Bishop Boyea

Protect Children

Dr. Scott Hahn, author of 40 books and lecturer at Franciscan University, Steubenville and Mundelein Seminary will present three talks at Our Lady of Fatima, Michigan Center, Saturday, October 11, 2014.  Day begins at 7:30am and ends with lunch and meet-and-greet with Dr. Hahn.  Topics:  Evangelizing Catholics:  The Bible, The Eucharist and The New Evangelization;  Consuming the Word; Angels and SaintsClick here for registration and more details, or e-mail  A free will offering will help defray expenses.

Teens are facing unique challenges today, which need to be addressed with a “new language” that explains how authentic Christianity makes sense.  Bill Donaghy will present a training for leaders & adults on how to teach pre-teens and teens this teaching based on John Paul II's Theology of the Body on October 16 and 17, 2014. An Intro to TOB course will be offered on October 18.  See or contact Dawn Hausmann, 517-342-2506.

Household of Faith: Anchored in Hope, the 2014 High School Jamboree, will be held Sunday, November 2 at the Lansing Center.  Keynote speaker is Mike Patin, who  has worked in ministry settings since 1984. Since 2003, he has worked full time as a speaker and “faith horticulturist.” Bishop Boyea and priests of the diocese will celebrate Mass.  Information, registration forms available at .

A one-day training in the “Divorce Survival Guide” program will be held Thursday, October 30 at the Diocesan Center, Lansing.  This training will help you understand what is really going on in the heart of the divorced and separated, how to meet their emotional needs, answer the tough questions, and how to let them know they are not alone.  For more information, click here .