Serra Club of Colorado
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
Our local Club gathers at St. Mary’s Cathedral on the first Thursday of the month at 11 a.m. for a Holy Hour for Vocations - Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament and Benediction, followed by Mass at 12:10 p.m. All are welcome to join us. On the third Thursday of the month, immediately following the 12:10 p.m. Mass, we gather
for lunch and a guest speaker in the lower level of the Cathedral. Please join us in our mission to foster, support and affirm Vocations. For more information, contact us at SerraCOSprings@dioCS.net or at 719-866-6486. Stay current on Serra Club activities and happenings with our monthly Newsletter.
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Addiitional resources for vocations and discernment are available at the
US Conference of Catholics Bishop Vocations
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
- 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
- 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
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
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
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
The Episcopal Advisor of the USA Council is Most Rev. Andrew Cozzens, Bishop of Superior, WI.
For more information, visit the websites of Serra USA and Serra International, or contact the Colorado
Springs Serra Club at SerraCOSprings@dioCS.net