“As we respond to what the Archbishop is asking of us in the Unleash the Gospel movement, we have to invest in future leaders. If anyone could see the young adults at St. Al’s, you would feel hopeful about the future of the Church,” shares Michigan Technological University (MTU) alumnus Dave Gelwicks of Monroe, Mich.
DAF Supports Almsgiving as a Family
Since Kristy and Anthony Schena’s children were young, they have been diligent in emphasizing the importance of sharing time and treasure as a family. They made a practice of giving weekly offerings as well as volunteering inside and outside of their parish, Our Lady Star of the Sea in Grosse Pointe Woods.
Ave Maria Radio: Do Something New For Lent
“Our focus is the New Evangelization. We call men and women to share their experience of Jesus with others, within the Catholic Church and outside of it. Our listeners are being equipped to share their faith,” shares Al Kresta, President and CEO of Ave Maria Radio and host of the program Kresta in the Afternoon.
“Those who give alms will enjoy a full life.”
“Use Me, I Am All Yours Now.” Priest Creates Living Trust for Beloved Parish
Fr. Rich Treml entered the seminary at age 50 and when he was ordained five years later, he told the Lord, “Use me, I am all yours now.” Eighteen of his 20 years as a priest have been at SS. Peter and Paul parish in Lapeer County.“SS. Peter and Paul is a very welcoming community. People are loyal and attached to their local parish, and they invite us priests over to their homes for dinner,” shares Fr. Rich.
St. Thomas Aquinas Education Fund
Provides tuition assistance and benefit to current and future religious who seek to advance K-12 Catholic education.