Bishop Boyea

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Awaken Ministries offers resources to women who are suffering with remorse and guilt after an abortion. Abortion can be one of the most traumatic experiences in a woman's life, leaving them feeling alone, silently carrying the pain and heartache. Through God's grace healing can be reached. New session, in the Lansing area, beginning January 20, 2015. This eight-week study was developed from Linda Cochrane's book Forgiven and Set Free. Enroll today by calling  989-649-4988, or via email to . All contact is confidential.

Spanish Retrouvaille of Lansing weekend retreat at St. Francis Retreat Center, DeWitt, Friday, January 23 - Sunday, January 25, 2015.  The Retrouvaille experience is for troubled marriages, or couples who wish to establish better communication. For information or to register, contact Melvin and Silvia Morales, 517-402-1624 or visit

On Monday, February 2 at 7:00pmthe diocesan Vocations office will present a live online chat with religious brothers from three different religious orders (Christian Brothers of the Midwest, the monks of St. Benedict's Abbey in Atchison, Kansas, and the Dominican Friars of the Province of St. Albert the Great).  This is a great opportunity for youth and adults alike to learn more about the vocation to the Brotherhood.  Visit vocations_videos for a preview of the live chat. Contact Dawn Hausmann, Director of Consecrated Vocations.