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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,

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Apr

Watch: A virtual version of "America the Beautiful"

Watch: A virtual version of “America the Beautiful” April 24, 2020 Diocese of Lansing Well done to the staff and students of Lumen Christi High School in Jackson for this rather lovely virtual rendition of “America the Beautiful”, a timely reminder that the greatness of any nation is born of its fidelity to God even,

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Apr

Watch: Sunday Mass with Bishop Boyea

Watch: Sunday Mass with Bishop Boyea April 26, 2020 Diocese of Lansing  Watch Bishop Earl Boyea of Lansing offer Sunday Mass from Saint Thomas Aquinas Church in East Lansing. Click this link to watch: https://outreachmass.s3.amazonaws.com/outreac…/…/042620m.mp4 Concelebrating Holy Mass with Bishop Boyea are Father Gordon Reigle, Father Gary Koenigsknecht, and Father Matthew Bonk. Assisting them at

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Apr

Prayers for a "Gentle Giant": Wendell Quinn R.I.P.

Prayers for a “Gentle Giant”: Wendell Quinn R.I.P. April 24, 2020 Diocese of Lansing Of your charity, please pray for the repose of the soul of Mr. Wendell Quinn, Bowling Coach at Powers Catholic High School in Flint who died Sunday, April 19, of COVID-19. He was 51 years old. May he rest in peace.

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Apr

Watch: COVID-19 & Our Faithful Catholic Teachers

Watch: COVID-19 & Our Faithful Catholic Teachers April 21, 2020 Diocese of Lansing Despite the Coronavirus outbreak closing school buildings across Michigan, Diocese of Lansing teachers are embracing new technology to continue serving their students. That includes seasoned educators like Math teacher Jim Neumann of Powers Catholic High School in Flint: 42 years teaching, one

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Apr

Watch: COVID-19 & Christian Service in Schools

Watch: COVID-19 & Christian Service in Schools April 22, 2020 Diocese of Lansing Despite the COVID-19 outbreak, the Diocese of Lansing’s Catholic schools are continuing to put Christian service at the heart of the curriculum. Inspired by the love of Christ, Lansing Catholic High School hosted the City of Lansing’s Mobile Food Pantry on Saturday,

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Apr

Bishop Boyea: Jesus Christ overturns modernity's notion of "love"

Bishop Boyea: Jesus Christ overturns modernity’s notion of “love” April 21, 2020 Diocese of Lansing The life, death and resurrection of Jesus Christ totally contradicts modern society’s often narcissistic notion of “love”, say Bishop Earl Boyea his latest editorial for FAITH Magazine, the official publication of the Diocese of Lansing. “Today, too many of us