13 December, 2020 (08:22) | Uncategorized | By: Alyssa Ponik

This Week – Wednesday, December 16 – Cleaning the PRC!

  • Wednesday, December 16 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! Please remember to bring a mask and practice social distancing.

6 December, 2020 (08:24) | Connect, Fellowship, Formation | By: Alyssa Ponik

TODAY – Sunday, December 6 – Socially Distanced Hike!
Join us for a leisurely hike as we dress for the weather and enjoy the beautiful Grand Ravines park. We plan to park & meet at the lodge down by the river (accessible from the north entrance) and practice social distancing as we enjoy the outdoors and possibly say a Rosary.

Location: Grand Ravines North Country park 42nd Ave, Georgetown Twp, MI 49428
Time: 2 p.m.
Things to bring: Dress for the weather, Water (if you want), A Rosary

If you are participating in our secret Santa gift exchange this is a good time to exchange your gifts.

This Week – Wednesday, December 9 – Connecting on Zoom!

Join us this week for a Mass reading discussion! We will open with discussion of the readings for the Sunday of the second week of Advent with anything anyone would like to share from their priest’s Homily. We will continue by reading and discussing the readings for the third Sunday of Advent which can be found here (  https://bible.usccb.org/bible/readings/121320.cfm  ). 

First Reading: Isaiah 61:1-2A, 10-11

Responsorial Psalm: Luke 1:46-50, 53-54

Second Reading: 1 Thessalonians 5:16-24

Gospel: John 1:6-8, 19-28

Join via Zoom Copy and paste the following website ( https://us04web.zoom.us/j/865685517 ) to join our scheduled Zoom meeting
Meeting ID: 865-685-517
Passcode: 456475
Because there can be up to 100 people joining our Zoom chat, please mute yourself when you are not speaking. Thank you!

29 November, 2020 (07:24) | Connect, Formation | By: Alyssa Ponik

This Week – Wednesday, December 2 – Connecting on Zoom!

Join us this week for a Mass reading discussion! We will open with discussion of the readings for the Sunday of the first week of Advent with anything anyone would like to share from their priest’s Homily. We will continue by reading and discussing the readings for the second Sunday of Advent which can be found below. 

First reading: Isaiah 40:1-5, 9-11

Psalm: Psalm 85:9-14

Second Reading: 2 Peter 3:8-14

Gospel: Mark 1:1-8


Join via Zoom Copy and paste the following website ( https://us04web.zoom.us/j/865685517 ) to join our scheduled Zoom meeting
Meeting ID: 865-685-517
Passcode: 456475
Because there can be up to 100 people joining our Zoom chat, please mute yourself when you are not speaking. Thank you!

22 November, 2020 (08:25) | Uncategorized | By: Alyssa Ponik

This Week – Wednesday, November 25 – No Connect

There will be no Connect this week as it is the day before Thanksgiving. Connect will resume the following Wednesday (December 2) on Zoom where we will begin reading and discussing the following Sunday’s readings. From all of us on the Catholic Connect e-board, we are thankful for you, we are praying for you, and we look forward to seeing you next week!

15 November, 2020 (08:31) | Uncategorized | By: Alyssa Ponik

This Week – Wednesday, November 18 – Connecting on Zoom!

As the pandemic continues and we near the holiday season, it is easy to forget to prepare ourselves for Mass – whether in person or from home. But here at Catholic Connect we’ve got you covered! Join us for this week’s Catholic Connect meeting at 8 p.m. The video for this week is called “How to Get More Out of Mass” from the Catholic Talk Show ( https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=u2V7z-VnwhE ). Please watch the video prior to our discussion time beginning at 8 p.m.

Join via Zoom 

  • Copy and paste the following website ( https://us04web.zoom.us/j/865685517 ) to join our scheduled Zoom meeting
  • Meeting ID: 865-685-517
  • Passcode: 456475
  • Because there can be up to 100 people joining our Zoom chat, please mute yourself when you are not speaking. Thank you!

8 November, 2020 (19:39) | Connect, Formation | By: Alyssa Ponik

This Week – Wednesday, November 11 – Connecting on Zoom!

Join us for this week’s Catholic Connect meeting at 8 p.m.! We will listen to a video about liberalism from Bishop Barron ( https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tctSwn04VR8&fbclid=IwAR1sp9UhnrhyqVZ0YSH2hgpDSFG1PjJKiOQYgM0E_HhovYjdEvdNb00DcwE ). Please watch the video prior to our discussion time beginning at 8 p.m.

Join via Zoom 
Copy and paste the following website ( https://us04web.zoom.us/j/865685517 ) to join our scheduled Zoom meeting
Meeting ID: 865-685-517
Passcode: 456475
Because there can be up to 100 people joining our Zoom chat, please mute yourself when you are not speaking. Thank you!

1 November, 2020 (07:00) | Formation | By: Alyssa Ponik

This Week – Wednesday, November 4 – Connecting Inside!

Wednesday, November 4 starting at 7 p.m.
Where: Louis Lorenz’s apartment    1180 Woodfield East Drive Apartment 11      Grand Rapids, MI 49508
Join us for this week’s Catholic Connect meeting! We will listen to a video about Eastern Rite Catholic Churches from The Catholic Talk Show (  https://catholictalkshow.com/what-are-the-eastern-rite-catholic-churches/  ). A huge thank you to Louis Lorenz for allowing us to meet at his apartment this week!

Join via Zoom (at 8 p.m.)
Copy and paste the following website ( https://us04web.zoom.us/j/865685517 ) to join our scheduled Zoom meeting
Meeting ID: 865-685-517Passcode: 456475
Because there can be up to 100 people joining our Zoom chat, please mute yourself when you are not speaking. Thank you!

25 October, 2020 (07:15) | Connect, Formation | By: Alyssa Ponik

This Week – Wednesday, October 28 – Connecting Outside!

Join us for Connect on Zoom this week at 8 p.m.! We will discuss Episode 105 – The Creed Part 5 from Father Scott’s Let’s Talk Catholic series (  https://alpenacatholics.org/lets-talk-catholic/  ). 

Please follow the instructions below to join the Zoom meeting (and also note that we now have a meeting passcode):

Zoom
Copy and paste the following website ( https://us04web.zoom.us/j/865685517 ) to join our scheduled Zoom meeting
Meeting ID: 865-685-517
Passcode: 456475
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 October, 2020 (20:40) | Community Service, Connect | By: Alyssa Ponik



This Week – Wednesday, October 21 – Cleaning the PRC!

  • Wednesday, October 21 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! Please remember to bring a mask and practice social distancing.



11 October, 2020 (16:40) | Connect, Formation | By: Alyssa Ponik

This Week – Wednesday, October 14 – Connecting Outside!

  • Wednesday, October 14 starting at 7 p.m.
  • Where: Matt Karr’s house    1241 Maplerow Ave NW      Grand Rapids, MI 49534
  • To bring: lawn chair

Join us for a socially distanced Catholic Connect meeting outside! We will listen to Episode 104 – The Creed Part 4 from Father Scott’s Let’s Talk Catholic series (  https://alpenacatholics.org/lets-talk-catholic/  ). Please remember to bring a lawn chair. A huge thank you to Matt Karr for allowing us to meet in his yard this week!