Spiritual Growth

Corpus Christi Prayer Group – Charismatic prayer group that brings people to a personal relationship with Jesus, through worship, praise, prayer petitions, sharing and talks on various Catholic subjects. Meetings are on Tuesdays at1:00 – 2:30 p.m. in the chapel. Contact: Tillie Ann Kotsko (810) 736-8764
Eucharistic Adoration – Eucharistic adoration is an expression of our love for Jesus, who loves us so much that He never wants to leave us and so stays with us day and night in the Blessed Sacrament. Eucharistic Adoration is held every Thursday in the chapel following the 10:00 a.m. Mass until Benediction at 8:45 p.m. Volunteers are needed to sponsor an hour of prayer. Contact: Dennis Cornell (810) 347-0405 hoofmand@gmail.com
Gift Shop – Visit us for unique gifts to celebrate those special occasions, especially First Communion, Baptism, Confirmation and Weddings. Warm up your home with décor items which will serve as daily reminders of God’s Word and unfailing promises. We have beautiful gifts in stock and we can accommodate special orders. The shop is located in the St. John gathering space and is open Saturday 3:30 p.m. to 6:00 p.m, Sunday 9:00 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., and Tuesday and Thursday 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. or call Sandy Versteeg for an appointment. Helpers needed during store hours and at special events. Contact: Sandy Versteeg (810) 653-5794.
Legion of Mary – Ministers to the parish, as assigned by the pastor, by visiting and bringing the Eucharist to homebound persons and those in hospitals and nursing homes; also provides outreach to inactive and/or alienated Catholics. Meets weekly at Blessed Sacrament Campus. Contact: Janice Muckenthaler (810) 653-1827
Little Rock Scripture Study – A parish based program that leads people to a greater understanding of the Bible, awareness of God’s living presence in Sacred Scripture, and an appreciation of how the Bible can be applied to daily life. Through personal study, small group discussion, lecture and prayer, the program provides a solid balance of scholarship, reflection, and application. Meetings are weekly for 1 ½ hours, either morning or evening sessions available. Contact: Mary Beth & Brian Balaze (810) 653-3481 mbbalaze@gmail.com, blbalaze@gmail.com
Pilgrim Virgin Evangelization (PVE) 2000 – Arranges to have a statue of Our Lady of Fatima taken to parish households, in keeping with the desire of the Holy Father and the bishops as part of the Church’s Millennium Evangelization effort. Contact: Christine Heintz (810) 653-0241 cheintz@hughes.net
Prayer Line – Provides spiritual support to parishioners through prayer in their time of need. Contact: Bernie & Rosie Tholl (810) 338-0269 bat1137@aol.com
Rosary Makers Guild – Makes rosaries to send to the missions and to be used in some local celebrations, thereby promoting devotion to Mary. Meets every second Monday of the month at 3:00 p.m. in the Family Center. Contact: Mary Ashley (810) 742-7835
Shawl Ministry – This is a group of knitters and crocheters whose purpose is to stitch God’s love, care and warmth into shawls for those who need them. Contact: Mary Cadwell (810) 658-3839 rcadwell3839@charter.net
World Apostolate of Fatima (Blue Army) – Aim to fulfill the request of the Blessed Virgin Mary at Fatima, Portugal, in 1917 by praying the Rosary daily, wearing the Brown Scapular, and offering to God all the sacrifices necessary to keep the Commandments while performing the duties of daily life. Prayer group meets on Mondays after the 10:00 a.m. Mass and participates in First Saturday Mornings of Prayer and the Annual Fatima Convention and Rosary March. Contact: Christine Heintz (810) 653-0241 cheintz@hughes.net; World Apostolate of Fatima Cell Hour; PVE 2000