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FAITH Grand Rapids - September 2018

Cover image, FAITH September: Sister Marie FaustinaWelcome to FAITH Grand Rapids online!

Read the digital edition or read individual articles and columns below. 
This month in FAITH: 
Message from Bishop Walkowiak: A Labor Day reflection on the dignity of work (Read)
On the cover: from Pewamo to Rome - Sister Marie Faustina represents her generation ahead of the worldwide Synod by Maryalene Laponsie (Read)
Feature: Jobless but not hopeless - Cheryl finds spiritual strength, meaningful work through parish group by Paul R. Kopenkoskey (Read)
On the Road to Sunday: Walking with others when the road gets bumpy by Cami Mann (Read)
In the Spirit: The spiritual practice that inspired St. Teresa of Calcutta by Amy Oatley (Read)
Reflection: V Encuentro - National dialogue about Hispanic ministry begins at home by Valentina García (Read)
Reflections from the Convocation of Catholic Leaders: Each issue of FAITH going back to October 2017 has featured 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: 
Finding a unified approach to evangelization by Deacon Jim Thorndill (Read)
Read previous Convocation columns: 2018: MayApril | March | Jan/Feb | 2017: December | November | October 
Vocations: Sharing the joys of life as a priest by Father Stephen Durkee (Read)
Last Word: Always a disciple 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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