January 27/28 Announcements and Homily Link

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January 28, 2024
Fourth Sunday of Ordinary Time

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Also In Our Message
This Week

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Around the Diocese
Formed
Link to Sunday Homilies

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Please Note!

The EPIC Middle School Youth Group will not be meeting tonight, Saturday, January 27, as originally planned. We apologize for the inconvenience.

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Around the Diocese

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Exploring Priesthood Discernment Meetings

Discernment is a time of obtaining spiritual guidance and understanding. If you are considering the priesthood, the Diocese of Grand Rapids invites you to meet with other young men (ages 16+) to gather and discern God’s will for your life.
Meetings will take place from 12:30 – 1:30 pm at St. Stephen Parish,
750 Gladstone Dr. S.E., East Grand Rapids and are offered on the following Sundays in 2024: Jan. 28, Feb. 18, March 10, and April 21. Just show up or email Pattie Reynolds, preynolds@grdiocese.org, to RSVP. Questions? Contact Father Stephen Durkee, director of priestly vocations, sdurkee@grdiocese.org.

 
 

Worldwide Marriage Encounter Experience

Give your marriage and your faith a little sparkle in the new year at a Worldwide Marriage Encounter Experience. Upcoming Michigan weekends:
March 1 – 3 at Center for Ministry – Saginaw
April 12 – 14 at Saint Francis Retreat Center – DeWitt
Apply at
wwme.org or call Chris and Darla Vinton
at (517) 667-0433.

 
 

Building a Legacy Men’s Conference
 March 9, 2024 at St. Robert of Newminster in Ada, Michigan. 

  • Registration is NOW OPEN 
  • Tickets are $38 and ticket prices will increase to $48 after February 23, 2024
  • 2023 SOLD OUT at 850 men and we will anticipate 2024 (capped at 850) will also sell out: REGISTER EARLY
  • Four (yes, FOUR!) amazing speakers
    • Curtis Martin, of FOCUS Ministries
    • Fr. Robert McTeigue, S.J. host of the Catholic Current podcast
    • Michael Gormley, founder of LayEvangelist.com and co-host of Catching Foxes podcast
    • John Yep, CEO of Catholics for Catholics 
 

KEPHA Women’s Night
Friday, Mar. 8  •  7 – 8:30 pm  •  Basilica of Saint Adalbert
You are invited for an evening of music, prayer, and message featuring Father Robert McTeigue, S.J. and hosted by the Basilica of Saint Adalbert in Grand Rapids. Father McTeigue is a member of the Society of Jesus. He is host and producer of the “The Catholic Current” via The Station of the Cross Catholic Media Network, and the iCatholicRadio app. Cost is $10. Register online at https://www.buildingalegacy.org/womensnight2024.html deadline is March 7. Questions? Contact Barb at barb.vezino@gmail.com or (616) 481-2529.

 
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Prayer Line (616) 365-7689

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