Workshop on Ministering to the Grieving, Upcoming Holy Hours and...

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altWorkshop on Ministering to the Grieving, Upcoming Holy Hours and other Faith Offerings
 
SAGINAW — Below are some of the upcoming events that will take place across the Diocese of Saginaw:

WHAT: “Mending & Healing Broken Hearts – Training for those who Work with the Bereaved”
WHEN: Registration at 8:30 a.m. Speaker Presents 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. on Friday, Nov. 22
WHERE: Diocesan Center For Ministry at 5802 Weiss St. Saginaw

Nancy Elmore, MA, LPC will discuss how children, teens and adults grieve, and specific ways to help those who are trying to grieve together. She will share ideas on how to build relationships while grieving that foster stronger family bonds, as opposed to dissolving family relationships. Specific issues, such as families grieving a death by suicide will also be addressed. Please contact Barb Smith at 989-781-5260 or e-mail:  This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it for more information.

WHAT: Upcoming Holy Hour with Bishop Cistone in Clare
WHEN: 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 29
WHERE: St. Cecilia Church at 106 E. Wheaton Ave., Clare

The Most Rev. Joseph R. Cistone, Bishop of Saginaw, has led a Holy Hour each month across the diocese for nearly two years. Bishop Cistone initiated the Holy Hours to prayerfully support Planning Tomorrow’s Parishes, a grassroots planning process which enhances the vibrancy of future parish life.

WHAT: Upcoming Holy Hour with Bishop Cistone in Saginaw
WHEN: 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 7
WHERE: St. Helen Church 2445 N. Charles St., Saginaw

The Most Rev. Joseph R. Cistone, Bishop of Saginaw, has led a Holy Hour each month across the diocese for nearly two years. Bishop Cistone initiated the Holy Hours to prayerfully support Planning Tomorrow’s Parishes, a grassroots planning process which enhances the vibrancy of future parish life.

WHAT: Presentation on Catholic Social Teaching
WHEN: 7 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 14
WHERE: St. John Vianney Church, 6400 McCarty Rd. , Saginaw

 

Tom Conklin, from Catholic Family Services, and Terri Grierson, from the Office of Christian Service of the Diocese of Saginaw, will provide an overview of Catholic Social Teaching including a presentation entitled "Two Feet of Love in Action". The program will discuss both charity and justice - refreshments will be served. More information is available at 989-245-9813

WHAT: Communication & Collaboration Workshop- Sister Janet Fulgenzi, OP
WHEN: 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 6
WHERE: Diocesan Center For Ministry at 5802 Weiss St. Saginaw

The day is designed to review and update several skills that enhance our ability to communicate effectively. Intrapersonal, interpersonal and group communication will be discussed in an experiential learning setting. The group skills will involve behaviors that enhance collaborative efforts both in a group setting and among groups. We are all teachers and learners. Hopefully we will together have an energizing and rewarding day.” Please contact 989-797-6607 or e-mail: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it for more information.

WHAT: Seminar on the State of the Church Prior to Vatican II- Father Bert Gohm
WHEN: 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 9
WHERE: Diocesan Center For Ministry at 5802 Weiss St. Saginaw

A brief look at the state of the Church prior to Vatican Council II, followed by an overview of the Council and its major documents. This will include an exploration of the impact of the council and some of the changes that have resulted from the documents. Please contact 989-797-6607 or e-mail: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it for more information.

WHAT: Event For Survivors of Suicide
WHEN: 9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 23
WHERE: Doubletree Hotel at 1 Wenonah Park Place, Bay City
The Saturday before Thanksgiving is recognized as a National Day for Survivors of Suicide.  This event, called “Hope Starts Here,” is for survivors to bring hope and healing to family and friends left behind after a loss to suicide. This event is sponsored, in part, by Catholic Family Services. More information is available at 989-781-5260

WHAT: Sacred Art Workshop
WHEN: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily from Nov. 4 to Nov. 9
WHERE: The Religious Sisters of Mercy, Our Lady of Grace Center 1965 Michigan Ave., Alma

Sponsored by the Religious Sisters of Mercy, Alma:  Illumination workshop, with Jed Gibbons, an illustrator based in Chicago, who specializes in illuminated miniatures. Also featuring Harvest Crittenden, Master Penman, specializing in the Sacred Arts, calligraphy and illustration. Limited number of participants are accepted in the intensive workshop. For more information and application, visit http://rsmofalma.org/ or call 989-463-6035

 
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