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Men’s Conference with Steve Ray and Women’s Fellowship among upcoming Faith Offerings

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


WHAT: “Spirituality of ‘the Three T’s’ . . . St. Teresa, St. Therese, and Mother Teresa” with Dr. Dan Osborn and LeAnne Osborn
WHEN: 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Feb. 15
WHERE: Diocesan Center For Ministry at 5802 Weiss St. Saginaw
The spirituality of St. Teresa, St. Therese, and Mother Teresa has enriched the Church in a profound way. You are invited to a lively exploration of the spiritual legacy of these three remarkable women, two of whom have been declared doctors of the Church. Time for prayer will be included. Cost is $35 and includes lunch.

WHAT: Women's Fellowship: Prayer, Faith-Sharing and Fellowship
WHEN: 6:45 p.m. to 8:15 p.m. on Feb. 20, March 20, May 15
WHERE: Diocesan Center For Ministry at 5802 Weiss St. Saginaw
The group invites women to be “renewed, filled, and restored.” Promotional materials for the group highlight: “Part of the ‘genius of woman’ is our unique sensitivity to the things of God (Blessed John Paul II). Whether we are busy moms, wives or single women, we need quiet times of intimacy with our Lord, community and opportunities to go deeper in our faith. Please join us for prayer and adoration, a spiritual talk, fellowship, and a chance to make new friends.”

WHAT: Holy Hour with Bishop Cistone in Saginaw
WHEN: 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Feb. 25
WHERE: St. Thomas Aquinas Church at 5376 State St., Saginaw
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: Mini Pre-Lenten Retreat: Into the Heart of Jesus with Rev. José Maria Cabrera
WHEN: Registration begins at 6 p.m. on Feb. 28 with first session
from 7:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.; continues on March 1 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
WHERE: Diocesan Center For Ministry at 5802 Weiss St. Saginaw
Attendees are invited to prepare for the season of Lent by meditating on images of the Lord found in the art of the Holy Land. Times for private prayer will be included. Cost is $50 for commuters (includes Friday night social; Saturday lunch) $85 for overnight lodgers (includes Friday night social; lodging; Saturday breakfast & lunch)

 

WHAT: Fourth Annual Praise and Worship Concert to Benefit Terminally-Ill
WHEN: 7:30 p.m. on Feb. 28
WHERE: St. John Vianney Church 6400 McCarty Rd., Saginaw
Featuring the group "JAM" (Jesus and Music) from St. John Vianney. A cookie, punch and coffee reception will follow. Free will donations will be accepted and will benefit Toni and Trish House, which cares for the terminally ill. Call 989.790.5086 for more information.

WHAT: Holy Hour with Bishop Cistone
WHEN: 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. on March 6
WHERE: St. James Church at 710 Columbus Ave., Bay City
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: God’s Plan For Growing Up- Mother/Daughter Program
WHEN: 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. on March 16
WHERE: Nouvel Catholic Central High School, 2555 Wieneke Rd. Saginaw

The Mother/Daughter Program explores God’s special gift of human fertility and the beauty and wonder of God’s plan for growing up and becoming a woman. Topics include the changes in a young woman’s body as it prepares for motherhood, the onset of ovulation and subsequent menstrual periods, the functions of the female reproductive system, the sacredness of human life, the virtue of chastity, and a confidential question and answer segment. We will also enjoy a light luncheon.

Promotional materials describe, “In a fun and loving atmosphere, your daughter will explore the important topic of growing up, and will establish a foundation for continued communication between parent and child. Girls are also welcome to come with grandmothers, aunts, or any other important woman in their life.” The cost is $20 per family. For more information, contact Julia Hoving at 989.272.6981 or This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it for more info. Registration deadline is March 10.

WHAT: Men’s Conference
WHEN: 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. on March 22
WHERE: St. Thomas Aquinas Church at 5380 State St., Saginaw
The 2014 Saginaw Catholic Men’s Conference will feature writer, filmmaker, Holy-Land expert and convert to the Catholic faith, Steve Ray. The Rev. William Rutkowski, Vicar General of the Diocese of Saginaw will celebrate Mass. The conference will also feature Rev. Christopher Collins, S.J., a professor and author from St. Louis University. Rev. J. Marcel Portelli will also speak. The theme of the conference is “Christ in You, the Hope of Glory.” More information is available at 989.399.2254 or at www.thecatholicmen.net or via email at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

 
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