From The Patriot-News
by MARY WARNER
Quo Vadis Days, the midstate summer camp for young men considering the Roman Catholic priesthood, has maxed out again this year at 100 campers.
The campers will gather Sunday at Mount St. Mary's University and Seminary in Emmitsburg, Md., for five days designed to help them see "not just what a priest does but who a priest is," said the Rev. Raymond LaVoie, head of vocations for the Diocese of Harrisburg.
A dozen Quo Vadis veterans are among the 20 men from the Diocese of Harrisburg who are studying for the priesthood, a spokesman said. That's 10 more seminarians than last year. Bishop Kevin Rhoades, former rector of Mount St. Mary's, said when he became head of the 15-county diocese that finding new priests was his priority.
Quo Vadis Days (the Latin means "Where are you going?") began in 2000 in the Archdiocese of Portland, Ore., in an effort to boost the dwindling ranks of the priesthood and was adopted by Rhoades four years ago.
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