2018 Diocesan Conference

Save the date for the 2018 Diocesan Conference taking place September 21 & 22, 2018, at Treetops Resort in Gaylord. Entitled “This Little Light of Mine: Shining Christ’s Light, Sunrise to Sunset,” the conference will focus on ways to ‘shine your light’ in all facets of life and will even feature special breakout sessions for teens. Our Friday-night keynote speaker and emcee/musician for the weekend is internationally-renowned singer-songwriter Jesse Manibusan, author of “Open My Eyes,” a hymn that has been published in many languages for both Catholic and Protestant Churches around the world. Dr. Timothy O’Malley, Ph.D., director of the Center for Liturgy at the University of Notre Dame will present on Saturday. Bring your family for a weekend of faith and fun and take advantage of the special lodging and golf rates offered by Treetops. More information is available at www.dioceseofgaylord.org. Stay tuned as more presenters and a full schedule will be announced! HELP NEEDED! The Women’s Emergency Shelter, located at Third Day Fellowship, will open again November 1st through May 1st. We are looking for female “innkeepers” to help us supervise the shelter again this year! Shelter hours are 8 p.m. to 8 a.m. Contact Ginger Stevens at 231-330- 2643 (call/text) or email gingersnap_60@hotmail.com if you are able to serve in this amazing ministry! TRANSPORTATION If you need a ride to a appointment or to Mass…please call: Kay Krause at 231-437-3230 Kay will contact one of our volunteer drivers to pick up. Absolute Catholic 2018 Women’s Conference All women are invited to the Absolute Catholic 2018 Women’s Conference “Let Us Cross to the Other Side: The Other Side of Fear” on Saturday, January 27, at Christ the King Parish in Acme. This year, the conference will feature Hallie Lord, author of On the Other Side of Fear: How I Found Peace and host of Hallie Weekly on SiriusXM’s The Catholic Channel. Registration and fellowship will begin at 8:30 a.m. Cost is $25 per person before January 19, and increases to $30 per person until the day of the event. Tickets purchased at the door are $35 per person. Cost includes lunch. The day will feature Mass with Bishop Raica, a witness from Beth Maday, and prayerful music with Janine Winkler. For more information or to register, contact Stephanie Endres at sendres@threewest.net or visit AbsoluteCatholic.com. March