A Moment of Grace

In an age whose crabbed sense of justice finds expression in dismal phrases like “zero tolerance” and “three strikes and you’re out,” the events in a Long Island courtroom on Monday came as an undeserved gift, something startling and luminous. It happened when Ryan Cushing, a 19-year-old charged with assault for tossing a turkey through…

Walking with Moms in Need

A Year of Service In times such as these, pregnant and parenting mothers in poverty or who are facing other challenging circumstances need our help. To participate in Walking with Moms in Need: A Year of Service contact your pastor to volunteer to be part of the parish team or, if your parish does not…

Masses are Reopening

Public Return to Mass Public Masses may resume beginning on May 28th, 2020. Guidelines and FAQs for returning to public Mass may be found at diokzoo.org/public-return-to-mass. Attendance: Bishop Bradley has extended the general dispensation from the obligation to attend Mass until September 6. This means that the faithful in the Diocese of Kalamazoo are not…

End of Pandemic Prayer

O Mary, you shine continuously on ourjourney as a sign of salvation and hope.We entrust ourselves to you, Health ofthe Sick. At the foot of the Cross youparticipated in Jesus’ pain, withsteadfast faith. You, Salvation of theRoman People, know what we need.We are certain that you will provide, sothat, as you did at Cana of…
"For where two or more are gathered in my name
there I am in the midst of them…" (MT 18:20)