31 March, 2020 (08:37) | Formation | By: Alyssa Ponik

This Week – Wednesday, April 1 – Connecting on Zoom!

This week we will continue our study of Lectio Divina on Zoom. Please watch videos 2 and 3 (titled “Lectio & Meditatio: Climbing the First Rungs” and “Oratio: Conversation with God”) from the Into the Desert series by Dr. Tim Gray on formed.org. Our Zoom meeting (recurring every Wednesday through April 22) will open at 7:47 p.m. and have no passcode. Please see the information below for help joining formed.org and/or the Zoom meeting.

formed.org

  • visit www.formed.org
  • select “sign up”
  • select “I belong to a Parish or Organization”
  • type in your parish name and select it from the drop-down menu
  • type in your name and email
  • select “sign up”
  • once in the formed.org site, use the search bar to find “Into the Desert.” We will be discussing the videos titled “Lectio & Meditatio: Climbing the First Rungs” and “Oratio: Conversation with God.” 

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!

22 March, 2020 (18:08) | Uncategorized | By: Alyssa Ponik

This Week – Wednesday, March 25 – No Connect!

Connect will be cancelled until further notice. Please keep an eye on your email for when we restart! Stay healthy!

17 March, 2020 (14:56) | Community Service | By: Alyssa Ponik

This Week – Wednesday, March 18 – Cleaning the PRC!

  • Wednesday, March 18 from 6:30 – 8 PM
  • Pregnancy Resource Center (PRC), 2438 28th Street Wyoming, MI 49519

Join us for our monthly service project of cleaning the PRC! Due to social distancing and the directive from the governor, we will NOT be heading out for some dinner and social time afterwards!

8 March, 2020 (07:28) | Formation | By: Alyssa Ponik

This Week – Wednesday, March 11 – Formation Night!

  • Wednesday, March 11 at 7 – 8:30 PM
  • Holy Spirit Parish, 2230 Lake Michigan Dr, Grand Rapids, MI 49504 (Youth and Young Adult room)
  • Dinner & social time to follow

This week at Connect, we plan to continue a video study about the Psalms. We will watch a video and have time for guided discussion afterward.

1 March, 2020 (08:55) | Vision Meeting | By: Alyssa Ponik

This Week – Wednesday, March 4 – Vision Meeting, Adoration, and Confessions!

  • Wednesday, March 4 – dinner and Catholic Connect vision meeting followed by Adoration and Confessions
  • Mr. Burger at 6 PM
  • 2101 Lake Michigan Drive NW Grand Rapids, MI 49504
  • Adoration and Confessions at 7 – 8:30 PM
  • St. Ann’s Home, 2161 Leonard St. NW Grand Rapids, MI 49504 (Chapel)

Join us for dinner at Mr. Burger for fellowship and to discuss upcoming Connect activities at the Vision meeting. Afterward, come join us for an evening of quiet reflection, to say the rosary, and also to have the opportunity to receive the Sacrament of Reconciliation at the chapel in St. Ann’s retirement home. To find the chapel, enter the main door, and the doors to the chapel are in the hallway directly ahead of you.  

This Week at Connect…

23 February, 2020 (08:34) | Uncategorized | By: Alyssa Ponik

This Week – Wednesday, Feb. 26 – Ash Wednesday!
There will be NO Connect this week so we can all attend Ash Wednesday Mass at our own parishes. 

This week at Connect…Cleaning the PRC!

16 February, 2020 (08:20) | Community Service | By: Alyssa Ponik

  • Wednesday, Feb. 19 from 6:30 – 8 PM
  • Pregnancy Resource Center (PRC), 2438 28th Street Wyoming, MI 49519
  • Dinner afterwards

Join us for our monthly service project of cleaning the PRC! We will be heading out for some dinner and social time afterwards!

This week at Connect…Formation Night!

9 February, 2020 (08:39) | Formation | By: Alyssa Ponik

  • Wednesday, Feb. 12 at 7 – 8:30 PM
  • Holy Spirit Parish, 2230 Lake Michigan Dr, Grand Rapids, MI 49504 (Youth and Young Adult room)
  • Dinner & social time to follow

This week at Connect, we plan to begin a video study about the Psalms. We will watch a video and have time for guided discussion afterward.

This Week at Connect…Vision Meeting and Adoration!

2 February, 2020 (10:14) | Vision Meeting | By: Alyssa Ponik

This Week – Wednesday, February 5 – Vision Meeting, Adoration, and Confessions!

  • Wednesday, Feb. 5 – dinner and Catholic Connect vision meeting followed by Adoration and Confessions
  • Mr. Burger at 6 PM
  • 2101 Lake Michigan Drive NW Grand Rapids, MI 49504
  • Adoration and Confessions at 7 – 8:30 PM
  • St. Ann’s Home, 2161 Leonard St. NW Grand Rapids, MI 49504 (Chapel)

Join us for dinner at Mr. Burger for fellowship and to discuss upcoming Connect activities at the Vision meeting. Afterward, come join us for an evening of quiet reflection, to say the rosary, and also to have the opportunity to receive the Sacrament of Reconciliation at the chapel in St. Ann’s retirement home. To find the chapel, enter the main door, and the doors to the chapel are in the hallway directly ahead of you.  

This week at Connect…Game Night!

26 January, 2020 (08:26) | Events, Random, Uncategorized | By: Alyssa Ponik

This Week – Wednesday, Jan. 29 – Game Night

  • Wednesday, Jan. 29 at 7 – 8:30 PM
  • Holy Spirit Parish, 2230 Lake Michigan Dr, Grand Rapids, MI 49504 (Youth and Young Adult room)
  • Dinner & social time to follow

This week at Connect, we plan to enjoy some time together by playing Catholic Jeopardy and Bible Taboo.