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14 September 22, 2017 THE U.P. CATHOLIC RETREATS & SPIRITUAL JOURNEYS www.upcatholic.org Holy Cross Cemetery Escanaba & Marquette Fall Notification Each year, in order to beautify our cemetery, our grounds and maintenance crews perform the final cleaning of the year and make preparations for the winter. All decorations, tributes, flowers (natural and artificial), pots, baskets and wreaths should be removed by families by October 15th. Articles not removed by this time will be disposed of by Cemetery personnel. Families may leave a shepherd's hook but should remove the arrangement. Christmas Wreaths may be placed after November 15th. We appreciate your assistance. If you need assistance or have questions, contact Neil at (906) 225-0191 Tom at (906) 786-4685 Autumn is a great time to stop in to discuss our available Plot and Columbarium Niches. Also available are our decorating and planting regulations. I'd love to spend some quality time with you! Prayer partners are needed for Perpetual Eucharistic Adoration. Say YES to that inner voice calling YOU. Stop in today and/or call to set up your very own personal hour with the Lord. Iron Mountain Area - "B" St. & Stockbridge (906) 774-5157 Menominee Area - 2735 Taylor St., Marinette (906) 863-6524 Marquette Area - St. Peter Cathedral (906) 226-6548 Sponsored by the Perpetual Eucharistic Adoration Chapel at St. Peter Cathedral, Marquette, MI everything else. These three days of prayer, Christian fel- lowship and shared wisdom, is a retreat designed to help men put God first. Young and old, married and single, Cath- olic and Protestant men of many walks of life bringing their faith and wisdom to encourage each other. The weekends retreat director will be Father Ben Hasse. ADVENT RETREAT Dec. 16-17 (Saturday afternoon to Sunday lunch) Have you ever felt like your celebration of Christ- mas wasnt as spiritual as it should be? This year, get ready to celebrate Christs birth by spending an over- night retreat. The two day retreat will include studying the Scriptural stories of Je- sus birth, singing the songs of the season, and enjoying the holiday tales that warm the heart. CURSILLO Roman Catholic Men's Cursillo: Feb. 22-25, 2018; Roman Catholic Women's Cursillo: March 8-11, 2018; Non Roman Catholic Men's Cursillo: Feb. 15-18, 2018; Non Roman Catholic Women's Cursillo: March 1-4, 2018 Roman Catholic Cursillo and non-Roman Catholic Cursillo weekends provide various conferences by clergy and witness talks by fellow Christians. It is designed to empower people to be more of a Christian witness in their families, workplaces and in everyday lives. Participants deepen their faith and learn how to better live out their faith in society. The Cursillo weekend is part of the greater Cursillo movement, the goal of which is to make Christ the prime influence in society. YOUTH ENCOUNTER Oct. 27-29 Similar to the Cursillo weekend, but for young adults. Youth Encounter Christ (YEC) is a powerful weekend of understanding and experiencing the Chris- tian faith for young adults ages 16-20. In addition to the retreat, there is a follow-up program that helps those who attended to carry out what was learned and transfer it to their every- day lives. More information about YEC can be found at www. youthencounterchrist.org. A spring YEC is also held each year. The cost is $25 per person. Contact Barry and Yvonne Voss at (906) 563- 5187 for more information and to receive an application. FROM PAGE 13 MARYGROVE: Retreat opportunities FILE PHOTO An outside view of the entrance of Marygrove.

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