound beauty and transformative witness of Religious Sisters and Brothers, and we strive to inspire and nurture those who hear this divine calling.
Answer the Call to Holiness
Serrans embark on a personal journey of responding to God’s call to holiness in Jesus Christ, guided by the Holy Spirit. We support one another in this sacred pursuit, fostering an environment where each member can thrive as they grow closer to the Father.
Join Our Mission
By joining Serra, you become part of a vibrant community of passionate individuals who are actively shaping the future of our Church. Together, we empower one another, embarking on a remarkable journey of faith, service, and transformation. Most importantly, we make a difference! Through a myriad of programs and activities, we touch the lives of young Catholics and “plant seeds” of priestly and religious vocations.
Resources to inspire young people to listen for God’s call
The Serra Foundation
With your help, The Serra International Foundation supports seminaries and vocation programs throughout the world. Will you contribute toward the next generation of priests, brothers, and sisters? Your generosity makes a world of difference.
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