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August 2019

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The Nature and Mystery of God – Theology on Tap

Wed, Aug 21 | 6:30-8:30pm | 54 West | Clawson

In this Theology on Tap, newly ordained Fr. John McKenzie will begin to explore the depths of the mystery and nature of God and how we participate in the divine life of God.  Bring your friends, meet new faces, and enjoy food and drinks while we listen to this talk at 54 West in Clawson, a perfect summer location.  

St. Mary’s Young Adult Summer Picnic

Sun, Aug 4 | 1-6pm | Clawson Park | Clawson

A chance to relax, enjoy the summer and hang out with some great friends. Food trucks will be on-site along with a volleyball and potentially a tournament open to all that care to compete.  Sign up instructions to follow.  All are welcome, including children as there is a fenced-in playground for young kids.  The event starts at 1pm to allow everyone time to go to church (perhaps St. Mary's 11am mass?).  Please remember to bring your favorite yard game, non-alcoholic beverages and lawn chairs.  Look forward to seeing you all there.

Catholic Night at Comerica Park

Tue, Sep 10 | 6:45-9:45pm | Comerica Park | Detroit

Come join us for a relaxing night of faith, fun and fellowship at the ballpark!  The Archdiocese of Detroit is hosting a Catholic Night at Comerica Park and all are welcome.  On Tuesday, September 10th, the Tigers will take on the Yankees at 6:45pm and we'd love to see you there.  All parishes & parishioners in the archdiocese and beyond are invited for a night of fun and fellowship. Each ticket purchased includes a donation to Catholic Charities of Southeast Michigan and also a limited-edition Detroit Tigers + Unleash the Gospel hat. Don't miss this great event, get your tickets today!

More August Events

Catholic Biblical School of Michigan
New Catholic Biblical School of Michigan (CBSM) classes starting at parishes and online. All groups start the week of Sep 15. Information Nights will be held Mon Aug 12 at 7 pm at St. Margaret of Scotland Parish in St. Clair Shores, Wed Aug 21 at Holy Family in Novi at 7 pm, and Thu Aug 22 in an online video conference at 8:30 pm. Sign up by Sept 4thVisit cbsmich.org for more information on parish classes, and InspiredDiscipleship.org for online and hybrid options.
i.d.9:16 August Disciple’s Night
Thu, Aug 1 | 7-9pm | St. Aidan | Livonia
At this month's Disciples' Night, we will begin another themed series on the Beatitudes. We'll start with evening prayer at 7pm, followed by dinner and the live-stream talk at 8pm. Come for any or all of the event! The entire event, including dinner, drinks, dessert and the talk, is free. The Beatitudes constitute some of the most famous and important teachings of Jesus. Our August Disciples' Night speaker, Peter Herbeck, will demonstrate how these sayings should have a personal impact on our lives today.
Sports Night
Thu, Aug 1, 8, 15, 22, 29 | 7pm | Royal Oak
Join us for a co-ed sand volleyball.  Keep an eye on their Facebook page for details.
Our Lady of Sorrows Young Adults
Thu, Aug 1, 8, 15, 22, 29 | 7:30pm | Our Lady of Sorrows | Farmington
Aug 1 - In the Youth & Young Adult Room, we are going to study the Holy Father’s newly-released “Christus Vivit,” an exhortation to Young People and the Entire People of God.” Pope Francis is encouraging growth in holiness specifically in this demographic, calling all to courage, strength and hope and to come to understand what is truly worthwhile. We’ll have copies available, and juicy yellow markers so you can have at it!  Pulled barbecue pork sliders and chips!
Aug 8 — Meet offsite at the Detroit Burger Bar,  32350 W. Eight Mile Road (west of Merriman), Farmington Hills, MI.
Aug. 15 - meet offsite at Starbucks, 33199 Grand River, Farmington, MI (right downtown!) just east of Farmington Road in the shopping plaza. 
Aug. 22 - Young Adults meet in the Youth & Young Adult Room, 7:30 p.m. to crack open the Holy Father’s exhortation to young adults. Nachos chips with cheese and jalapenos.
Aug. 29 - meet in the Youth & Young Adult Room to crack open the Holy Father’s exhortation and plan September. Sloppy Joe sliders and chips.
Become the Fire – Encounter the Love and Mercy of God the Father
Fri, Aug 2 | 7-8:30pm | St. Scholastica | Detroit
This month, come encounter the love and mercy of the Father through Jesus and the Holy Spirit.  We will be pressing in on who God the Father is and how much He loves us.  We will have an opportunity to be led to the Father through Spirit-filled praise and worship and through Jesus present in the Blessed Sacrament.  Come Encounter He who created you in your mother's womb.  All are welcome!
Prayer & Pancakes
Sat, Aug 3 | 8-11am | Our Lady of Good Counsel | Plymouth
Come and join fellow young adults for Mass at 8:00 a.m.  We will then head to brunch at Greek Islands. For questions, reach out to ya@olgcparish.net.
Simple Service Saturday
Sat, Aug 3 | 9am | Solanus Casey Center | Detroit
Young Adults are invited to join in the good works of the Capuchin Ministries for a morning of service. The morning will begin at 9 am at the Solanus Casey Center with a prayer service.  Then we will have 2 hours of service at Capuchin Soup Kitchen - Earthworks Urban Farm.
Mass for Celebrating the Young People in Our Families
Sun, Aug 4 | 12-1pm | Solanus Casey Center | Detroit
Join us for this Mass to celebrate the young people in our families, from infants and toddlers to teens and young adults. Fr. Solanus was part of a huge family and knew the struggles of growing up and family life. To help today's families raise children that are strong in Christ and in their Catholic Faith, there will be a Mass for Families at the Solanus Casey Center. Parents and Grandparents: Feel free to bring babies, toddlers, children, teens, young adults, grandchildren, etc. Light refreshments to follow in the dining hall.
Tap into Life – St. Clare
Sun, Aug 4 | 6-9pm | Capuchin Retreat Center | Washington
Become a mirror image of Christ by learning from St. Clare's experiences of falling in love through the gaze, meditation, contemplation, and call to imitate Christ. Come join us for Tap Into Life on Sunday, August 4 as we talk about St. Clare! There will be Mass at 6pm, followed by dinner, a talk from Fr. Tom, and small group sharing. We hope you can come and be a part of this great young adult ministry!
Campfire Catechism
Wed, Aug 7 | 8-9:15pm | Our Lady of Good Counsel Church – patio outside social hall | Plymouth
Join young adults ages 18-33 to dive into the teachings of the Church around a summer campfire.
Pool Party – Holy Family Young Adults
Thu, Aug 8 | 7-9pm | 41430 Mission Ln | Novi
Please join the Holy Family Young Adult group at Tia's parents' house for a good old fashioned pool party and barbecue. There will be burgers, hot dogs, and drinks! Please bring a side if you can! Make sure to bring a suit and towel to enjoy the pool!
 St. Mary Young Adult Mass
Wed, Aug 14 | 7:30pm | St. Mary | Royal Oak
We’ll be having our monthly young adult mass followed by time to socialize at a bar after.  Bring a friend!
Young Catholic Professionals – Networking Happy Hour
Wed, Aug 14 | 7pm | Fowling Warehouse | Hamtramck
Join us for a fun evening of Young Catholic Professional networking and fowling.  Networking Happy Hours are casual, quarterly events held at a local bar. Icebreakers are provided and the focus is on creating contacts and building relationships with peers in your industry. Admission is free, and appetizers are provided, but alcohol must be purchased.
Faith in the D – Happy Hour
Thu, Aug 15 | 5:30-7pm | Monarch Club | Detroit
Please join us for our monthly happy on August 15 from 5:30-7:00 at the Monarch Club (33 John R Street, Detroit).
Friendly Faith Formation
Tue, Aug 20 | 7:30-9pm | St. Anastasia – Meeting Room B | Troy
A casual, friendly, young adult community, where we discuss aspects of Catholic teaching and personal experiences to grow in knowledge of our faith and application of the faith to our lives. Members have the opportunity to lead through planning and facilitating these discussions. If you have any questions, please email 3F.stanastasia@gmail.com.
Faith in the D – Bonfire
Wed, Aug 21 | Ss. Peter & Paul Jesuit | Detroit
We will be hosting a bonfire on August 21. Contact parishlife@ssppjesuit.org for details.
Summer 2019 Church Crawl
Sat, Aug 24 | 3:30-9:30pm | St. Charles Borromeo | Newport
Join Gatekeepers and the Monroe Evangelization Committee for a Church Crawl.  You must register online at www.MonroeGatekeepers.com. Marking Going on Facebook will not reserve you a seat, please register using the link.
Space is limited to the first 30 persons!
3:30pm Depart St. Charles Catholic Church, Newport
4:30pm-5:30pm Mass at Most Holy Trinity Catholic Church, Corktown, Detroit
6:00pm-7:00pm Tour of the historic Ste. Anne de Detroit Catholic Church, Corktown, Detroit
7:00pm-9:00pm Dinner on your own in Corktown
9:30pm Arrive at St. Charles, Newport
Cost is $12 and includes transportation to the pilgrimage sites and tour of Ste. Anne de Detroit.  Dinner is not included in the cost.  Space is limited to the first 30 persons.  Payment must be received no later than August 16 and can be hand-delivered to Joe Boggs or mailed to Monroe Evangelization Committee, c/o Joe Boggs, 14408 Jonathon Road, Monroe, MI 48161
Spirituality Night: Mass and Discussion – Holy Family Young Adults
Sun, Aug 25 | 10:30am-1pm | Church of the Holy Family | Novi
Please join us for 10:30am mass (sitting behind the choir) followed by a discussion led by Tia. We will be discussing a set of Fr. Mike Schmitz videos. We will be meeting in the youth group after mass for discussion and donuts
Young Catholic Professionals – Executive Speaker Series
Wed, Aug 28 | 7-9pm | Old St. Mary’s | Detroit
YCP Detroit Executive Speaker Series is a free event every month in which executives share their professional and faith journeys with young professionals in their 20’s and 30’s, challenging them to ‘Work in Witness for Christ!’ Complimentary beer, wine, and appetizers are provided before the keynote.  This month’s keynote speaker is Mike Stefanski