Career Opportunities with the Catholic Foundation serving the Diocese of Lansing: The Catholic Foundation is looking for experienced fund-raising professionals for two open positions within the organization. One position is a Development Officer and the other is a Major Gifts Officer. To learn more about these positions and to apply, please visit our website at www.dioceseoflansing.org/
A.D.A.M. (Another Day, Another Memory) is our Grief and Loss Support program. Free support group meetings are held on the 1st and 3rd Wednesday of each month from 6-7 pm at our Jackson office (3425 Francis Street). These meetings offer support for anyone dealing with the loss of a loved one. Information on groups for children and teens is available by calling Robin Weber, Clinical Director, at (517)782-2551, ext. 1118. You don’t have to walk alone in your grief journey. Watch for supportive information and updates on our A.D.A.M. Facebook group
Visit our website at www.CatholicCharitiesJLHC.org.
(517) 782-2551 – Jackson
(517) 263-2191 – Lenawee & Hillsdale
There is a need for volunteers in the Catholic Ministry at the Gus Harrison Prison. This ministry is in serious need of new volunteers to assist with bible studies, communion services & prayer services. Sessions are held on Tuesday, Thursday & Sundays of each week. If you are interested contact: Deacon Len Brown: 1-517-442-8971 or Holy Family Adrian: 1-517-263-4681.
2021 NUN RUN
Saturday, November 20, 2021
Registration Link: https://2021nunrun.eventbee.com
DAYS OF MINDFULNESS RETURN TO WEBER CENTER
Mindfulness is a practice in living honestly with oneself. Join the mindfulness community that meets monthly to deepen our understanding and commitment to the daily practice of meditation.
Facilitated by Adrian Dominican Sister Esther Kennedy, OP, retreat leader and spiritual director, the Days of Mindfulness are held Saturdays from 10:00 a.m. to 2:30p.m. ET. The sessions are virtual only and will be on Zoom.
The dates and themes are as follows:
· November 20, 2021, Wandering Mind. Learn the difference between watching thoughts pass by like clouds and inviting them to lunch. When we are caught by our thoughts, sanity is only a breath away.
· December 11, 2021, Wholeness, Happiness, Peace. Living in and being attuned to the rhythms of the present moment means living in accord with life.
The cost is $25 per session, and a break for lunch will be included. Registration is required to receive the Zoom link. Visit http://www.webercenter.org and click on “programs;” call 517-266-4000; or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
ST. FRANCIS RETREAT CENTER
Contemplative Retreat for Women – Advent: Peace
November 19-21, 2021
A predominantly silent retreat for women, facilitated by Bert Schomberger. This year we will focus on preparing for Advent and seeking the peace of Christ. The weekend will include presentations, two Masses, opportunity for Reconciliation, and ample time for individual reflection and prayer.
Registration fee is $185, and includes all meals, lodging, and materials. Click here for more information
Married Couples Weekend
December 3-5, 2021
The weekend features inspiring presentations focused on maintaining and strengthening your marriage. Plus, a renewal of vows and blessing of wedding rings ceremony, Mass, fun social receptions, and down time for prayer with your spouse.
Registration fee is $325 per couple, which covers all lodging, meals, and retreat materials. Click here for more information