“Winter Getaway” and Women’s Day of Recollection Among Upcoming Faith Offerings
SAGINAW — Below are some of the upcoming events that will take place across the Diocese of Saginaw:
WHAT: Holy Hour with Bishop Cistone in Linwood
WHEN: 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Tuesday, Dec. 2
WHERE: Prince of Peace Parish, St. Anne Church, 315 W. Center St., Linwood
Since January 2012, the Most Rev. Joseph R. Cistone, Bishop of Saginaw, has led a Holy Hour each month in parishes across the diocese. Bishop Cistone initiated the Holy Hours to prayerfully support the work of Planning Tomorrow’s Parishes, a grassroots planning process that aims to enhance the vibrancy of future parish life.
WHAT: March For Life Registration Deadline is Dec. 5
WHEN: March takes place from Jan. 21 to 24, 2015
WHERE: Washington, D.C.
A group will travel by bus from Saginaw to Washington, D.C. to raise awareness of the 56 million babies who have been aborted since the Supreme Court’s 1973 Roe v. Wade decision legalizing abortion. The Most Rev. Joseph R. Cistone, Bishop of Saginaw, will be travelling with the group. The registration deadline is Friday, Dec. 5, 2014. Registration forms are online at www.saginaw.org. The cost is $250. The group will celebrate Mass on the morning of Jan. 21 before departing for Washington, D.C. The Mass will take place at 8 a.m. at Holy Spirit Church at 1035 N. River Rd. in Saginaw. All are welcome at this Mass. More information is available by contacting local parish formation staff or by calling Sandy at 989-754-0091 or Mark at 989-797-6639.
WHAT: Learn And Experience St. Teresa Of Avila's Interior Castle- St. Elizabeth of Hungary Parish, Reese
WHEN: 9 a.m. to noon on Saturday, Dec. 6
WHERE: St. Elizabeth of Hungary Parish Center, 12835 E. Washington Rd., Reese
"Meet St. Teresa of Avila and experience her ‘Interior Castle’- Discover, learn and hear about the life of the 16th century Carmelite nun and Christian mystic St. Teresa, and personally experience her ‘Interior Castle’ based on her iconic book through imagery, silent reflection and journaling. Are you stressed from the busyness of day-to-day life? Do you need a spiritual recharge? Or, do you just need a simple ‘pick-me-up?’ Wherever you are on your spiritual journey, come join us! Please contact the Parish office to register as space is limited! 989-868-4081 Or
WHAT: Women’s Day of Recollection with Jenny Klement
WHEN: 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 13
WHERE: Diocesan Center For Ministry, 5802 Weiss St., Saginaw
“Life has its exhilarating moments, but it can also seem so ordinary: routine tasks at work . . . washing dishes and folding laundry at home. Even praying over and over for the same family members can begin to feel like a chore! Join musician Jenny Klement for a special day of reflection and renewal. Jenny’s mission is to inspire, affirm and empower women to embrace the God-given beauty and dignity of their womanhood.” Cost is $35 (includes lunch). More information or registration is available by calling 989-797-6607.