Serra Club of Colorado Springs
Our mission is to
foster and affirm vocations to the ordained priesthood and vowed religious life in the United States and, through this ministry, that of our members' common Catholic faith.
Our local club meets on the first and third Thursdays of the month in the basement of St. Mary's Cathedral. First Thursday meetings are after the 7:30am Mass, and third Thursday meetings are after the 12:10pm Mass. Please join us and help us in our mission to foster religious vocations. For more information contact us at email@example.com.
Are You Being Called?
Take the Vocation Match Survey.
Addiitional resources for vocations and discernment are available at the US Conference of Catholics Bishop Vocations website.
The Serra Vision
With the belief that the Holy Spirit directs the formation of the flock to form a unified whole, so Serrans, as the “lay vocation arm of the church," will encourage and support priests and religious.
- To educate and inform our members, collaborators, and the Catholic Community of our commitment to promote the ordained priesthood and religious life.
To encourage and affirm the ordained priesthood and vowed religious life as a positive lifestyle
- To inspire and call forth a well-trained and dedicated corps of leaders at all levels of Serra by spiritual and practical formation.
- Therefore, that by our works, we will be recognized and sought after as the organization that actively works and promotes vocations to the ordained priesthood and vowed religious life.
Since 1935, Serra International has grown from the informal luncheon of four men in Seattle WA. to a global association of over 20,000 individuals in forty-six countries.
On May 3, 1951, Serra International was made part of the “Pontifical Work for Priestly Vocations within the Sacred Congregation for Seminaries and University Studies.”
The USA\Canada Council was approved and formed in 1994. In 2000, Serra International approved and formed the the Serra Council of Canada and USA Council each adopted the an organizational structure similar to Serra International. The USA Council adopted the geographical regional boundaries parallel to the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops.
There are over 11,500 Serrans in 327 Serra Clubs in the United States. The primary purpose of the USA Council is to assist and promote the local Serra club.
To accomplish this purpose and respond to the unique vocational needs of the Church in the United States the USA Council of Serra International adopted a structure and vision to support vocations.
The Episcopal Advisor of the USA Council is Most Rev. Blasé Cupich, Bishop of Rapid City, SD.
For more information, visit the websites of Serra USA and Serra International, or
contact the Colorado Springs Serra Club at firstname.lastname@example.org