It was the beginning of our school year this past week. The beginning of the school year is always a time of new firsts. New teachers, students and lessons. I want to thank our teachers for their continued efforts to show the children how Christ is alive in our studies. Sometimes we forget that all… Read more
That Man is You! – Men’s Program
Starting Thursday, Sept 17: 6:00-7:30 am
Sign-up for this amazing 13-week fall program. The second series begins in January and runs through Lent.
Reboot! Live! Featuring Chris Stefanick
A life changing event for the Parish and Family – Reboot! Live! is a high-energy, renewal event designed to bring a brand new energy and vitality to you and your Parish community.
Where: Parish of the Holy Spirit
When: November 4, 2015
Who: 12 and older
For more information and tickets visit: http://www.rebootlivegr.com/
Worldwide Marriage Encounter
Why not celebrate the Year of Marriage by making your good marriage even better? Attend a Worldwide Marriage Encounter to renew and enrich your marriage and your faith! Upcoming weekends will be held August 7-9 at St. John the Evangelist in Fenton (you sleep at home or in a hotel), Sept. 25-27 at the Holiday Inn – Troy, and October 16-18 at the Saginaw Center for Ministry. For more info or to apply, visit www.wwme.org or contact Harry & Karen Porter at (888) 628-7433.
Living Your Strengths
Don’t Delay – Class sizes are limited!
Sunday, September 13th
4:00—5:30pm Kateri Lodge
Mandatory for ALL participants
A simple and convenient way to give.
Consider automating your regular donations with our electronic giving program. Our Lady of Consolation relies on the financial generosity of the congregation and electronic giving offers an easy way to give on a recurring basis. Link to our secure server.
Teach children the joy of helping others and giving to God out of gratitude for all that God has given to them!
Click below to order envelops for your children!
Connect in Community – myParish App
Enjoy sharing and exploring your faith with a positive social media tool!
This new app for iPhone and Android smart phones will help us connect in community, grow in our Catholic faith and invite others to join in the journey.
Explore the Features HERE!
Welcome Back! I hope everyone had an enjoyable, relaxing, and fun summer. I enjoyed it immensely! Although the weather was cooler than normal at the start of the season, the barbecues were delicious, the church office was quiet and the summer gatherings were delightful. Summer is by far my favorite season and it is always disappointing to see it come to an end. Here… Read more
Throughout John chapter 6 Jesus has been slowly bringing His followers into a deeper understanding of what is signified by the feeding of the 5,000. Jesus is preparing them to see the miracle as more than a physical feeding. He desires that they see Him as the source of spiritual life and nourishment just as… Read more
I enjoy reading answers to questions and the opportunity to answer questions. My favorite thing about this is that my capacity for honest debate is increased. So there are two things that I found interesting this week, both have to do with context and content in Scripture. In the ongoing debate surrounding Scripture and what… Read more
Summer has been slow moving and the perfect opportunity to reflect. This week I want to reflect on the idea of how I learned to invite people to Mass. I learned this from my own family; specifically when my dad or mom would ask a person if they went to church on Sunday. This always… Read more
I always enjoy mission trips; they contain a certain sense of adventure into the unknown that pulls us out of our comfortable lives. Teens on a Mission lived up to my experience of mission work; it had the classic well-organized excitement mixed with moments of frustration. This is all positive, because I believe that in… Read more