Called To Belong

  • 04:00 PM
  • St. Mary's Church 420 Irving St, Alexandria, MN 56308
  • 320-251-0111 ext. 4

About the Event

This event is designed to bring young adults (ages 18-30) together to pray, share faith and celebrate their God-given giftedness.  Participants will be invited to explore their unique place in the Church during these challenging times and to recognize the Church’s need for their leadership in building a better Church.  Features of the day are: Celebrating Mass and a meal with Bishop Kettler, keynote sessions with our speaker Jesse Manibusan, Interactive fun, small group discussions, great music and more.

Date: Sunday, October 28, 2018

Time: 4:00 – 8:30 PM

Where: Saint Mary’s Church – Alexandria, MN

Cost:  A suggested $15.00 per person free will offering will be accepted at the door.


3:45 PM      Registration

4:15 PM      Mass with Bishop Kettler

5:15 PM      Dinner

6:00 PM      After Dinner Entertainment with Tony Ducklow

6:30 PM      Session 1 with Jesse Manibusan

7:30 PM      Break

7:45 PM      Session 2 with Jesse Manibusan and small group discussions

8:30 PM      Closing

About the Speaker

Jesse Manibusan is a Catholic lay evangelizer. He earned an MA in Multicultural Ministries at the Franciscan School of Theology, Graduate Theological Union in Berkeley, CA, and has served the Church as music director, youth worker, catechist, pastoral associate and itinerant minister. Jesse is a singer, songwriter, storyteller and a self proclaimed Joy Cultivator. Jesse travels the world, giving parish missions, concerts, and workshops. Jesse’s music and ministry are a partnership with Oregon Catholic Press, Visit Jesse at


Tony Ducklow is a ministry entrepreneur based out of Minneapolis. He currently serves as director of creative programming for Youth Leadership, where he helps train youth leaders and direct Summer Festival Camp a four-day summer retreat experience focused on sharing Jesus with teenagers. When he’s not entrepreneuring, Tony loves playing Batman themed video games, traveling with his wife Lacey, and volunteering at his church. Tony loves sharing messages that encourage listeners to follow Jesus in a way that feels authentic, seems attainable, and invites transformation. He loves to speak to teenagers, congregations, and adults who care about the next generation


Click here to register.  If you have any questions feel free to call Kent Schmitz @ 320-251-0111 Ext. 4