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Calendar of Events

September 28, 2013

40 Days for Life

Annual Peaceful, prayer vigil for 40 continuous days beginning Wed. Sept 25th.-Sunday Nov. 3,2013 Opening Mass At St. Francis Church at 8:15 am,Wed.Sept.25th, followed by car pooling to location of Vigil, corner of College PWY.and Winkler, South Ft. Myers, Fl. People of all faiths, denominations,ages,cultures that honor and respect LIFE are urged to take part. For more information and/or
schedule a time to cover, please call 239-850-7432 or www.40daysforlife.com/fortmyers or email [email protected]

Start: September 25, 2013 9:00 AM
End: November 3, 2013 9:00 AM
Cost: Free

St. Andrew Parish Bone Marrow Drive

Urgently needed 18-44 year olds to be a donor match for our parish member, Linda Beebe.
Its a self administered cheek swab test done is less than minute and it could save a life.
Come….be a donor at St. Andrew Parish either Saturday 9.28.13 from 11:30 am until 5:00 pm
or Sunday 9.29.13 from 9 am until 2 pm.

Start: September 28, 2013 11:30 AM
End: September 28, 2013 5:00 PM
Cost: Donation to Be The Match

Tony Alonso Workshop

For all parishioners, Eucharistic Minister, Lectors, Ministers of Hospitality, Choir and Instrumentalists.
“Called to New Visions”: A Morning of Reflection for Liturgical Ministers
Join us for a morning of prayer, song and recollection as we deepen our reflection on ministry as a practice rooted in the richness of the Gospel. We are called to continual conversion and commitment. We will explore the intersection of our diverse ministries as well as what makes them distinctive to renew and refocus ourselves for the lives of our communities and for the life of the world.

Start: September 28, 2013 9:00 AM
End: September 28, 2013 12:00 PM
Cost: $15

A Men’s Retreat

A light breakfast at 7 am will be followed by Mass at 8 am. Then Father Andrew Kowalcyzk of the Congregation of St Michael the Archangel and pastor of St Clare of Montefalco Parish will give a talk on the attributes of St Michael.

The name Michael means “Who is like God”. Our goal as Christians is to follow Jesus and to be “like” him.

St Michael is the leader of the forces of heaven in their triumph over the powers of hell. St Michael is the patron saint of firemen and paratroopers. The Church is under attack from all directions and looking at the attributes of God’s warrior will give men an understanding of how we can be strong and defend our faith in these troubled times. Time for Reflection will be provided then the retreat will close with a light lunch.

We invite all men to come and bring their sons to understand St Michael and how we as men are part of the defeat of Satan in our world.

This event is being hosted by Knights of Columbus St Clare of Montefalco Council #12479

Start: September 28, 2013 7:00 AM
End: September 28, 2013 12:00 PM
Venue: St. Clare de Montefalco
1401 Whittier, Grosse Pointe Park, 48230, United States
Cost: free will offering

LIFE WALK, by Flint’s 40 Days For Life Committee and the IMPACT Center

Saturday, September 28 beginning at 10:00 a.m. Help us pray and walk a path AWAY from the abortion clinic at G-3422 Flushing Road to the IMPACT Pregnancy Center, a pro-life pregnancy help center at 2585 Lavelle Rd., Flint, MI 48504. Help save lives and kick-off this Fall’s 40 Days for Life Campaign and promote awareness of the IMPACT Pregnancy Center. There will be fun for children and refreshments for all.

Start: September 28, 2013 10:00 AM
End: September 28, 2013 10:00 AM
Cost: Free

Deviate Dash – Obstacle Course Race

Deviate (pronounced DV8) Dash obstacle course race presented by Crossroads Pregnancy Center is coming to Bloomer Park in Rochester Hills on Saturday, September 28th from 8:30 – 10:00 a.m., for ages 15 – adult. Your $20 entry fee includes a Deviate Dash T-shirt, coupon for CoolYo frozen yogurt, and your park entrance fee.

Deviate Dash was designed by Crossfit Deviate gym of downtown Rochester, for all fitness levels. Teams are encouraged, but individual racer reservations will also be accepted. Obstacles include wooden stairs, tire run-throughs, hill climb, kettle bell swings, burpees, push ups, air-squats, and uneven terrain. Prize for the winning team is CoolYo frozen yogurt vouchers. Prize for top sponsored racer is a one-month membership to Crossfit Deviate gym.

All of this awesomeness is for a good cause benefiting Crossroads Pregnancy Center, a local pregnancy resource center for those facing unplanned pregnancies. Crossroads provides clients with free, tangible assistance via pregnancy tests, limited ultrasound, material aid, childbirth classes, and much more.

Will you conquer the Deviate Dash? Register with confidence at www.crossroadspregnancy.org. by Sept. 23. After you register online, download and print your sponsored racer form and bring it with you the day of the event.

Start: September 28, 2013 8:30 AM
End: September 28, 2013 10:00 AM
Cost: $20

A Marriage Made for Heaven Program

We are a group of Catholic families who get together monthly to enrich our married life with “A Marriage Made for Heaven” a marriage program written by Dr. Greg and Lisa Popcak.

When: 4th Saturday of the Month (beginning in Sept, no meetings Nov and Dec)
Where: St. Anthony Parish Hall, 409 W. Columbia, Belleville MI
Time: 5pm – 8pm
Other: $20 per couple (includes workbook); All meetings are potluck; FREE childcare on site

Start: September 28, 2013 5:00 PM
End: September 28, 2013 8:00 PM
Cost: $20 for entire 12-part series

Saturday with Jesus

Study the Scriptures for the 19th Saturday after Pentecost. We will study 2 Corinthians 4: 6 – 15 and Luke 6: 17 – 23. Everyone is invited for the Divine Liturgy Sacred Heart Byzantine Catholic Church in Livonia, MI @ 9 am.

Start: September 28, 2013 7:30 AM
End: September 28, 2013 8:35 AM
Cost: Free

Michigan Nurses for Life Annual Conference

Our annual conference features three speakers who will address the issue,”The Changing World of Hospice Care.

A continental breakfast will be served before the conference.

Please Note: Contact hours will not be awarded for this conference

Start: September 28, 2013 8:00 AM
End: September 28, 2013 12:30 PM
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