5 July, 2020 (15:25) | Uncategorized | By: Alyssa Ponik

This Week – Wednesday, July 8 – Connecting on Zoom!
This week we will discuss socialism, Black Lives Matter, and systemic racism from Matt Fradd on Pints with Aquinas. The link for the talk can be found here (  https://pintswithaquinas.com/socialism-black-lives-matter-and-systemic-racism/  ). Please listen to the podcast prior to our meeting on Wednesday. Our Zoom meeting will open at 7:47 p.m. and have no passcode. Please see the information below for help joining the Zoom meeting.

Zoomcopy and paste the following website (  https://us04web.zoom.us/j/865685517  ) to join our scheduled Zoom meetingMeeting ID: 865-685-517No passcode needed!Because there can be up to 100 people joining our Zoom chat, please have mute yourself when you are not speaking. Thank you!A HUGE thank you to Chris Cole for allowing us to use his Zoom account so we can stay connected and grow in our faiths even while social distancing!

29 June, 2020 (16:10) | Connect, Uncategorized | By: Alyssa Ponik

This Week – Wednesday, July 1 – No Connect

This week we will not be gathering due to the holiday coming up on the weekend. Many people will be out of town or preparing to go out of town. Have a safe and fun 4th of July!

21 June, 2020 (07:55) | Fellowship | By: Alyssa Ponik

This Week – Wednesday, June 24 – Pool Party!
This week we will gather for a pool party social! 
Address: 1432 Mapleview St. SE     Kentwood
Time: 7-9 p.m. Please bring a dish to pass. There will be a grill available if you would like to bring meat to cook. 
Thank you to Tim and Victoria Berns for hosting this social event!

14 June, 2020 (07:51) | Formation | By: Alyssa Ponik

This Week – Wednesday, June 17 – Connecting on Zoom!

This week we will discuss Part 3 of the Eucharist from the “Let’s Talk Catholic” series by Fr. Scott Lawler. The link for Fr. Scott’s talk can be found here (  https://alpenacatholics.org/lets-talk-catholic/?fbclid=IwAR1DF3N0gN8V5mctEShcSQsTI8q1ezSZntwvUQdyVEQsgEXuBXDn1wuhAoM  ). Please listen to the podcast prior to our meeting on Wednesday. Our Zoom meeting will open at 7:47 p.m. and have no passcode. Please see the information below for help joining the Zoom meeting.

Zoom

  • copy and paste the following website (  https://us04web.zoom.us/j/865685517  ) to join our scheduled Zoom meeting
  • Meeting ID: 865-685-517
  • No passcode needed!
  • Because there can be up to 100 people joining our Zoom chat, please have mute yourself when you are not speaking. Thank you!
  • A HUGE thank you to Chris Cole for allowing us to use his Zoom account so we can stay connected and grow in our faiths even while social distancing!

7 June, 2020 (06:42) | Fellowship | By: Alyssa Ponik

This Week – Wednesday, June 10 – Kickball!
This week we will play some kickball! We will meet at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, June 10 at the kickball fields behind Holy Spirit (2230 Lake Michigan Dr NW, Grand Rapids, MI 49504). We will practice social distancing as much as possible while enjoying each others’ company. While we traditionally have a potluck for kickball, we will not be doing so this week.

31 May, 2020 (12:50) | Connect, Formation | By: Alyssa Ponik

This Week – Wednesday, June 3 – Connecting on Zoom!

This week we will discuss Part 2 of the Eucharist from the “Let’s Talk Catholic” series by Fr. Scott Lawler. The link for Fr. Scott’s talk can be found here (  https://alpenacatholics.org/lets-talk-catholic/?fbclid=IwAR1DF3N0gN8V5mctEShcSQsTI8q1ezSZntwvUQdyVEQsgEXuBXDn1wuhAoM  ). Please listen to the podcast prior to our meeting on Wednesday. Our Zoom meeting will open at 7:47 p.m. and have no passcode. Please see the information below for help joining the Zoom meeting.

Zoom

  • copy and paste the following website (  https://us04web.zoom.us/j/865685517  ) to join our scheduled Zoom meeting
  • Meeting ID: 865-685-517
  • No passcode needed!
  • Because there can be up to 100 people joining our Zoom chat, please have mute yourself when you are not speaking. Thank you!
  • A HUGE thank you to Chris Cole for allowing us to use his Zoom account so we can stay connected and grow in our faiths even while social distancing!

24 May, 2020 (17:59) | Formation | By: Alyssa Ponik

This Week – Wednesday, May 27 – Connecting on Zoom!
This week we will discuss a podcast from the “Let’s Talk Catholic” series by Fr. Scott Lawler. The podcast will be linked to our Catholic Connect Facebook group, so be on the lookout for that! Please listen to the podcast prior to our meeting on Wednesday. Our Zoom meeting will open at 7:47 p.m. and have no passcode. Please see the information below for help joining the Zoom meeting.

Zoomcopy and paste the following website (  https://us04web.zoom.us/j/865685517  ) to join our scheduled Zoom meetingMeeting ID: 865-685-517
No passcode needed!
Because there can be up to 100 people joining our Zoom chat, please have mute yourself when you are not speaking. Thank you!
A HUGE thank you to Chris Cole for allowing us to use his Zoom account so we can stay connected and grow in our faiths even while social distancing!

17 May, 2020 (10:13) | Fellowship | By: Alyssa Ponik

This Week – Wednesday, May 20 – Jackbox Game Night on Discord!

This week we will connect and grow in community while playing games! To join in the game night, create a free Discord account (https://discord.com/) and email your username to Victoria at . It is recommended to have the Discord app both on your computer/laptop and your phone; this way you can watch the game on your computer/laptop and play on your phone. Game night will start at 7. We hope to see you there!

A huge thank you to Tim and Victoria Berns for letting us use their Jackbox account!

10 May, 2020 (07:14) | Formation | By: Alyssa Ponik

This Week – Wednesday, May 13 – Connecting on Zoom!

This week we will continue our study of the Lord’s prayer on Zoom. Please watch videos 5 and 6 (titled “Session 5: The 5th Petition, And forgive us our trespasses” and “Session 6: The 6th and 7th Petitions, And lead us not into temptation”) from “The Our Father: A Short Course” by Dr. Ben Akers on formed.org. Our Zoom meeting will open at 7:47 p.m. and have no passcode. Please see the information below for help joining the Zoom meeting.

Zoom
copy and paste the following website (  https://us04web.zoom.us/j/865685517  ) to join our scheduled Zoom meeting
Meeting ID: 865-685-517
No passcode needed!
Because there can be up to 100 people joining our Zoom chat, please have mute yourself when you are not speaking. Thank you!
A HUGE thank you to Chris Cole for allowing us to use his Zoom account so we can stay connected and grow in our faiths even while social distancing!

30 April, 2020 (18:45) | Formation, Uncategorized | By: Alyssa Ponik

This Week – Wednesday, May 6 – Connecting on Zoom!

This week we will pause our study of the Lord’s prayer and instead discuss two videos related to the corona virus. Our Zoom meeting will open at 7:47 p.m. and have no passcode. Please see the information below for the two videos we will be discussing and for help joining the Zoom meeting.

Video 1: Joe Rogan Experience #1439 – Michael Osterholm
https://m.youtube.com/watch?feature=share&v=E3URhJx0NSw&fbclid=IwAR12Zc-dhYcdENkldYEfgWPTwxTbdV5hJ0lOVL8rqb3cqArmItpLo3jOwEo
All of the podcast is a good listen and I really recommend listening to the whole thing, but if you’re pressed for time you can jump to the 0:34:53 to 1:07:20 mark in the video. 

Video 2: Bishop Barron on the Corona Virus Quarantine
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8_VJhBBqE5Y

Zoom
copy and paste the following website ( https://us04web.zoom.us/j/865685517 ) to join our scheduled Zoom meetingMeeting ID: 865-685-517No passcode needed!
Because there can be up to 100 people joining our Zoom chat, please mute yourself when you are not speaking. Thank you!
A HUGE thank you to Chris Cole for allowing us to use his Zoom account so we can stay connected and grow in our faiths even while social distancing!