Preaching on Vocations

Preaching on Vocations

The Director of Vocations for the Archdiocese of Seattle, Fr. Justin Ryan, will be preaching on vocations at the Masses at Saint Michael in Olympia the weekend of March 16 & 17, 2024.

Sr. Chero Chuma, CSJP, will be present after the 5pm Mass on Saturday and all the Sunday Masses to answer questions about religious life and discernment.

Visit below for a schedule of weekend Masses:

Saint Michael Olympia

Sister Chero Chuma is a member of the Sisters of Saint Joseph of Peace (CSJP) and a Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP). She joined the congregation as the first African Sister in August 2006 while continuing her studies and pursuing a career in healthcare in Seattle. She professed perpetual vows in April 2012, has mainly served in the healthcare ministry, and continues to serve as a per diem psychiatric provider at the Crisis Center in Seattle. Appointed as the Director for Vocations in the USA, she promotes vocations and accompanies women called to discern vocation to religious life. Sister Chero is a University of Washington graduate with a Doctor of Nursing Practice degree and a WWAMI AHEC Scholar. She is also a Seattle University graduate with a dual bachelor’s degree in Nursing and Theology & Religious Studies. She uses her education and experiences to educate many on matters pertaining to faith and mental health.

For more information about discernment and vocations visit

“God, what do you want me to do with my life for you?”


Mar 16 - 17 2024


All Day


St. Michael, Olympia
1208 11th Ave SE, Olympia, WA 98501


Office of Vocations