Benefit Dinner With Rwandan Holocaust Survivor Immaculée Ilibagiza and More Upcoming Events
SAGINAW — Below are some of the upcoming events that will be taking place across the Diocese of Saginaw. These same events are also listed on our calendar.
WHAT: Benefit Dinner with Rwandan Holocaust Survivor Immaculée Ilibagiza
WHEN: Doors Open at 5:30 p.m. Dinner/Program Begins at 6 p.m. on Monday, Sept. 30
WHERE: The Great Hall Ballroom at Valley Plaza, 5121 Bay City Rd., Midland
Immaculée is regarded as one of the world's leading speakers on faith, hope and forgiveness. She has shared this universal message with world leaders, school children, multinational corporations, churches, and at events and conferences around the world, including a recent presentation to more than 200,000 people in Sao Paulo, Brazil. Tickets are $45. For more information, please call (989)839-1017 or e-mail:
. This event is sponsored by Right to Life Midland County
WHAT: Workshops Entitled “Turning Hearts to Christ: Engaging People in a Lifetime of Faith and Generous Stewardship”
WHEN: Monday, Oct. 7 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Focus on Stewardship; Wednesday, October 9 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Focus on Faith Formation
WHERE: Diocesan Center For Ministry at 5802 Weiss St. Saginaw
Leisa Anslinger, author of several books and a nationally renowned expert on lifelong catechesis and stewardship will discuss the research and work she has done in the areas of engagement, hospitality, and welcoming as a means to enhance parish efforts in these areas. For more information, contact Pat Preston at (989)797-6654.
WHAT: Forty Days For Life
WHEN: Sept. 25 to Nov. 3
WHERE: Women’s Health Center, 3141 Cabaret Trail, Saginaw
Forty Days For Life is a prolife campaign that promotes the sanctity of human life through fasting, prayer, peaceful vigil, and community outreach. More information is available at www.40daysforlife.com/saginaw ,
or by calling (989)941-6869.
WHAT: Focus on Life Benefit Dinner
WHEN: Doors Open at 5:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 8. Dinner and Program begin at 6:15 p.m.
WHERE: Horizons Conference Center 6200 State St., Saginaw
There will be a benefit dinner for Saginaw County Right to Life and Right to Life of Michigan. The speaker at this dinner will be Rev. Dr. Levon Yuille, who is pastor of The Bible Church in Ypsilanti, Michigan. Yuille serves as the national director of the National Black Pro-Life Congress. Individual reservations are $45 and table reservations are also available. More information can be found by calling (989) 799-4464 or via email at
WHAT: “Into the Deep” Faith Study With Dr. Dan Osborn and LeAnne Osborn WHEN: 6:45 pm to 8:15 p.m., First Wednesday of October, November, December, February, April and May
WHERE: Diocesan Center For Ministry, 5802 Weiss St., Saginaw
The “Into the Deep” series offers an opportunity to deepen our appreciation of the Catholic Faith, as well as take time for prayer and joyful fellowship. This year’s series will incorporate Fr. Robert Barron’s brand new documentary series that explores the Church’s mission within the challenges of contemporary culture: Catholicism: The New Evangelization “While the content of the Apostolic Faith remains the same, all Catholics are called to share it with new ardor, new expressions and new methods.”
WHAT: Annual St. Luke’s Dinner: for Healthcare Providers, Administrators and Students; Critical Care and Suffering at the End of Life: An Intensivist’s Perspective
presented by Dr. E. Wesley Ely, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine. To register, visit: http://sacredheartmercy.org or email
WHEN: 6:30 p.m. Dinner; 7:30 to 8:30 p.m. Lecture Oct. 17
WHERE: Our Lady of Grace Educational Center, 1965 Michigan Avenue, Alma