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Apr

Statement regarding the Restoration of Public Masses

Statement regarding the Restoration of Public Masses April 30, 2020 Diocese of Lansing Statement on the Re-introduction of Public Masses within the Diocese of Lansing The Diocese of Lansing is preparing to restore public Masses on Monday May 18, 2020, with continuing measures in place to protect public health.    “The Catholic community of the

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Apr

Watch: A "Thank You" Parade for Our Priests

Watch: A “Thank You” Parade for Our Priests April 30, 2020 Diocese of Lansing The parishioners of St. Robert Bellarmine in Flushing are so grateful for all their priests have done for them during the COVID-19 outbreak that they organized a parade to say: “Thank you to our priests!” “So, we just got the idea

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Apr

Mass Readings for April 30, 2020

Acts 8:26-40Psalms 66:8-9, 16-17, 20John 6:44-51 Acts 8:26-4026 But an angel of the Lord said to Philip, “Rise and go toward the south to the road that goes down from Jerusalem to Gaza.” This is a desert road. 27 And he rose and went. And behold, an Ethiopian, a eunuch, a minister of the Can’dace,

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Apr

Mass Readings for April 29, 2020

Acts 8:1-8Psalms 66:1-7John 6:35-40 Acts 8:1-81 And Saul was consenting to his death. And on that day a great persecution arose against the church in Jerusalem; and they were all scattered throughout the region of Judea and Sama’ria, except the apostles. 2 Devout men buried Stephen, and made great lamentation over him. 3 But Saul

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Apr

Invitation to Bishop Boyea's 24-Hours-with-Mary

Invitation to Bishop Boyea’s 24-Hours-with-Mary April 29, 2020 Diocese of Lansing Bishop Earl Boyea invites you to join him for 24-Hours-with-Mary this Friday May 1 and Saturday May 2 as the Diocese of Lansing is re-consecrated to Our Lady, Mother of the Church. “To begin the month of May be re-consecrating our diocese to Mary,

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Apr

Mass Readings for April 29, 2020

Acts 8:1-8Psalms 66:1-7John 6:35-40 Acts 8:1-81 And Saul was consenting to his death. And on that day a great persecution arose against the church in Jerusalem; and they were all scattered throughout the region of Judea and Sama’ria, except the apostles. 2 Devout men buried Stephen, and made great lamentation over him. 3 But Saul

28
Apr

Watch: COVID-19 & Bringing Christ's Love to Flint

Watch: COVID-19 & Bringing Christ’s Love to Flint April 28, 2020 Diocese of Lansing The people of Flint are amongst those most severely affected within the U.S. by the COVID-19 pandemic, including a rise in unemployment. Inspired by the love of Jesus Christ, Catholic Charities are rising to the challenge of feeding the most vulnerable in

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Apr

Mass Readings for April 28, 2020

Acts 7:51–8:1Psalms 31:3-4, 6-8, 17, 21John 6:30-35 Acts 7:51–8:151 “You stiff-necked people, uncircumcised in heart and ears, you always resist the Holy Spirit. As your fathers did, so do you. 52 Which of the prophets did not your fathers persecute? And they killed those who announced beforehand the coming of the Righteous One, whom you

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Apr

Worth a Read: COVID-19 & The Presence of God

Worth a Read: COVID-19 & The Presence of God April 27, 2020 Diocese of Lansing Here’s a lovely reflection upon the presence of Jesus Christ amid all the unusualness and uncertainty of the COVID-19 pandemic written by Brian Flynn, Director of Middle School/High School Ministry for the Diocese of Lansing. His prayerful conclusion is thus:

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Apr

Mass Readings for April 27, 2020

Acts 6:8-15Psalms 119:23-24, 26-27, 29-30John 6:22-29 Acts 6:8-158 And Stephen, full of grace and power, did great wonders and signs among the people. 9 Then some of those who belonged to the synagogue of the Freedmen (as it was called), and of the Cyre’nians, and of the Alexandrians, and of those from Cili’cia and Asia,