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Evening of Prayerful Song Featuring Diocesan Priests Attracts more than 1,200 People

Monday, 15 September 2014 15:28

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Evensong took place on Friday, September 12, 2014 at Holy Spirit Catholic Church in Saginaw. The evening took those in attendance through the birth, death and resurrection of Jesus thru scripture, song and visual arts.The prayer event included diocesan priests singing, playing guitars and piano.

Rev. Robert Byrne, Rev. John Mancini O.S.F.S., Rev. David Parsch and Rev. Peter Gaspeny were joined this year by their brother priests from across the diocese including: Rev. James Bessert, Rev. Andrew Booms, Rev. José Maria Cabrera, Rev. David Jenuwine, Rev. Richard Jozwiak, Rev. Andrew LaFramboise, Rev. Robert Meissner, Rev. John Sarge and Rev. Duane Wachowiak.

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Lay Catholics to be Commissioned by Bishop Cistone at Mass this Weekend

Thursday, 11 September 2014 11:51

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*the photo above was taken during the 2013 Commissioning Mass

Lay Catholics to be Commissioned by Bishop Cistone at Mass this Weekend

WHAT: Mass for the Commissioning of Participants of the Lay Ministry Program
WHEN: 2:30 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 14
WHERE: Cathedral of Mary of the Assumption, 615 Hoyt Ave., Saginaw

SAGINAW —The Most Rev. Joseph R. Cistone, Bishop of Saginaw, will commission 16 new members of the Lay Ministry Program on Sunday, Sept. 14 at the Cathedral of Mary of the Assumption in Saginaw. The Lay Ministry Program offers deep spiritual, theological and pastoral formation for lay people so that they may be even more effective in carrying out the lay apostolate and evangelization. Lay ministry formation involves four years of learning, spiritual formation and pastoral practice before each candidate is commissioned by the bishop for parish-based lay ministry or missioned by the bishop as a “Christian in the World.” The newly-commissioned lay ministers will join more than 350 other lay ministers actively involved in service across the Diocese of Saginaw. Below is a list of those being commissioned at Mass on Sept. 14:

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