Links of Interest

eCatechist.com  - if you are involved with spreading the Word of God to others here is a wonderful resource providing ideas, inspiration, resources and teaching and learning strategies for catechists, as well as diocesan and parish leaders responsible for ongoing education and certification of catechists.

Support Holy Family Radio in West Michigan – WVHF – 1140AM   Strong Faith, Strong Family
Holy Family Radio is the only Catholic radio station in West Michigan and its mission is to broadcast the knowledge, love and practice of the Roman Catholic Faith.  The station seeks to offer a spiritual and educational gift to all listeners to help build stronger marriages and families, greater unity, and growth in discipleship and apostleship.

Dominican Center at Marywood
Dominican Center at Marywood (DCM) shares the Dominican spirit and tradition that is the heart of their campus in Grand Rapids.  The programs they offer are rooted in experiential prayer, shared study and community building.  Open to people of different faith traditions and walks of life, DCM enriches the spiritual journey and deepens the relationship with God.  A Centering Prayer Group meets at the Dominican Center every Tuesday evening at 5:30PM – all are welcome.
- November 2012 at Dominican Center

Catholic Information Center – Grand Rapids
The Catholic Information Center offers programs for Catholics and others seeking to learn more about Catholic belief, practice, and other faith issues.  A Centering Prayer Group meets at the CIC every Tuesday evening at 7:00PM – all are welcome.

Transformations Spiritual Center
Transformations Spiritual Center is a ministry of the sisters of the Congregation of St Joseph located within their motherhouse in Nazareth, MI.  Offered are a series of spiritual programs for guests from any faith tradition.  Programs vary each year, but often include centering prayer, spiritual direction, retreats, physical spiritual programs like yoga, self improvement programs like 12-step, and hands-on programs like painting watercolors and writing icons.  For a full list of current programs visit their website.
-  October 2012 Newsletter

Contemplative Outreach Book Store
Support for the contemplative life.  Books, audio, DVD and numerous brochures are available to help you nourish and grow your relationship with God.

Father William Meninger is one of the leading proponents of Contemplative Prayer.  He has written several books, articles, and recorded numerous audio programs to help individuals grow and deepen their Christian prayer life.  Visit his bookstore to see the wide variety of information available.