FAITH in Flint initiative announced | Diocese of Lansing

FAITH in Flint initiative announced

Bishop Boyea has announced a new Diocese of Lansing initiative called FAITH in Flint. At a May 28 press conference in Flint at the Sr. Claudia Burke Center for Hope, local Catholic leaders and members of the media from around mid-Michigan gathered to learn how the Catholic presence in the city is working to relieve suffering on the part of those who struggle with poverty. In addition to Bishop Boyea, featured speakers included Rev. Tom Firestone, Pastor of St John Vianney Parish, Flint, and Vicky Schultz, President and CEO of Catholic Charities of Shiawassee and Genesee Counties.

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Bishop Boyea delivers remarks to launch FAITH in Flint. Rev. Tom Firestone, pastor of St. John Vianney Parish, and Vicky Schultz, President and CEO of Catholic Charities of Shiwawssee and Genesee Counties, also spoke at the May 28 press conference.

Flint Mayor Dayne Walling, Vicky Schultz, Bishop Boyea and Father Firestone.

Bishop Boyea embraces Flint resident Glenda Stennis, a client of the Center for Hope Warming Center who found help and hope through Catholic Charities.

WNEM5 reporter Alana Holland interviews Bishop Boyea about the FAITH in Flint initiative.

Television, radio and print reporters from around mid-Michigan attended the press conference launching FAITH in Flint.




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