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FAITH Grand Rapids - December 2017

Cover image: December 2017 FAITH GR magazineWelcome to FAITH Grand Rapids online!

This month in FAITH:

Message from Bishop Walkowiak: 
We must act (Read)
On the cover: A life of limits buoyed by uncommon faith: Facing a rare disease, Jim Mathews chooses to focus on the things he can still do
by Tom Rademacher (Read)
Feature: From sub buns to Soup's On, faith inspires Bob and Deb to feed the hungry
by Paul R. Kopenkoskey (Read)
On the Road to Sunday: 'My Lord and my God' come into my mind, my heart, my soul, my life 
by Cami Mann (Read)
In the Spirit: Faith of us fathers by Brian J. Plachta (Read)
Local News: CIC celebrates 70 years of sharing the faith, fellowship by Kelly McLaughlin (Read)
Reflections from the Convocation of Catholic Leaders: Each upcoming issue of FAITH will feature a reflection from a member of the diocesan delegation to the Catholic Convocation which took place in Orlando in July 2017.
In this month's issue: Becoming a Church of the peripheries by Mark Mann (Read)
Read previous columns: November | October
Vocations: Praying alone and together by Father Ron Hutchinson (Read)
Last Word:  Oranges on St. Lucy's Day by Monsignor Gus Ancona (Read


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Annalise Laumeyer, editor-in-chief
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Patricia Mish, managing editor
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