SACO —The Roman Catholic Diocese of Portland’s Office of Vocations will be hosting High School Lenten Days of Recollection in Saco, as well as in Brunswick, Bangor and Caribou.

Fr. Seamus Griesbach, vocations director for the diocese, along with other local priests, will present the days of discernment for Catholic, high-school aged boys looking to discern God’s will in their lives.

The sessions, which will run from noon to 4:30 p.m., will include free lunch, talks, a Holy Hour, time for prayer and reflection.

In Saco, the session will take place on  Sunday, March 14 at Most Holy Trinity Church, 271 Main St.

To register, visit under the “Upcoming Events” tab or click on the link

In addition, all single, Catholic men over the age of 18 are invited to come together for a retreat weekend in Biddeford on March 19-21. The Men’s Lenten Retreat is for individuals who are striving to live out their faith and follow God’s will in their lives. The retreat, which will be held at the Marie Joseph Spiritual Center, will feature Masses, the opportunity for confession, adoration, presentations by local priests and seminarians, and time for prayer and reflection in a beautiful location. To register or for more information, visit

If anybody would like more information about discerning their vocation or would like to connect to others who are discerning, contact Fr. Griesbach at [email protected]

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