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Read: The Feast of the Visitation | May 31, 2021

Read: The Feast of the Visitation | May 31, 2021 May 31, 2021 Diocese of Lansing Today is the Feast of the Visitation of the Blessed Virgin Mary. Happy feast day! Today’s feast recalls to us the visit of Mary to her cousin Elizabeth shortly after the Annunciation (Luke 1:39 – 59). To help us pray

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Jun

Read: "First Seek Sanctity": The Diocese of Lansing Curia Retreat

Read: “First Seek Sanctity”: The Diocese of Lansing Curia Retreat June 01, 2021 Diocese of Lansing A serious-minded pursuit of personal holiness, rooted in prayer and asceticism, is an essential prerequisite of any apostolic endeavor – that was the challenging message delivered to the staff of the Diocese of Lansing’s Curia during their annual retreat

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Mass Readings for May 30, 2021

Deuteronomy 4:32-34, 39-40Psalms 33:4-6, 9, 18-20, 22Romans 8:14-17Matthew 28:16-20 Deuteronomy 4:32-34, 39-4032 “For ask now of the days that are past, which were before you, since the day that God created man upon the earth, and ask from one end of heaven to the other, whether such a great thing as this has ever happened

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Invitation: Year of the Bible Webinar w/ Dr. John Bergsma, June 7, 2021

Invitation: Year of the Bible Webinar w/ Dr. John Bergsma, June 7, 2021 May 28, 2021 Diocese of Lansing You are cordially invited to participate in the latest Bishop’s Year of the Bible Webinar which will take place via Zoom at 8pm on Monday, June 7: “But Did It Really Happen? The Historical Reliability of

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Mass Readings for May 31, 2021

Zephaniah 3:14-18Isaiah 12:2-6Luke 1:39-56 Zephaniah 3:14-1814 Sing aloud, O daughter of Zion; shout, O Israel! Rejoice and exult with all your heart, O daughter of Jerusalem! 15 The LORD has taken away the judgments against you, he has cast out your enemies. The King of Israel, the LORD, is in your midst; you shall fear

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Mass Readings for May 25, 2021

Sirach 35:1-12Psalms 50:5-8, 14, 23Mark 10:28-31 Sirach 35:1-121 He who keeps the law makes many offerings; he who heeds the commandments sacrifices a peace offering. 2 He who returns a kindness offers fine flour, and he who gives alms sacrifices a thank offering. 3 To keep from wickedness is pleasing to the Lord, and to

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May

Statement: Update regarding the Reverend Shaun Lowery, May 28, 2021

Statement: Update regarding the Reverend Shaun Lowery, May 28, 2021 May 28, 2021 Diocese of Lansing Statement: Update regarding the Reverend Shaun Lowery, May 28, 2021 The Reverend Shaun Lowery was placed on ministerial leave from his post as Pastor of St. Mary Magdalen in Brighton in March 2021 pending an investigation by The Office

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May

Watch: Meet the New Catholics | Easter Stories from Saint John, Fenton | Part 3

Watch: Meet the New Catholics | Easter Stories from Saint John, Fenton | Part 3 May 28, 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 new Catholics and married couple, Robert

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Mass Readings for May 28, 2021

Sirach 44:1, 9-13Psalms 149:1-6, 9Mark 11:11-26 Sirach 44:1, 9-131 Let us now praise famous men, and our fathers in their generations. 9 And there are some who have no memorial, who have perished as though they had not lived; they have become as though they had not been born, and so have their children after