Seminarian Sendoff Dinner Takes Place on Aug. 7 in Lisle

The Serra Club of DuPage County  will be hosting the Diocese of Joliet Seminarian Sendoff Dinner on Sunday, Aug. 7, from 1:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. at Benedictine University in the Krasa Center.

All are invited.  Reservations should be sent to John Matyasik ( by the end of Wednesday, Aug. 3. Tickets are $25 for adults, $15 for children between ages 5-11, and children under 5 are free.

This is an opportunity to meet the 42 seminarians for the 2016-2017 formation year, meet their families, and enjoy a nice meal with about 400 people who support vocations.

Here is the timeline of events: social hour at 1:30 p.m.; meal at 2:30 p.m.; program at 3:30 p.m., with the entire event finishing by 4:30 p.m.