Raising Vocations Holy Hour in Jasper

Special to The Message

Father Brian Emmick, center, opens the September “Raising Vocations” Holy Hour at Precious Blood Parish in Jasper. More than 60 attended.

Father Brian Emmick, pastor of Precious Blood Parish in Jasper, hosted September's “Raising Vocations” Holy Hour and panel discussion. Sixty-four parishioners joined to pray for vocations during a holy hour in the church. After, all gathered in the Precious Blood gymnasium to hear presentations from Benedictine Sister Jill Reuber and her parents; Diocese of Evansville seminarian Nick Biever and his parents; and Father Brian. Diocese of Evansville Vocation Director Father Tyler Tenbarge preached during adoration and facilitated the panel discussion.

Diocese of Evansville seminarian Nick Biever, right, gives one of the presentations held in the parish gymnasium following the Holy Hour. His parents are seated to his immediate right. Benedictine Sister Jill Reuber, shown at far left with her parents, and Precious Blood Pastor Father Ryan also spoke during the event.

Submitted photos courtesy of Father Tyler Tenbarge