October Respect Life Month

Pro-Life Movie at St Bartholomew Oct 19th at 6:30pm 
We will have snacks and offer a children’s movie in a separate room.

Insight Pregnancy Services Fall Fundraising Banquet Oct 27th at 6pm
At All Saints Catholic Church in Fremont.
Dinner and speaker.
No cost for tickets but reservations are required and a free will donation will take place. Call for reservations: 231-335-2413

40 Days for Life (October 20th from 7am to 7pm )
40 days for Life is an internationally coordinated 40-day campaign that aims to end abortion locally through  prayer and fasting, community outreach, and a peaceful all-day vigil in front of abortion businesses. St Joseph and St Bartholomew parishes have Wed, October 20th from 7am to 7pm to keep vigil at the clinic in Grand Rapids: Heritage Clinic for Women 320 East Fulton Street, GR  Please join us in prayer by signing up for an hour time slot.  Sign up sheet will be in Gathering Space or online HERE

Prayer Cards
You will find St Joseph, defender of Life prayer cards in the pews during the month of October. This prayer card highlight four scenes from the life of St. Joseph that help illustrate his protection of the gift of human life. In this year of St Joseph, let us continue to ask for his intercession to protect all life.

White Roses
During October there will be 63 white roses in the church to represent the 62,502,904 babies that have been killed by abortion since Roe v. Wade in 1973.  One rose for each Million children lost.

Holy Hour for Life
Offer a holy hour for life during Eucharistic Adoration.
Every Tuesday – 3-6 pm St. Bartholomew
Every Thursday 10 am St. Joseph
First Thursday of the Month – 4-8 pm St. Joseph




40 Days for Life Sign up Sheet