Missionary Life

Serve. Inspire. Pray.

Spend nine months living in community, growing in faith, and leading young people closer to Christ.

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Serve

Serve as a Missionary

Offer 9 Months of service to God and impact over 5,000 youth on dynamic retreats 

  • Receive specialized training & mentoring. 

  • Travel throughout Wisconsin.

 

“I will always be grateful for my 2 years of service with SPIRITUS."

Mike, Team 7 & 8

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Inspire

Inspire youth to love Jesus

Share the teachings of Jesus &

Lead Youth to encounter Jesus:

  • By inspiring witness talks

  •  Through small group

  •  Music, dramas & intercessory prayer

 

“The Holy Spirit used little

ol’ me to impact the lives of thousands of youth. That’s an incredible and amazing feeling!”

Elizabeth, Team 8

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Pray

Pray like never before
  • Daily Mass

  • Liturgy of the Hours

  • Eucharistic Adoration

  • Praise & Worship

  • Rosary & Marian devotions

 

“SPIRITUS was exactly what I needed to grow in my faith.”

Scott, Team 6

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Be Formed

In faith and leadership
  • Learn from bishops, priests, & lay leaders.

  • Gain Public speaking skills

  • 1-on-1 coaching and mentoring

 

“On SPIRITUS I found my voice. This ministry has made my heart come alive and for that I am eternally grateful.”

Julie, Team 4 & 5

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Be Loved

By your community
  • Form Christ center friendships

  • Live as sisters & brothers, fasting from dating

  • Receive support from the greater Catholic community

 

" I only wish I found SPIRITUS sooner. The people here welcomed me in

like family right away." 

 

Scott, Team 13

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Discern

Your vocation
  • Monthly Spiritual Direction

  • Missionary retreat opportunities

  • Encouragement for all vocations

"Where else can you inspire so many youth, live in a supportive community, discern your vocational calling and grow in relationship with the Lord through formation and prayer?"

Brother Zachery, Teams 7, 8 & 9

Additional Missionary Opportunities
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Youth Ministry
Internships

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Servant Leader

Typical Week
as a SPIRITUS
Missionary
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Daily

  • Mass

  • Eucharistic Adoration

  • Liturgy of the Hours

Where We Serve
Beautiful Wisconsin!
  • Home to the only Vatican approved Marian apparition in the U.S.

 (Our Lady of Good Help)

  • 15,000 lakes to explore

  • Hike through 46 state parks

  • Eat some squeaky cheese curds in America's Dairyland. 

  • Missionaries work out of Mount Tabor Center, Menasha

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Wisconsin

Alumni Stats
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100%

Success in finding
ministry job
after Internship

68%

Worked in Catholic Schools, Parishes and Apostolates
after SPIRITUS

22%

Pursued Priesthood or Religious life after SPIRITUS

31

States from which our missionaries have come

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Benefits
  • No fundraising

  • Time off for holidays

  • $3,000 completion stipend

  • $175 monthly allowance

  • Food and lodging provided             (your own bedroom)

  • Room for advancement after first year

  • Friendships that last a lifetime

  • A year of ADVENTURE!

Completing this application is part of the discernment process.
See if you are called.


 

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