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On Monday, February 2 at 7:00pmthe diocesan Vocations office will present a live online chat with religious brothers from three different religious orders (Christian Brothers of the Midwest, the monks of St. Benedict's Abbey in Atchison, Kansas, and the Dominican Friars of the Province of St. Albert the Great).  This is a great opportunity for youth and adults alike to learn more about the vocation to the Brotherhood.  Visit vocations_videos for a preview of the live chat. Contact Dawn Hausmann, Director of Consecrated Vocations.

St Patrick Church, 711 Rickett Road, Brighton will host their Fifth Annual Marriage Enrichment Conference on Saturday, February 7 from 8:00am - 3:30pm.   “Marriage ... Faith and Finances” will feature Randy and Therese Cirner, and Thomas Zordani as speakers. Bishop Boyea will celebrate Mass. Cost is $65.00 per couple, which includes breakfast and lunch. For more details and to register, visit the event website at .

Saturday and Sunday, March 21-23, a Worldwide Marriage Encounter Weekend in Lansing is an opportunity for married couples to get away from the rest of the world and really focus on each other. For information, contact Harry and Karen Potter at 888-628-7433 or regsiter online at .

Awaken Ministries offers resources to women who are suffering with remorse and guilt after an abortion. Abortion can be one of the most traumatic experiences in a woman's life, leaving them feeling alone, silently carrying the pain and heartache. Through God's grace healing can be reached.  This study was developed from Linda Cochrane's book Forgiven and Set Free. Enroll today by calling  989-649-4988, or via email to . All contact is confidential.