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Smart Steps for Stepfamilies is a diocesan marriage preparation program for remarriage couples which focuses on building couple and family strength. It is conducted by Catholic Charities of Jackson, Lenawee and Hillsdale Counties. For information, call 517-782-2551.

Have you ever considered becoming a spiritual director? Do others approach you asking for spiritual guidance? Heart of Christ Spiritual Direction Training Program is a 2-year program held at Christ the King parish in Ann Arbor, and is now accepting applications for a new class beginning in September of 2014. The program is grounded in Ignatian spirituality, based on a Catholic worldview, with an emphasis on praying with Scripture. Classes are held weekly on Tuesday evenings. For more information visit www.heartofchristspiritualdirection.com or contact Jeannette Barbacane jbarbacane@gmail.com or Tesa Fleming tesafleming@gmail.com.

Join Catholics from around the diocese on Friday, August 8, 2014 at Cooley Law School Stadium in Lansing for Catholic Vocations Night, the Knights of Columbus sponsored Family Night to Celebrate Vocations.  First pitch at 7:05pm.  For more information, contact your local Knights of ColumbusCouncil, or call Clifford Sim of the Lansing Lugnuts, 517-485-4500, ext 256.