Serra Clubs at the Columbus Catholic Men’s Conference, Saturday, February 23, 2019

The two Serra Clubs were well represented at the Catholic Men’s Conference: from left to right, Bob Borton, Tom Murphy, Frank Hartge.
Bob Borton and Tom Murphy of the downtown Serra Club chat with George Harvey of St. Matthew the Apostle Parish.

Frank Hartge, Treasurer of the Serra Club of North Columbus, was interviewed during the conference on St. Gabriel Radio. 

Serra of North Columbus

The Serra Club of North Columbus invites you to join us at our annual Day of Reflection on Monday, May 7 at the Jessing Center on the Josephinum Campus.   The day begins at   9:00 AM   with coffee and light breakfast and will include mass in the chapel, time for confession,  lunch and 2 conferences. Father Jonathan Wilson, Pastor of Blessed Sacrament Parish, will speak and lead the day.  Reservations are required by May 3 at: 614-638-6787.  Cost is $25.

Young Ladies Respond to Sister’s Vocation Discernment Talk

Each year, the Serra Club of North Columbus holds Vocations Awareness Luncheons for eighth grade and high school students of the Diocese of Columbus. This year’s Girls Luncheon, on November 7 at St. Andrew Parish, featured Dominican Sr. John Paul, the principal of St. Michael School. Nearly 200 young ladies from area grade schools and high schools enjoyed lunch and her inspiring, yet practical presentation.

Club President Rosemary Finneran welcomes the young ladies.
Nearly 200 girls listen intently to Sr. John Paul’s talk.
Sr. John Paul, OP, principal of St. Michael School.
As one might expect, a solid turnout of St. Michael’s students!
A happy contingent from Bp Watterson High School!


Sisters Enjoy Luau with Serra Club of North Columbus

In late September, the Serra Club of North Columbus hosted a luau themed luncheon for the religious sisters of the Diocese of Columbus. Held at the St. Martin DePorres Center on the campus of St. Mary of the Springs, over 100 sisters enjoyed lunch and entertainment.

This annual celebration of the sisters’ dedication to the Church is one of the signature events organised by Serra North.

Program Chair Ginger West and President Rosemary Finneran.
Serra North Chaplain Fr. Jeff Rimelspach welcomes the sisters and offers the meal blessing.
Colorful table decorations highlighted the luau theme!
Ginger West, who knows nearly every religious sister and priest in the Diocese, shares her warm recollections of the important place the sisters held in her upbringing.