Upcoming Events from the Diocese of GR

Cherish Marriage Registration opens Nov. 1 for the annual Cherish Marriage event!
It will take place on

Saturday, Feb. 1, 2020 at Frederik Meijer Gardens from 6 – 11 p.m.

Couples will enjoy an evening of dinner, inspiration, and dancing to strengthen their marriage. The keynote speakers for the evening are Dan and Amber DeMatte.
Register at cherishmarriage.net.
NOTES: The flyer for this event is attached to the email.


Protecting Your Children Free webinar on protecting your children from online temptations The Religious Alliance Against Pornography (RAAP) will present a free, one-hour webinar for parents and young adults about how to face the reality of our porn-addicted culture and have victory over it. The webinar will provide a realistic approach for parents and practical steps for youth and young adults.
The Challenge, one-hour free webinar

Thursday, Nov. 14 Noon EST
Register: bit.ly/The-Challenge-RAAP
NOTES: The flyer can be viewed here: https://www.religiousalliance.org/


Want to understand Theology of the Body?
TOB West MI is presenting a day-long workshop for adults looking to understand the basics of Theology of the Body.

The day begins at 8 a.m. with Mass and closes at 2 p.m.
Brophy Center at St. Jude Parish, 1120 4 Mile Rd. NE, Grand Rapids.

 Fr. Jegar Fickel, parochial vicar of St. Mary – St. Paul in Big Rapids, is the keynote speaker. The event takes place at the  It is sponsored by HELP Pregnancy Crisis Aid.


Surviving the Zombie Apocalypse: The Theology of the Body and Every Day Life

When: Friday, Nov. 15
Where: Immaculate Heart of Mary Catholic Church, 1935 Plymouth Ave. SE, Grand Rapids
Time: 7- 8:30 p.m.

Cost: No tickets required; there will be a free will offering. For childcare signup and questions, contact stimpsonihm2019@gmail.com by November 1. Come hear celebrated Catholic writer and speaker, Emily Stimpson Chapman, author of “These Beautiful Bones,” as she shares how to make the teachings of St. John Paul II part of our everyday lives. This talk is appropriate for high school age and above.