This fall, a day of reflection for those discerning a vocation to the priesthood, diaconate, or religious life or for anyone who wants to learn more about discernment, prayer and vocation will be held at the following parishes:
• Saturday, Sept. 18: St. Mary, Pella (9 a.m. to noon)
• Saturday, Oct. 2: St. Alphonsus, Mount Pleasant (9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.)
• Thursday, Nov. 4: Our Lady of Victory, Davenport (6-9 p.m.)
• Sunday, Nov. 21: St. Mary, Williamsburg (2-5 p.m.)
Each session will consist of a short presentation on vocations and discernment, prayer and time for questions and answers. There will also be time for quiet prayer during a holy hour of adoration in front of the Blessed Sacrament. Presenters Father Marty Goetz, Deacon Frank Agnoli and Sister Cheryl Demmer, PBVM, will speak briefly on the vocations of priesthood, diaconate and religious life, respectively, and will also be available to meet individually with participants.