“I wish others knew that being Catholic is so rewarding. This faith is the core of who I am, and I am so thankful for it.”
FAITH asked Sam Webb about his involvement in campus ministry.
Living his faith means being an active member of his parish.
As a college student volunteer, he experienced how God works in mustard seed ways.
Her prayer group is a hub of parish and community support.
She Enjoys ‘Helping People in a Meaningful Way’
Alice shares the peace of God with the homebound and dying in the Howell area.
On Jan. 27, hundreds of Catholics participated in the March for Life at the State Capitol to march for the dignity of every human life.
She loved Jesus, but never saw herself teaching anyone, let alone teenagers.
A civil engineer and father of five, Brian Smith of St. Mary’s Parish in Westphalia works hard to carve out time to serve the Lord and share his love.
A small act to support a foster parent on the Rosebud Indian Reservation grew into a group effort.
For Evangelina Palma Ramírez, Ph.D., from Cristo Rey Parish, accompaniment (acompañamiento) is walking with people, being with them, listening to their joyful and sad experiences and helping them acquire what they need.
For Sarah, witnessing is about how you live your daily life.
The key is reminding people that they are good and that God is pleased with them.
John Thelen began volunteering with St. Vincent de Paul in St. Johns in 1995, and is now the executive director.
Sue Davis of St. Gerard Parish in Lansing has been bringing the Eucharist to patients at local hospitals for 11 years.
Jo Hooper shares a mother’s warmth
This tight-knit group takes care of their parish and each other
As a retired chief accounting officer, she knows the value of robust bookkeeping.
“I hope the people I transport gain a better understanding of God’s purpose through the services we provide,” explains Gary Kinneer. “Hopefully it brings them closer to God.”
Jill discovered her own call and vocation, now she prays for others to realize their own.
Jack W. Chan of the Immaculate Heart of Mary Church in Lansing is a natural-born, tried-and-true missionary pilgrim if there ever was one.
Mary VanPoppelen became a volunteer at Mother Teresa House after retiring from the family business about a year and a half ago.
Bill Fritz, a retired Delphi Special Investigations Audit Manager, volunteers five days a week verifying electrical and electronic donations at the Catholic Charities Mid-Michigan ReSource Warehouse.