Bishop Boyea

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Over the course of eight days (August 1 through August 4, and August 8 through August 11) all twenty-two Catechist Formation topics will be presented, along with numerous opportunities for enrichment at the 2016 Festival of Faith, "You Make a Difference."  Detailed information available by clicking here . Online registration available at

WE C.A.R.E. marriage preparation program at Queen of the MIraculous Medal Church, 606 W. Wisner St, Jackson, 6:00 - 9:00pm, Friday, August 5 and 9:00am - 12:00noon, Saturday, August 6.  Both sessions must be attended. Registration and $75 fee required prior to session. For registration form, visit Catholic Charities of Jackson, Lenawee and Hillsdale Counties' website . Pre-registration with payment is required to attend.

Bishop Boyea invites any man at least entering his junior year of high school to a Priestly Discernment Dinner with many of the priests and seminarians in the Diocese of Lansing, 3:00-6:30pm, Sunday, August 14 at Bethany House, 703 East Main St, DeWitt. It is a great occasion to meet men in the priesthood, some on the way to priesthood and also to be with a host of other men who are like you in their openness and interest in the priesthood. Click here for details and registraton information