Around the Parish

    • Parents, are you nervous about talking with your kids about sex? On Sunday, April 23 from 6:30-8pm in the Ministry Center, join us for a Parent Night with a panel discussion, a young person’s witness, small group discussion and video segments from Jason Evert to help us communicate with our kids about this sensitive topic.
  • Golf “FORE” Sports: Saint Thomas Boosters invite you to a fun afternoon of golf while supporting Hornet Athletics. Friday, May 12 at Boulder Creek Golf Club. We need Foursomes and Sponsorships. Get your registration and sponsorships in now! Early-bird pre–paid registration deadline is April 1! For more information, contact Tracy Bandlow.
  • Prayers for Steubie: Prayer Warriors, we are seeking prayers for safety, open hearts, faith conversions, and health for our 44 youth and eight team leaders on their journey to a Steubenville Youth Conference. Please help us reach 1,000 rosaries by pledging at

    Prayer Pledges for Steubenville.

  • Join the Franciscan’s for Lenten Lunch Prayer Experience, noon-1pm on Wednesdays, March 8-April 5 at the Lowell campus. For more information, contact the Franciscan Life Process Center at 897-7842.
  • Habitat for Humanity’s 5th Catholic United Build will begin in May, across the street from the Basilica of Saint Adalbert. The Saint Thomas build is May 20 and June 10. Leaders will be in the lower level of the church on March 25/26. For more information, contact the church office (459-4662).
  • Run with Nuns! FORT2BASE 10 mile/3 mile Run (Aug. 27) or Bank of America Chicago Marathon (Oct. 8). Run to support the Mission of Our Lady of Angels — the outreach to the poor of the Franciscans of the Eucharist of Chicago. For more information, visit

For an extensive list of Diocesan opportunities, please visit the Diocese of Grand Rapids website.