Bishop Boyea

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The diocesan Marriage and Family Life office announces the addition of "Faith Finances" to its portfolio of Marriage Preparation workshops. Financial concerns continue to top the list of issues that cause stress in marriage. With "Faith Finances" Catholic couples will have the opportunity to address this situation with a thoroughly Catholic approach, in a practical manner, and with the wisdom of a financial professional (Tom Zordani). Thursday, August 7, 2014 in Madonna Hall of the Diocesan Center, 228 North Walnut Street, Lansing.  Please come and learn about this program and how to offer it at your parish or agency.  Priests, deacons, Marriage Prep Facilitators, Family Life Ministers, We C. A. R. E. Facilitators, volunteers with a financial background. For more ino click here .

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.