The Executive Committee of the United States Conference of Secular Institutes

Cordially Invites You to Our

2018 National Meeting


Franciscan Renewal Center

Scottsdale, Arizona


Accepting Acceptance – Being in the Present Moment

Date & Time:

September 28-29-30, 2018

Guest Presenter:

Fr. Ralph O’Donnell

Executive Director of USCCB Clergy,

Consecrated Life and Vocations Office

Theme of this Presentation:

Young People, The Faith and Vocational Discernment

Saturday Mass Celebrant:

Bishop Thomas J. Olmsted

Bishop of the Diocese of Phoenix


Rev. Ralph B. O’Donnell was

ordained a priest of the Archdiocese

of Omaha in 1997, where he served

as Vocation Director, Urban Director

of the Permanent Diaconate,

Chaplain for the Omaha Chapter

of Legatus, and Pastor of St. Bridget

Parish and St. Rose Parish.

A graduate of Conception Seminary

College with a Bachelor of Arts in

Religious, Fr. O’Donnell attended

Mundelein Seminary in Mundelein,

Illinois, where he earned a Master of

Divinity degree. He earned a Master

of Arts in Spirituality from Creighton

University in Omaha, Neb.

He served as Vice Rector and Dean

of Students at Conception Seminary

College prior to coming to serve as

Excecutive Director of the Secretariat

of Clergy, Consecrated Life

and Vocations at the United States

Conference of Catholic Bishops in

Washington, DC.