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Watch: Meet the New Catholics: Easter Stories from Saint John in Fenton

Watch: Meet the New Catholics: Easter Stories from Saint John in Fenton May 10, 2021 Diocese of Lansing This Easter saw Saint John the Evangelist in Fenton receive the most converts into the Catholic Church of any parish in the Diocese of Lansing. Why? We asked Pastor, Father Robert Copeland, and Sandy Shaker, Pastoral Associate

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Read: My Story of Sisterhood: Sister Marie Bernadette OP

Read: My Story of Sisterhood: Sister Marie Bernadette OP May 11, 2021 Diocese of Lansing If you encountered something truly inspiring today …. then make sure you take a moment to read this beautiful story by Sister Marie Bernadette OP as she charts her life story from growing up in tiny farming village in south-east

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Mass Readings for May 11, 2021

Acts 16:22-34Psalms 138:1-3, 7-8John 16:5-11 Acts 16:22-3422 The crowd joined in attacking them; and the magistrates tore the garments off them and gave orders to beat them with rods. 23 And when they had inflicted many blows upon them, they threw them into prison, charging the jailer to keep them safely. 24 Having received this

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Read: Feast of Saint Damien of Moloka’i | May 10, 2021

Read: Feast of Saint Damien of Moloka’i | May 10, 2021 May 10, 2021 Diocese of Lansing READ: FEAST OF SAINT DAMIEN OF MOLOKA’I, HAWAII”S “LEPER PRIEST”: Today is the Feast of Saint Damien of Moloka’i, the 19th century Belgian missionary priest who courageously devoted the last 16 years of his life to the spiritual

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May

Mass Readings for May 8, 2021

Acts 16:1-10Psalms 100:1-3, 5John 15:18-21 Acts 16:1-101 And he came also to Derbe and to Lystra. A disciple was there, named Timothy, the son of a Jewish woman who was a believer; but his father was a Greek. 2 He was well spoken of by the brethren at Lystra and Ico’nium. 3 Paul wanted Timothy

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May

Watch: A Blessed Mother's Day | Sister Sarah Burdick

Watch: A Blessed Mother’s Day | Sister Sarah Burdick May 09, 2021 Diocese of Lansing The Venerable Archbishop Fulton Sheen (1895 – 1979) once wrote that “every woman in the world was made to be a mother either physically or spiritually”. But what is “spiritual motherhood”? Here’s great Mother’s Day meditation upon that very topic

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May

Mass Readings for May 9, 2021

Acts 10:25-26, 34-35, 44-48Psalms 98:1-41 John 4:7-10John 15:9-17 Acts 10:25-26, 34-35, 44-4825 When Peter entered, Cornelius met him and fell down at his feet and worshiped him. 26 But Peter lifted him up, saying, “Stand up; I too am a man.” 34 And Peter opened his mouth and said: “Truly I perceive that God shows

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Mass Readings for May 7, 2021

Acts 15:22-31Psalms 57:8-10, 12John 15:12-17 Acts 15:22-3122 Then it seemed good to the apostles and the elders, with the whole church, to choose men from among them and send them to Antioch with Paul and Barnabas. They sent Judas called Barsab’bas, and Silas, leading men among the brethren, 23 with the following letter: “The brethren,

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May

Watch: Podcast #27: Realign Resources for Mission Update w/ Father Chas Canoy

Watch: Podcast #27: Realign Resources for Mission Update w/ Father Chas Canoy May 07, 2021 Diocese of Lansing This week the Diocese of Lansing has launched a new weekly e-mail update charting the progress of the Realign Resources for Mission process in order to keep the people of the diocese both informed and, hopefully, involved