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Relationship Inventory Seminar (Prepare-Enrich)

WHEN: Saturday, October 17, 2021; 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
WHERE: Virtual-online

This seminar will explore relationship strength and growth areas, strengthen communication skills, identify and manage major stressors, understand and appreciate personality differences and many other topics. Each couple receives a personalized report. A trained and certified Prepare Enrich Facilitator will lead the seminar.

Marriage Preparation Workshop

WHEN: Saturday, October 30, 2021; 9:00 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.
WHERE: Virtual-online

The Diocesan Marriage Preparation Workshop offers formation for engaged couples preparing to celebrate the Sacrament of Marriage. Among the topics presented are: Marriage as a Sacrament, Marital Intimacy, Natural Family Planning, Communication, Conflict Resolution, and Family of Origin. The workshop features presentations by trained marriage facilitators, practical couple exercises, private couple discussion and prayer.

Mass of Atonement

WHEN: Wednesday, November 3, 2021; 6:00 p.m.
WHERE: Cathedral of Mary of the Assumption, Saginaw

Bishop Robert Gruss will celebrate the Mass of Atonement, laying before God the Father the sorrow of all victims of child abuse and neglect, in particular, the victims of child sexual abuse by clergy. Please join Bishop Gruss in uniting the intercessory prayers of the Church to God, Who alone can lead us to eternal happiness.

Novena to Our Lady of Guadalupe

WHEN: Saturday, December 4th through Sunday, December 12th various times as noted below

St. Joseph Parish, Saginaw:  Bishop Robert Gruss is scheduled to preside on the first day of the Novena on Dec. 4, 2021. All Novena Masses start at 6:30 pm each evening with a rosary at 5:30 pm.

St. Francis of Assisi, Saginaw:  Novena Masses on the weekends are at the normally scheduled times. Weekday Novena celebrations are held in the evening with a rosary at 5:45 pm and Mass at 6:30 pm.