Pope Francis has recounts the Biblical account of the women, filled with grief, as they went to visit his tomb following the crucifixion. Francis says their grief can be seen in the faces of many women today. "In their faces we can see reflected all those who, walking the streets of our cities, feel the pain of dire poverty, the sorrow born of exploitation and human trafficking.
Click on the video to the right to hear the Pope's homily during the Easter Mass the day. If you will wish, you can play the whole video of the Mass and the Pope's Urbi et Orbi address here.
Runnin Revs is sponsored joimtly by the Serra Club of Kansas City in Kansas and the Serra Club of Johnson County. It is our only fundraiser. Money raised goes to support the seminarians of our archdiocese. If you haven't attended a Runnin Revs game, you missed a fun evening. Plan to attend next year. You will have a great time while supporting our seminarians.
Click here for more on the story and a slideshow showing all the action.
A highlight of our year as Serrans is the annual Lenten retreat conducted by Msgr. Mullen. The retreat this year took place at Savior Pastoral Center on March 10.
The theme of the retreat was “The Holy Spirit and making and growing as disciples of Christ.” The Holy Spirit lives within us and is the spirit of love. Msgr. discussed with us the fruits of the Holy Spirit and how they strengthen the practice of our faith. After two presentations, there were small group discussions concerning the topics presented.
A bonus of his presentation was a recalling of the history of the Savioral Pstoral Center as a minor seminary, Saviour of the World Seminary. It was very evident that Msgr. holds fond memories of the Seminary. He was a faculty member at the start in 1965 and later Rector of the Seminary before it closed in 1987.
Our heartfelt thanks to Msgr. Mullen for his continued service to our club, especially in areas of our faith.
We plann to keep links to the last several website home pages and calendars. Click on the links below for the first three:
President's letter for April 2018
Gentlemen, Happy Easter. And as we celebrate our Risen Lord let us all be mindful of Msgr Mike's message to us during our Lenten retreat. That we will know better who the Holy Spirit is and that we as Serrans will follow His guide and grow as Disciples for Jesus. That we will be more effective in promoting vocations for the religious life and in our pursue of evangelization.
This "God Moment" is taken from an interview Fr. Marcel Uwineza gave to the student newspaper of Boston College. Fr. Marcel is a friend of our adopted son Fr. Jean-Baptiste Ganza.
Read his "God Moment", the "Price and Grace of Forgiveness" here.
You will find all "God Moments" on that same page.
The Serra Club of Morogoro
A recent update from the Serra Club of Morogoro who asked our help and support in performing their mission.
Their president, Simon Baluku writes, "Wish you the best and thanks for the love you are showing us here in Tanzania. Our Club members say , thanks and please keep it up. God bless you abundantly for your time and dedication. Easter wishes and greetings!"
USA Council of Serra International
Click here to read USAC President Greg Schwietz article "Is Serra Facing a Leadership Crisis?"
Pope Francis' intentions for April 2018
Universal – For those who have Responsibility in Economic Matters That economists may have the courage to reject any economy of exclusion and know how to open new paths.
Blisters for Sisters Saturday, May 5, 2018
Abbot's Table April 7, 2018
Save the date. Archbishop Naumann, his mother Louise, and the Dunn Family will receive the Lumen Vitae award. Click here for a video welcome.
Send a birthday greeting to your favorite priest or seminarian
To search birthdays in 2018 by last name click HERE.
To see seminarians adopted by KCK Serrans click HERE.
Please support our advertisers!