The Serra Club of North Columbus Boys Life Awareness Youth Luncheon (LAYL) was held on Wednesday, September 20th, 2011, at the Jessing Center of the Pontifical College Josephinum at 11:45 a.m. Men and boys of junior & high-school age were encouraged to attend. Fr. Alejandro Crosthwaite, OP, Angelicum Vice-Rector for Public Relations and FASS Professor of Catholic Social Teaching and Social, Political & Cultural Ethics and Director of the Ethical Leadership International Program spoke to the students about discerning a vocation. A tour of the Pontifical Josephinum College was offered after the luncheon. At 7:30pm, Fr. Crosthwaite addressed the Council of the Serra Club of North Columbus on "What can we do to promote vocations to the Priesthood and Religious Life in the Family."
Fr. Crosthwaite was interviewed by phone on August 30th, 2011, from San Diego, CA, regarding these events by Mary Ann Jepsen, host of The Local Spotlight Show of the St. Gabriel Catholic Radio on the second part of the broadcast.