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    Events are listed below, use calendar to select days of interest or use the filters to sort by type of event.

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Pilgrimage to Mexico City

Join the Vicar for Hispanic Ministry, Fr. Christian Tabares on a pilgrimage to Mexico City. The
pilgrimage will include a visit to the beautiful Shrine of Our Lady of Guadalupe, “The Patroness of the
Americas.”

Cost: $1,975 - $2,350 depending on occupancy

Women's Day of Recollection: The Martha-Mary Balance of Daily Life

The Martha and Mary story in Luke 10:38-42 illustrates the tension we often face between attending to
God, as well as the worldly things that still must be accomplished. Join us for this day of recollection
utilizing many forms of prayer, including Ignatian reflective prayer, journaling, Lectio Divina, music, and
movement prayer, to clarify God’s unique plan for your own balance between prayer and service. Basic
movements will be taught which can be done by anyone, regardless of age, experience or physical

Holy Hour

Since January 2012, the Most Rev. Joseph R. Cistone, former Bishop of Saginaw, traveled to
different churches throughout the diocese to lead Holy Hours before the Blessed Sacrament. You are
warmly invited to join him in praying for the guidance of the Holy Spirit as we strive to do God’s will in
our local Church.

Catholic Women's Fellowship

All women from around the diocese are invited to gather at the Center for Ministry for prayer, faith
formation, guest presenters, discussion, and fellowship. No registration needed…just come!

Topic: Humility: a Catholic, Feminine Virtue

For more information, visit: http://www.womensfellowship.org

A Day of Marriage Enrichment

A one-day marriage enrichment workshop that will help married couples improve and enhance their relationship. Using an online assessment tool taken prior to the workshop, the day will help couples explore their personality traits, strengthen communications skills, develop tools to reduce unhealthy conflict and reduce stress. The day utilizes large group presentations, group discussion and private couple dialogue. Each couple will receive a personalized report of their relationship. The fee of $55 includes lunch, online assessment, and materials.

Rite of Election

All are welcome to attend one of the two Rites of Election which take place each year during the first
weekend of Lent. Bishop Cistone will lead each Rite, formally known as the celebration of The Rite of
Election of Catechumens and the Call to Continuing Conversion
of candidates who are preparing for
Confirmation and/or Eucharist, or preparing for reception into the full communion of the Catholic Church.

Rite of Election

All are welcome to attend the Rite of Election which takes place each year during the first weekend of Lent. Bishop Cistone will lead the Rite, formally known as the celebration of The Rite of Election of Catechumens and the Call to Continuing Conversion of candidates who are preparing for Confirmation and/or Eucharist, or preparing for reception into the full communion of the Catholic Church.

Rite of Election

 All are welcome to attend one of the two Rites of Election which take place each year during the first weekend of Lent. Bishop Cistone will lead each Rite, formally known as the celebration of The Rite of Election of Catechumens and the Call to Continuing Conversion of candidates who are preparing for Confirmation and/or Eucharist, or preparing for reception into the full communion of the Catholic Church.

Rite of Election

All are welcome to attend one of the two Rites of Election which take place each year during the first
weekend of Lent. Bishop Cistone will lead each Rite, formally known as the celebration of The Rite of
Election of Catechumens and the Call to Continuing Conversion
of candidates who are preparing for
Confirmation and/or Eucharist, or preparing for reception into the full communion of the Catholic Church.

Faith Formation & Youth Ministry Leaders' Round Table

This is an opportunity to gather parish faith formation leaders and youth ministers from around the diocese
to share their best practices utilizing an informal round table presentation format. Participants will be able
to choose three presentations throughout the course of the event. Prayer, lunch and opportunities for
fellowship will all be included in the day.

Participants are welcome to join in the Diocesan staff Mass at 8:45 a.m.

Registration Deadline: Thursday, March 1, 2019