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Diocesan Marriage Preparation Workshop

 A Marriage Preparation Workshop is scheduled for Saturday, July 20, 2019 from 9 a.m. to 5:30 pm for engaged couples preparing for marriage. Among the topics covered are sacrament of marriage, communication, conflict resolution, family of origin, marital intimacy and NFP. 

VIRTUS Training - Frankenmuth

VIRTUS is the brand name that identifies best practices programs designed to help prevent
wrongdoing and promote "rightdoing" within religious organizations. The VIRTUS programs empower
organizations and people to better control risk and improve the lives of all those who interact with the
Church.

The St. John's Bible: The Art of Writing a Complete Bible by Hand

Join Father José Cabrera for an engaging exploration of the St. John's Bible – a truly unique edition of
Sacred Scripture and a true masterpiece of art. The St. John's Bible is a modern English version of the Bible
made with the same calligraphy techniques from 500 years ago – the age before the printing press was
invented by Gutenberg. It is the most recently completed handwritten Bible in existence. Father José earned
his Licentiate in Biblical Theology at the Pontifical Gregorian University. He currently serves as the pastor

Days of Quiet

Quiet time is good for the mind, the body, and the spirit.  The pressures of work and family can make it hard to find time to spend in prayer, reflection, or rest.  This is a one-day, undirected mini-retreat. 

COST & CONTACT/REGISTRATION INFO:  Registration deadline:  Wednesday, August 16.  Cost:  $25 (includes lunch), additional $30 for private guest room.

To register online, click the link above. If you prefer, you may contact Pat Preston at ppreston@dioceseofsaginaw.org or (989) 797-6654.

Basic Catechist Certification 8-24-2019

WHEN:  Saturday, August 24, 2019, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. 
WHERE:  Our Lady Consolata Parish, St. Agatha Church, 4618 South St., Gagetown, MI, 48735

In the morning portion of this session, we will pray together and explore Jesus’ missionary mandate and what it means for us today as catechists in parishes and Catholic schools of the Diocese of Saginaw.  In the afternoon, we will cover the basics of being a catechist and explore the resources and techniques available to catechists and Catholic school teachers.

Befriender Ministry Training

A Befriender is someone who listens with compassion, accepts people as they are, respects another’s spiritual journey, and embodies the caring presence of God. Befrienders provide pastoral care for people in all kinds of difficult and transitional situations. They are trained volunteers who extend the care of a faith community. Befrienders provide pastoral care through a listening presence for anyone going through a difficult time, especially the sick and homebound from our parishes. Ongoing training and support is offered and encouraged.  
 

VIRTUS Training - Midland

VIRTUS is the brand name that identifies best practices programs designed to help prevent
wrongdoing and promote "rightdoing" within religious organizations. The VIRTUS programs empower
organizations and people to better control risk and improve the lives of all those who interact with the
Church.

VIRTUS Training - Midland

VIRTUS is the brand name that identifies best practices programs designed to help prevent
wrongdoing and promote "rightdoing" within religious organizations. The VIRTUS programs empower
organizations and people to better control risk and improve the lives of all those who interact with the
Church.