Heroes of the Faith
Date: Every Second Wednesday
Time: 11:30 am- 1:30 pm
Cost: $25 (includes lunch)
St. Pope John Paul II said, “The saints have always been the source and origin of renewal in the most difficult moments in the Church’s history.” In a time very much in need of spiritual renewal, we invite you to find hope in the lives of the dynamic heroes of the church – saints.
Join us for for lunch each second Wednesday of the month from 11:30 am-1:30 pm as we learn about St. Maryann Cope, St. Mother Teresa of Calcutta, and St. Joseph. Cost is $25 per session and includes lunch.
NOTE: If you prefer not to pay via credit card, please contact Sr. Mary Bernadette Kapfer at 248-634-5566 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Do not use the form below if you plan to register by mail. Your information will be taken over the phone.
April 14: St. Catherine Laboure and the Miraculous Medal
St. Catherine Laboure, the only person to have touched Mary during a vision, was entrusted by the Blessed Mother with a vision of the Miraculous Medal, now worn by Catholics across the globe.
May 12: St. Felix of Cantalice
Known for wandering Rome barefoot asking for donations for the poor, St. Felix thanked each benefactor “Deo Gratias” (thanks be to God). His ”canticles” or
simple songs, were written to teach children catechism.
June 9: St. Katharine Drexel
The first canonized saint born an American citizen, this heiress exchanged a life of luxury for one of service. Mother Katharine led the establishment of 145 missions, 12 schools for Native Americans; 50 for African Americans including the only historically black Catholic college in the U.S.