Worldwide Marriage Encounter Weekend Opportunity
The best gift you can give your kids is a strong, Christ-centered marriage. Refresh your faith and invest in your family by attending a Worldwide Marriage Encounter weekend: Nov. 15-17 at Weber Center in Adrian. Check out www.wwme.org or contact Chris & Darla Vinton at 269-953-8287 for more info or to apply.
The Diocese of Grand Rapids invites parents who have experienced the loss of a child before baptism to a
Mass for God’s Children
Celebrated by Fr. Scott Nolan
Monday, Nov. 11, 7 p.m.
Cathedral of Saint Andrew
301 Sheldon SE, Grand Rapids
A memorial rose, and naming cards will be provided for families who have lost a child(ren). If you would like to reserve a rose and have your child(ren) remembered on a name card, please contact Stephanie Grey before Nov. 8 by calling 616-288-0908 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org. All are welcome to attend including parents, grandparents, siblings, relatives and friends. A reception will follow Mass.
Mass to honor health care workers
Sunday, Oct. 20 at 10 a.m.
Cathedral of Saint Andrew
301 Sheldon Blvd SE, Grand Rapids, MI
Join Bishop Walkowiak as we honor all those who work in health care – from nurses and physicians to lab techs and environmental service workers. Health care workers and caregivers from all faiths are welcome and all are encouraged to wear their working uniform. A reception will follow Mass.
The White Mass – named for the white coats of physicians – is traditionally celebrated on the Feast of Saint Luke, the patron saint of physicians.
Everyone is welcome to our next Canopy Fundraiser Dinner
October 18 – also Feast of St. Luke
6 – 7:30 pm
Come enjoy great food, drinks and fellowship. If you have been to last years dinners you know who great the food is, if you haven’t come find out for yourself what all the busy is about. This will be the only dinner for the rest of this year, so you don’t want to miss it.
Catholic schools educate the whole child for a life of encounter with Jesus Christ. Our Catholic schools are devoted to helping students in every dimension of life, nurturing a relationship with Christ which is the foundation of all learning.
Catholic schools provide an outstanding personalized learning experience known to boost academic success. Catholic high schools in our diocese have a 99% graduation rate, with 97% of the class of 2019 going to college.
Catholic schools are welcoming communities where each student feels safe, honored and celebrated. Our mission is rooted in Christ who calls us to value and love all people.
Catholic schools invite participation in diverse activities that encourage exploration, creativity and the pursuit of personal potential. A wide variety of performing arts and championship-caliber athletics provide inspiration and opportunities to excel.
Catholic schools are committed to helping students learn in a joyful environment filled with Christ’s beauty, goodness and truth. Our dedicated faculty members are encouraged to be creative in their instructional approach to ensure students retain their lessons through a love for learning and life.
To find a Catholic school near you, visit CatholicSchools4U.org. Scholarships are available.
St. Raphael’s Singles is a diocesan-wide Catholic ministry for adult singles age 40+ who are divorced, widowed, or have never been married. Join us for friendship, fellowship and many kinds of events, both spiritual and social. Gatherings take place on the first and third Fridays of the month from 7-9 p.m. at the Cathedral of Saint Andrew. Email email@example.com for more information.
Please click on the attachment for a message from Bishop Walkowiak regarding the End Dismemberment Abortion. There will be a petition this week that our Knights of Columbus will have to sign if you would like.