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Catholic Conference Praises Human Trafficking Package

Thursday, 16 October 2014 14:01

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mcc header(MCC) – Michigan Catholic Conference today offered its appreciation for the state’s effort to curb the practice of human trafficking as Governor Rick Snyder signed into law this morning nearly two dozen bills that seek to restrain this modern day form of slavery. The signing of the bills is a culmination of nearly two years of conversation and work that sought to uphold and defend human dignity by creating new protections and services for survivors of human trafficking.

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Capacity reached in Leading Like Jesus Workshop

Wednesday, 15 October 2014 11:42

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The Diocese of Saginaw will host a "Leading Like Jesus" workshop on October 22 at the diocesan Center for Ministry. The workshop is now full and unfortunately, there is no space for walk-ins or additional registrants at this time. Those interested in having their name added to a waiting list may contact Veronica Strudgeon at (989) 797-6646, or CLOAKING .

 

Youth and Young Adult Gatherings, Commemorative Masses and More

Friday, 10 October 2014 12:54

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Bishop Cistone with Youth from the Diocese of Saginaw at the March for Life in 2012

 

Youth and Young Adult Gatherings, Holy Hour and Commemorative Masses Among Upcoming Faith Offerings

SAGINAW — Below are some of the upcoming events that will take place across the Diocese of Saginaw

WHAT: Leading Like Jesus Workshop
WHEN: From 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 22
WHERE: Diocesan Center For Ministry, 5802 Weiss St., Saginaw
Dr. Owen Phelps, Director of the Catholic International Leadership Institute, will present a Leading Like Jesus Workshop. This event is free and lunch will be provided. To register, please contact Veronica Strudgeon at (989) 797-6646, CLOAKING . Registration is also available at saginaw.org.

WHAT: Mass Commemorating the Tenth Anniversary of the Death of Cardinal James Hickey
WHEN: 5:30 p.m., Friday, Oct. 24
WHERE: St. Brigid of Kildare Church, 207 Ashman St., Midland
His Eminence James A. Hickey served as auxiliary bishop of the Diocese of Saginaw from 1967 to 1969. He grew up attending St. Brigid of Kildare parish and school in Midland. Before being appointed as archbishop of Washington, D.C., he was ordained a priest for the Diocese of Saginaw in 1946. Pope Saint John Paul II elevated him to the College of Cardinals in 1988.

WHAT: Feed the Fire Mass with Bishop Cistone in Cass City
WHEN: 5 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 25
WHERE: Our Lady Consolata Parish, St. Pancratius Church, 4292 Seeger St., Cass City
Bishop Cistone celebrates “Feed the Fire” Masses to bring together youth from around the diocese. These Masses are planned for youth and their families and include upbeat praise and worship music. Following Mass, those in attendance have an opportunity to share dinner with Bishop Cistone, and there is additional time for prayer.

WHAT: Fall Bazaar at Saint John Paul II Parish, Carrollton
WHEN: 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 25
WHERE: Former St. Josaphat’s Education Center at 3005 Harrison St., Carrollton
The Fall Bazaar will include a Mexican luncheon, raffle, and bake sale. The parish is currently seeking exhibitors and will accept all arts, crafts, and antiques. No baked-goods, please, candy is permitted. No store-bought merchandise please, hand-made crafts only. Ten-foot spaces with or without a table are available. More information is available by contacting Chris Titsworth at 989-385-0611 or 989-754-7693.

WHAT: Annual Lay Ministry Meeting
WHEN: 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. on Sunday, Nov. 2
WHERE: Diocesan Center For Ministry, 5802 Weiss St., Saginaw
Lay ministers and lay ministry candidates will gather with the diocese’s coordinator of lay ministry, Kellie Deming, for their annual meeting. 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. Those interested in learning more about the Lay Ministry Program may call 989-797-6609.

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